OFC/NFOEC 2013, USA: TriQuint Semiconductor Inc. has expanded its optical infrastructure portfolio with five new transimpedance amplifiers (TIA), enabling the company to now serve both transmit and receive portions of high performance optical networks.
The new product family complements TriQuint’s industry-leading modulator driver portfolio for 10, 40, 100 Gb/s and next-generation 200G/400G systems.
TriQuint’s new TIAs offer performance benefits tailored to key design requirements that support 40G, 100G and emerging optical systems. TriQuint’s new products are part of a recent technology acquisition from Micram Microelectronic GmbH.
The continual worldwide growth in smartphone and tablet data traffic as well as other broadband mobile devices is driving global network capacity expansion. Optical networks remain the most economical means for long-distance, high-speed data transfers across wired and mobile device networks.
Infonetics Research commented recently that the global optical market is expected to grow in 2013, with expansion primarily in North America, China, Europe and the Middle East.