Market Opportunity: 5G

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5G-FRONTHAUL
NAMEDESCRIPTIONPROCESSSIZESTATUSDescription
1x25G DML Drivers with Dual-CDR
PHXD2801
SMF: 5G-Fronthaul for 300m – 10km
CMOS
6mm x 5mm
FCBGA
Mass Production
Low-Cost CDR+Driver for 25G-Fronthaul with 10G-DML
12.5GBaud-PAM4: PHY-IC
PHX2025
SMF: 5G for 15km-40km
CMOSWLCSPMass ProductionPublished: OFC-2020. Enables 5G-speed (25Gbps) over 4G-distance (+20km)
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25Gbps using 10Gbps-DML laser (High-Temperature)

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12.5GBaud-PAM4 Gearbox using 10Gbps-DML Laser

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