MAY 1, 2007 -- The global optical component supplier, Wuhan Telecommunication Devices Co., Ltd. (search for WTD) recently announced the availability of a 10-Gbit/sec tunable transponder that the company officially unveiled at the Optical Fiber Conference (OFC) in March.
WTD says the newly announced 10-Gbit/sec tunable transponder is integrated with a Mach Zehnder (MZ) Lithium Niobate (LiNbO3) external modulator and 16 channels of 622-Mbit/sec mux/demux. It is fully compliant to Telcordia GR-253 and OIF SFI-4. The new transponder is ideal for use in metro/regional/long haul DWDM universal and spare line cards, says the company. Target applications include dynamic wavelength provisioning in reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexing (search for ROADM) environments.
According to the company, the new 10-Gbit/sec tunable transponder is full C- and L- band tunable.