Fiber optic transmission equipment including transceivers & transponders for SFP, SFF, CFP, CXP & XFP: Lightwave


Optical transmission equipment includes transceivers, transponders, and similar modules. XFP, SFP, SFP+, SFF, and QSFP are some of the more popular form factors, with CXP and CFP emerging for 100-Gbps applications. You’ll find product and tutorial information about such modules on this page.


Transmission NEWS & PRODUCTS

InnoLight rolls out 100G QSFP28, CFP4 optical transceivers

04/09/2015 Optical transceiver supplier InnoLight Technology Corp. has launch a varied line of 100G QSFP28 a...

Luxtera offers PSM4 QSFP28 optical module, silicon photonics chipset

04/09/2015 After a fairly quiet period, silicon photonics pioneer Luxtera has announced a pair of new produc...

CDFP Rev. 3.0 for 400-Gbps optical modules now available

03/31/2015 The CDFP Multi-Source Agreement (MSA) last week released Rev. 3.0 of its specifications for a 400...

Skorpios states case for silicon photonics at OFC

03/25/2015 Silicon photonics focused startup Skorpios Technologies, Inc. is using OFC 2015 to demonstrate it...

MACOM demos linear EML driver for 400G

03/25/2015 At OFC 2015, communications semiconductor vendor M/A-COM Technlogy Solutions Inc. (MACOM) is high...

Consortium for On-Board Optics targets specs for higher data center faceplate density

03/24/2015 Having decided that even pluggable modules are too big, a consortium has formed to create specifi...

Oclaro demos 28-Gbps SFP optical transceiver for 32GFC, 25GbE

03/24/2015 Optical components and subsystem specialist Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR) is showing off at OFC in ...

Acacia Communications offers 400-Gbps coherent transceiver module

03/23/2015 Coherent optical module vendor Acacia Communications, having been first to market with a coherent...

Applied Optoelectronics offers 100-Gbps optical transceiver line

03/23/2015 Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) will highlight a new range of data center 100-Gbps op...

ColorChip unveils QSFP28 optical transceiver for CWDM4/CLR4 applications

03/23/2015 Optical transceiver supplier ColorChip Ltd. has announced a 4x25G QSFP28 optical module that meet...

OE Solutions offers CSC LambdaRich optical transceivers

03/23/2015 Optical module developer OE Solutions will use OFC in Los Angeles March 23-26 to highlight its ne...

Fujitsu offers CFP2-ACO coherent optical transceiver

03/19/2015 Fujitsu Optical Components Ltd. (FOC) has jumped in line for what should be a parade of CFP2 Anal...

OE Solutions, AimValley offer IP OAM Smart SFP transceiver

03/19/2015 OE Solutions and AimValley have extended their collaboration on Smart SFP optical transceivers wi...

Dual micro-ITLA now sampling from Oclaro

03/18/2015 Optical component and subsystem developer Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR) reveals it is now sampling ...

OpenOptics MSA founders offer WDM specifications for Open Compute Project

03/10/2015 Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX) and optical startup RANOVUS, founders of the OpenOptic...

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by Stephen Hardy
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