Low-Power EML Driver serves next gen CFP/CFP2 applications.

Press Release Summary:

Supplied in 4 x 4 mm SMT package, MAOM-002203 consumes 0.75 W and offers typical rise and fall time of 12.5 psec. This electro-absorption modulator driver IC for 100G applications is driven with differential input signal that can range from 250–500 mVpp and provides single-ended output that can be controlled from 1.0–2.5 Vpp. Along with 28 Gbps max data rate, features include separate integrated high frequency coils that allow for biasing driver and EML.

Original Press Release:

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Announces Industry's Lowest Power EML Driver

Modulator Driver Exhibits Excellent Performance for Next Generation CFP/CFP2 Applications

Anaheim, CA – M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (M/A-COM), a leading supplier of high performance analog semiconductor solutions, introduced today at the OFC/NFOEC Tradeshow in California, the industry’s lowest power EML Driver.

TheMAOM-002203 is a high performance electro-absorption modulator driver IC for 100G applications. Unlike the competition, the device boasts an excellent power consumption of 0.75W, low RMS jitter and a typical rise and fall time of 12.5ps; making it an excellent solution for customers looking for a 100G driver device. Packaged in a 4x4mm surface mount, the MAOM-002203 is the industry’s lowest power EML driver providing customers an ideal solution for next generation network platforms.

“With its excellent performance, this driver enables customers to effectively meet next generation CFP/CFP2 power, size and cost requirements,” said Ray Moroney, M/A-COM’s Business Development Manager.

The MAOM-002203 is driven with differential input signal that can range from 250mVpp to 500mVpp, providing an output that can be controlled from 1.0Vpp to 2.5Vpp. In addition, the driver has separate integrated high frequency coils which allows for biasing the driver and the EML; altogether providing customers an excellent and efficient device for CFP and CFP2 applications.

Visit M/A-COM at Booth #2357 at the OFC/NFOEC Show to find out more about the MAOM-002203 Driver and how it can help you.

The table below outlines typical part number performance:




Data Rate (Max)



Voltage Max Output



Rise/Fall Times



Power Dissipation



Input Interface



Ouput Interface


Single Ended

Samples of MAOM-002203 are available from stock. Final datasheets and additional product information can be obtained from the M/A-COM website at: www.macomtech.com.


M/A-COM Technology Solutions (www.macomtech.com) is a leading supplier of high performance analog semiconductor solutions for use in radio frequency (RF), microwave, and millimeter wave applications. Recognized for its broad portfolio of products, M/A-COM serves diverse markets, including CATV, wireless infrastructure, optical communications, aerospace and defense, automotive, industrial, medical, and mobile devices. M/A-COM builds on more than 60 years of experience designing and manufacturing innovative product solutions for customers worldwide.

Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, M/A-COM is certified to the ISO9001 international quality standard and ISO14001 environmental management standard. M/A-COM has design centers and sales offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

M/A-COM Tech, M/A-COM Technology Solutions, The First Name in Microwave and the M/A-COM logo are trademarks of M/A-COM. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


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Husrav Billimoria

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc.



Rebecca B. Andersen

Pacific Bridge Marketing



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