Keysight demos latest technologies and client achievements at OFC 2018

Keysight 5G and IoT testingLeading test and measurement company Keysight Technologies will exhibit its latest optical and photonic test solutions at OFC 2018, March 13-15.

Keysight Technologies said it will demonstrate testing solutions for 400G/PAM4 in the data center, coherent test, and optical component characterization addressing customer workflow from design to characterization and validation across all network layers, as well as manufacturing.

The Keysight Ixia K400 QSFP-DD Load Modules will demonstrate the industry’s first line rate, PAM4 based 400G Ethernet traffic using Source Photonics’ QSFP-DD LR8 optical transceivers.

“Keysight’s mission in the optical market is to shorten time-to-market and reduce cost-of-test for customers in R&D and manufacturing, as well as enable innovative technologies which include new optical components, network elements & systems, and all-optical fiber networks,” said Joachim Peerlings, vice president and general manager, Networks and Data Centers, Keysight.

NeoPhotonics, a designer and manufacturer of optoelectronic solutions, uses Keysight’s N4391A Optical Modulation Analyzer (OMA), M8196A Arbitrary Waveform Generator (AWG) and N4373D Lightwave Component Analyzer (LCA) in the development of their 64 GBaud coherent optical components for 1.2T applications including 64GBaud COSA.

Accelink Technologies, a supplier of optoelectronic devices, uses Keysight’s N1092A DCA-M with a N1077A Clock Recovery (CR) unit as well as M8040A High-Performance BERT to develop its single lambda 100G DR1 for data center and 5G wireless applications.

MaxLinear will showcase its 400Gbps transceiver chipset using Keysight’s N1092A Digital Communications Analyzer and M8196A Arbitrary Waveform Generator to enable PAM4 100G per wavelength technology.

Centera Photonics uses Keysight’s 86100D DCA-X mainframe with 86105D optical electrical module to perform optical and electrical eye measurements on all its 100G products (from 100G AOC, SR TRx to CWDM4 TRx).

Innolight uses Keysight solutions in the development of 400G OSFP 2xFR4 and LR8, 400G QSFP-DD FR4 and SR8 transceivers for 400G PAM4 data center applications.

Oclarouses Keysight’s N1092A DCA-M Sampling Oscilloscope and N1077A Optical / Electrical Clock Recovery unit in the development of their integrated optical components for 400G and 600G networks.

Mellanox Technologies will use Ixia’s K400 QSFP-DD Load Module with their 3-meter passive copper cables to demonstrate both 400GE & 200GE line rate links.

Applied Optoelectronics uses Keysight’s N1092C DCA-M Sampling Oscilloscope, and 86100D DCA-X mainframe with 86116C optical electrical module for the development of their single lambda 100G DR1 for the data center and 5G wireless markets.

Meanwhile, Keysight Technologies announced Test Asset Optimization Services that measures in real-time. Keysight’s Test Asset Optimization Services eliminate the need for companies to assign personnel to manually record when instruments are in use and making measurements.


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