GN2255 is a bidirectional Tri-Edge CDR with integrated DML driver for 50Gbps SFP56 PAM4 5G wireless optical modules
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Semtech's Tri-Edge for 5G Wireless (Graphic: Business Wire)
The rollout of 5G technology continues to create new opportunities across industries, but current infrastructure cannot support all use cases. At the same time, the COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized the importance of seamless wireless connectivity with device usage going up across the board worldwide: 70 percent of global Internet users surveyed reported using their smartphones or mobile phones more as a direct result of the coronavirus outbreak, according to a study from
The GN2255 Tri-Edge IC is the industry’s first analog IC solution enabling ultra-low latency, less than 1.5W module power and industry leading performance for up to 10km reach for 50Gbps PAM4 SFP56 optical modules. Semtech’s Tri-Edge technology and proprietary DML compensation will enable use of high volume, low cost 25Gbps bandwidth optics to operate at 50Gbps PAM4.
“Semtech is at the forefront of innovation with this new Tri-Edge IC and we look forward to collaborating with system vendors and our optical module partners to enable next-generation 5G wireless front haul deployments,” said
The Tri-Edge wireless IC is now available for sampling and Semtech will also offer a complete Reference Design Kit (RDK) including complete module-level firmware to enable rapid adoption of Semtech’s solution.
Semtech’s 5G wireless Tri-Edge CDR portfolio includes:
- GN2255: Bidirectional 50Gbps PAM4 Tri-Edge CDR with Integrated DML driver
Semtech’s comprehensive 5G wireless ClearEdge® CDR portfolio includes:
- GN2152: Bidirectional 24-28Gbps ClearEdge CDR with Integrated DML Driver
- GN2146: Bidirectional 24-28Gbps ClearEdge CDR with Integrated EML / MZM Driver
- GN2154: Bidirectional 24-28Gbps ClearEdge CDR with Integrated SE EML Driver
- GN2148: Single 24-28Gbps ClearEdge CDR with Integrated VCSEL Driver
- GN2149: Single 24-28Gbps ClearEdge CDR with Integrated TIA
Semtech’s 5G wireless FiberEdge TIA portfolio includes:
- GN1086: 24-28Gbps FiberEdge TIA
- GN1089 / GN1800: 50Gbps PAM4 FiberEdge TIA
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 markets. For more information, visit www.semtech.com/optical.
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