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Sumitomo readies 8Gbit/s SFP+ transceivers

Posted: 19 Feb 2008 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:Sumitomo transceivers? Fibre Channel? SFP+?

Japan's Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd is rolling out 8Gbit/s SFP+ optical transceivers for Fibre Channel applications. SFP+ is the next-generation transceiver package for 8Gbit/s Fibre Channel applications, at 850nm and 1310nm. SEI is releasing three transceivers in the SPP5100/5101 series, which include the SPP5100/5101SX for FC-PI-4 using an 850nm VCSEL for operation over multimode fiber (MMF) at distances up to 150m; SPP5100/5101MX for FC-PI-4 using a 1310nm Fabry-Perot laser for operation over single mode fiber (SMF) at distances up to 1.4km; and SPP5100/5101LXfor FC-PI-4 using a 1310-nm DFB laser for operation over single-mode fiber (SMF) at distances up to 10km. The SPP5100 series is fully RoHS compliant.

- Ismini Scouras

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