Quantifi Photonics targets AI, HPC and cloud apps with its QCA Series analyzer

Jan. 31, 2024
The new QCA platform can help scale interconnect technologies to high-volume manufacturing.  
Quantifi Photonics is using the DesignCon 2024 trade show to debut its QCA Series High-Speed Communication Analyzer. 

The QCA Series is a digital sampling oscilloscope designed to offer cost-effective performance and enable manufacturers of next-gen interconnects to overcome the critical testing roadblock of scaling production to high volumes. 

Ideally suited to perform high-precision measurements in parallel for optimized test throughput and reduced cost-of-test in high-volume testing and manufacturing applications, the QCA Series can be easily integrated into existing assembly and alignment equipment used to manufacture next-generation interconnects.

The new QCA Series targets 100-800G and 1.6T Ethernet applications, emerging Co-Packaged Optics and In-package Optical I/O, and computer interfaces such as PCI Express and USB. 

Initially, the QCA is an electrical version for 25G NRZ and 26.6/53.1 Gigabaud PAM4 and will be followed by an optical version. 

To facilitate the triggering of the QCA for optimum measurement accuracy, particularly for DSP-based technologies, Quantifi Photonics will also be offering the QCR Series of Clock Recovery modules. Powering the QCA is the VISEYE analysis software and graphical user interface.

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