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Embedded Transceivers

Embedded transceivers are chip-sized components based on 850 nm VCSEL and offering bandwidth up to 300 Gbps for short reach applications (<300 m). These transceivers can be soldered or socketed to a printed circuit board and are well suited for small, compact systems requiring high I/O density, low power, and small space. Many of these transceivers have been qualified to operate in harsh environments, such as the ones found in space, and aerospace and defense applications.

Embedded Transceivers
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SpaceABLE 28G SL Series 4TRX, 12TX, and 12RX

The SpaceABLE ® 28G SL Series radiation resistant transceivers are engineered to withstand radiation doses >100 krad (Si). The SpaceABLE 28G SL Series low profile screw-in module mounts to the board via an LGA connector (interposer). It is offered as a either a (4+4)-lane transceiver (100G full-duplex) or as separate 12-channel transmitter and 12-channel receiver modules (300G half-duplex, as a pair) that operate at up to 28 Gbps per channel over a recommended operating temperature range of –40 ºC to 85 ºC at ultra-low bit error rates of 10-9.

SpaceABLE 10G SL Series 4TRX, 12TX, and 12RX

The SpaceABLE® 10G SM Series radiation resistant transceivers are engineered to withstand radiation doses >100 krad (Si). The low profile SpaceABLE 10G SL Series screw-in module mounts to the board via an LGA connector (interposer). It is offered as a (4+4)-lane transceiver, a 12-channel transmitter, or a 12-channel receiver. All modules operate at 10.3125 Gbps per channel over a recommended operating temperature range of –40 ºC to 85 ºC at ultra-low bit error rates of 10-12.

SpaceABLE 10G SM Series 4TRX, 12TX, and 12RX

The SpaceABLE® 10G SM Series radiation resistant transceivers are engineered to withstand radiation doses >100 krad (Si). These modules are offered as a (4+4)-lane transceiver, a 12-channel transmitter, or a 12-channel receiver. All modules operate at 10.3125 Gbps per channel over a recommended operating temperature range of –40 ºC to 85 ºC at ultra-low bit error rates of 10-12.

LightABLE 28G LL Series 4TRX, 12TX, and 12RX

The LightABLE 28G LL Series low profile screw-in module mounts to the board via an LGA connector (interposer). It is offered as a either a (4+4)-lane transceiver (100G full-duplex) or as separate 12-channel transmitter and 12-channel receiver modules (300G half-duplex as a pair) that operate at up to 28 Gbps per channel from −40 °C to 85 °C at ultra-low bit error rates of 10-12.

LightABLE 10G LL Series 12TRX

The low profile LightABLE 10G LL Series screw-in module (4.5 mm) mounts to the board via a 1 mm LGA connector (interposer).
It is offered as (12+12)-lane transceiver. These modules operate at 10.3125 Gbps per channel over a recommended operating temperature range of −40 °C to 85 °C at ultra-low bit error rates of 10-12.

LightABLE 10G LL Series 4TRX, 12TX, and 12RX

The low profile LightABLE™ 10G LL Series screw-in module (4.5 mm) mounts to the board via a 1 mm LGA connector (interposer).
It is offered as a (4+4)-lane transceiver, a 12-channel transmitter, and a 12-channel receiver. All modules operate at 10.3125 Gbps per channel over a recommended operating temperature range of −40 °C to 85 °C at ultra-low bit error rates of 10-12

LightABLE 10G LM Series 4TRX, 12TX, and 12RX

The low profile LightABLE 10G LM Series module (5 mm) is offered as a (4+4)-lane transceiver, a 12-channel transmitter, or a 12-channel receiver. The modules can be mounted directly upon a high-speed printed circuit board via surface mountable 1.27 mm pitch BGA or via a MEG-array connector. All modules operate at 10.3125 Gbps per channel over a recommended operating temperature range of −40 °C to 85 °C at ultra-low bit error rates of 10-12.

LightABLE 10G LH Series 4TX, 4RX, 12TX, and 12RX

The LightABLE LH Series is a low profile optical transmitter or receiver that is offered as a  4 transmit or 4 receive lane (40G), or 12 transmit or 12 receive lanes (120G) in a parallel fiber configuration. These components can be mounted directly on a high-speed printed circuit board via surface mount technology or via a MEG-array connector. Hundreds of gigabits or even multiple terabits of optical connectivity can be directly delivered to within millimeters of an ASIC; bypassing the need for long copper traces and bulky pluggable optical modules.

LightABLE 10G LA Series 12TX and 12RX

The LightABLE 10G LA Series is a low profile optical transmitter or receiver that includes 12 transmit or 12 receive lanes in a parallel fiber configuration. These components can be mounted directly on a high-speed printed circuit board via surface mount technology or via a MEG-array connector. Hundreds of gigabits of optical connectivity can be directly delivered to within millimeters of an ASIC; bypassing the need for long copper traces and bulky pluggable optical modules.

SNAP12

The SNAP12 family of optical embedded transceivers are affordable, reliable, high-performance embedded optical transceivers with bandwidth up to 120 Gbps. These are well suited for high-bandwidth commercial aerospace systems with the added benefit of reducing aircraft wiring and system weight and bringing fault, EMI/EMC and lightning tolerance.

LightVISION 10G VM Series

The LightVISION®  10G VM Series is a range of affordable, reliable, high-performance embedded optical transceivers with bandwidth up to 120 Gbps. These are well suited for high-bandwidth commercial aerospace systems with the added benefit of reducing aircraft wiring and system weight and bringing fault, EMI/EMC and lightning tolerance.

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Smiths Interconnect is a leading provider of technically differentiated electronic components, subsystems, microwave and radio frequency products/thumbs that connect, protect and control critical applications in the commercial aviation, defense, space, medical, rail, semiconductor test, wireless telecommunications, and industrial markets.