Oclaro, Inc.
Sep 19, 2016

Oclaro to Demonstrate 400GBASE-LR8 CFP8 Transceiver over 10km Singlemode Fiber at ECOC 2016

- Demo highlights Oclaro's continued market leadership and innovation in high bandwidth pluggable modules
- Reaffirms Oclaro's commitment to be first-to-market with the most advanced technologies and form factors that meet the industry's growing demand for higher data rates
- New CFP8 module delivers 4X more bandwidth than existing 100G solutions in a small and compact footprint

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR), a leading provider and innovator of optical communications solutions, today announced that it will be showcasing a live demo of a CFP8 transceiver operating over 10km in its booth #384 at ECOC 2016 in Dusselforf, Germany from Sept 19-22, 2016.  Featuring a small 40mm x 102mm x 9.5mm form factor, the new CFP8 module delivers four times more bandwidth than existing 100G solutions, enabling Oclaro to meet the industry's explosive demand for higher data rates between router and transport 400G client side interfaces in core networks.

"Oclaro continues to raise the bar on delivering the higher-density, lower costs, lower power dissipation and pluggable interfaces that customers need for next generation 400G networks," said Yves LeMaitre, President, Optical Connectivity Business at Oclaro, Inc. "As the first optical company to demonstrate a CFP8 design, we have once again leveraged our proven leadership in delivering volume CFP modules, and our world-class expertise in photonics integration and cooled 1310nm 28Gbps EA-DFB laser technologies. As we continue stretching the limits of core optical technologies, this expertise will be critical for moving the industry forward and providing the higher bandwidths required in future networks."

About the CFP8 Transceiver

Oclaro's 400G CFP8 transceiver provides customers with a dense-port and high-throughput solution with its compact size and low power consumption. The CFP8 leverages Oclaro's proven technology from its earlier CFP, CFP2 and CFP4 designs to ensure high quality and high performance. This includes its best-in-class cooled 1310nm 28Gbps EA-DFB laser technology, integrated TOSA and ROSA, and 28Gbps 4ch integrated PIN-PD array. Additional features of the Oclaro CFP8 transceiver include the following:

  • Compliant with 400GBASE-LR8 optical and CDAIU-16 electrical interface specifications that are under final standardization process by the IEEE 802.3bs task force;
  • Fully integrated 8l x 53.125Gbit/s optical transceiver module modulated using 4-level pulse amplitude modulation (PAM4) format;
  • Consists of 1310nm wavelength EA-DFB LDs, Driver ICs, PIN photo-diodes, Trans Impedance Amplifier (TIA) ICs, Optical Multiplexer/De-Multiplexer and a PAM4 to NRZ encoder/De-coder and SERDES integrated DSP IC with a 16 channel x 26.5625Gbit/s electrical interface;
  • Conforms to CFP8 hardware specifications for mechanical dimensions, connectors and footprint; and
  • Features power supply voltage of +3.3V and is hot pluggable in Z-direction by a 124-pin connector.

About Oclaro

Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR), is a leader in optical components, modules and subsystems for the core optical, enterprise and data center markets. Leveraging more than three decades of laser technology innovation, photonics integration, and subsystem design, Oclaro provides differentiated solutions for optical networks and high-speed interconnects driving the next wave of streaming video, cloud computing, application virtualization and other bandwidth-intensive and high-speed applications. For more information, visit www.oclaro.com or follow on Twitter at @OclaroInc.

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