Applied Optoelectronics Announces 100 Gbps Optical Modules

SUGAR LAND, TX -- Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. unleashes new 100 Gbps optical modules for datacenter applications.

"As a leading optics supplier to rapidly-expanding Web 2.0 data center operators, we are excited to bring next-generation 100 gigabit-per-second optics to market. We believe that the data throughput, low power consumption, and wide operating temperature range of our QSFP-28 product offerings will enable our customers to more efficiently build and operate their datacenters and we are proud to introduce these industry-leading products," commented Dr. Thompson Lin, AOI's Founder, President, and CEO.

Key Product Highlights

Multimode QSFP-28:

• Single QSFP-28 Transceivers and Active Optical Cable (AOC) types
• Support both Infiniband (EDR, 100 Gb/s) and Ethernet (IEEE 802.3bm) protocols
• Power consumption of 3.5W (7W for AOC variants)
• Compliant with QSFP28 MSA SFF-8665

Parallel Single Mode (PSM-4):

• Compliant with QSFP28 MSA SFF-8665
• Compliant with Ethernet IEEE 802.3bm protocol
• High-performance 4x1310-nm uncooled DFB lasers
• -5 to +70degrees C operation
• Power consumption of 3.5W

Single-fiber CWDM (CLR-4):

• Compliant with QSFP+ MSA SFF-8665
• Compliant with IEEE 802.3bm/100G-CLR4
• High-performance 4-channel CWDM uncooled DFB lasers
• 5 to +70degrees C operation
• Power consumption of 3.5W

Multimode product samples are available now, with PSM-4 and CLR-4 products expected to be available later this year. Complete product specifications, availability, and pricing are available upon request.

For additional information, visit

Suggested Articles

IP theft and technology transfer are key components of eight-part deal

According to a Gartner report, global semiconductor revenue totaled $418.3 billion in 2019, down 11.9% from 2018.

3D printed prosthetic arm has Arm M4 processor inside on board built by Particle