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Macom opens Optoelectronics Innovation Lab in China


Demonstrates silicon photonics CWDM4, 200G PAM-4 optical interconnect link and 10G-PON solutions to region's top customers

Macom, a US supplier of RF, microwave and lightwave semiconductor products, has opened an Optoelectronics Customer Innovation Lab in Shenzhen, China.

At the opening event, Macom displayed live demonstrations covering silicon photonics CWDM4, 200G PAM-4 optical interconnect links and 10G-PON solutions to the region's top customers, targeting 100G, 400G and beyond optical applications.

Customers in attendance included Huawei, APAT, Mentech, Xgiga, Ruigu, Moduletek, Hi-Optel, CIG, and Lumentum.

"The opening of Macom's Optoelectronics Innovation Lab allowed us to showcase the progress we have made leveraging our preeminent product and technology portfolio across CWDM4, PAM-4 and 10G PON Solutions," said Vivek Rajgharia, senior VP and general manager, Lightwave Business Unit, at Macom.

"This is another step in our efforts to drive optical design innovation and collaboration with our customers, servicing demand. Our customers are looking to Macom to not only deliver industry components but also accelerate their time to market, working closely with them on technical and design support to enable their deployments."

As a hub of the world's 100G, 400G and beyond optical and photonic development, the new lab is located in KeXing Science Park, Shenzhen, and focuses on supporting customers using Macom's optoelectronic and photonic components to enable Cloud data centres, Client Access and Metro/Long-haul applications.

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