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Semtech Enables Industry’s Most Integrated IC Bundle for Data Center and Wireless Applications

March 12, 2018 at 8:00 AM EDT
ClearEdge® CDR platform expands its portfolio with initial production of an integrated DML laser driver and TIA

CAMARILLO, Calif., March 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, today announced the expansion of its ClearEdge® CDR platform with the initial production of its IC bundle for data center and wireless applications.

Semtech's New IC Bundle
Semtech's new optical IC bundle

The new quad ClearEdge CDR (GN2105B) with an integrated DML laser driver and Semtech’s latest offering of quad ClearEdge CDR with Integrated TIA (GN2110S) provides an optimized chipset for 100G PSM4 and CWDM4 module solutions.

“Semtech’s complete ClearEdge IC bundle enables our customers to differentiate their products with industry leading low power, while achieving maximum performance,” said Imran Sherazi, Vice President of Marketing and Applications for Semtech’s Signal Integrity Products Group. “Semtech is committed to being a strategic IC partner to our optical module customers, while enabling innovative and differentiated IC solutions.”

Semtech will privately demonstrate the new solutions in its OFC booth (#1322) at the San Diego Convention Center.

ClearEdge GN2105B CDR Product Information:

  • ClearEdge GN2105B is a quad CDR with integrated DML laser driver
  • Used in applications such as 100G QSFP28 PSM4 and CWDM4 modules
  • Extended Data Rate (24.0Gb/s to 28.1Gb/s) and i-Temp support 
  • Offered in a compact 5.0mm x 5.5 mm FC-CSP package
  • Enables highly differentiated and best-in-class <3.5W module solutions when the transceiver is paired with Semtech’s ClearEdge GN2110S quad CDR with an Integrated TIA
  • Allows module designs based on both chip-on-board optics and passive TOSAs for maximum customer flexibility

ClearEdge GN2110S CDR Product Information:

  • ClearEdge GN2110S is a quad CDR with integrated TIA 
  • Used in applications such as 100G QSFP28 PSM4 and CWDM4 modules
  • Offers best in class sensitivity and overload performance
  • Extended Data Rate (24.0Gb/s to 28.1Gb/s) and i-Temp support 
  • Ultra-low power of 640mW
  • Available in small die size of 3.02mm by 2.04mm as bare die


About Semtech’s Optical Products
Semtech’s optical networking product platforms provide high-performance signal integrity for optical module solutions used by leading companies in the data center/enterprise networking, wireless infrastructure and passive optical network/Fiber to the X markets. For more information, visit

About Semtech
Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms for high-end consumer, enterprise computing, communications, and industrial equipment. Products are designed to benefit the engineering community as well as the global community. The Company is dedicated to reducing the impact it, and its products, have on the environment. Internal green programs seek to reduce waste through material and manufacturing control, use of green technology and designing for resource reduction. Publicly traded since 1967, Semtech is listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol SMTC. For more information, visit

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Ronda Grech
Semtech Corporation 
(805) 250-1263

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