NeoPhotonics Corporation (Anaheim, CA) [NYSE: NPTN] has announced a new 100 G Variable Power Intradyne Coherent Receiver (VICR). The PIC-based VICR integrates a variable optical attenuator (VOA) on the signal path and is designed to increase dynamic range and improve the optical signal to noise ratio (OSNR) for both single channel and multiple coincident signals. Features include:
- Colorless channel drop operation.
- Up to 100 times higher power falling on the receiver than in the single channel case.
- A PIC variable optical attenuator that provides control and stability to the input signal.
- 100 G CFP and CFP2 transponders for client side transmission.
For more information visit www.neophotonics.com.