Xanoptix announces a new optical transceiver

April 25, 2001
Apr. 25, 2001--Xanoptix, Inc. announced a smaller form factor version of their XTM-1 high-density optical transceiver. This latest XTM-1 is made for distances greater than 1km and has a total bandwidth of 225 Gb/s.

Xanoptix, Inc. announced a smaller form factor version of their XTM-1 high-density optical transceiver. This latest XTM-1 is made for distances greater than 1km and has a total bandwidth of 225 Gb/s.

XTM-1�s small form factor is achieved by the use of massively parallel optical transmitters and receivers, custom IC design which includes the on-chip laser drivers and receiver amplifiers, breakthroughs in packaging and the use of a new ferrule for MT form factor connectors. This innovative 72-fiber connector incorporates a dense 6x12 array of multimode fibers. The XTM-1 transceiver contains 36 transmit and 36 receive channels operating asynchronously up to 3.125 Gb/s per channel. The XTM-1 is ideal for a variety of interconnect applications due to its significantly smaller size and efficient use of circuit board space.

For this low-profile in-system version, XTM-1�s height has been reduced to 0.5" (1.27 cm) allowing it to be integrated into dense chassis configurations. Also contributing to the value of XTM-1 in high-density applications is the use of differential current mode logic (CML) electrical interfaces, open access to its 256 pin BGA for electrical I/O, and its low power requirements. Additionally, XTM-1 can be assembled using industry standard pick and place equipment and solder reflow techniques.

The XTM-1 provides an optical transceiver solution that has a more compact size, significantly higher bandwidth, simplified cabling and greater networking flexibility in comparison to other products available today. These advantages will help system designers develop cutting edge high-speed communications equipment.

Xanoptix will unveil the latest XTM-1 transceiver and demonstrate its abilities at NetWorld+Interop 2001 in Las Vegas May 8 -10.

About Xanoptix:

Xanoptix develops high-speed optical connection products for next generation data links and optical communication applications. For more information, visit www.xanoptix.com.

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