Performance for 40-400 Gb/s Optical Networks

The demand for more efficient, high-speed broadband connectivity is worldwide. TriQuint enables local access, very-short-reach, metro and long-haul optical networks with cost-effective means to increase bandwidth and speed. Our world class optical modulator drivers,TIAs,linear and dual-channel solutions lead the industry with the lowest power dissipation, higher performance and surface-mount assembly convenience. We provide wide-ranging transmit (Tx) and receive (Rx) solutions through 400 Gb/s and beyond.

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Application Processors

The ARMADA family of application processors sets a new standard by offering CPU cores with PC-class performance, support for Adobe Flash technology and Blu-ray functionality. Additional features include complete broadband connectivity for the next wave of innovative electronics, spanning price points from low cost consumer gadgets all the way to premium performance devices. Customer adoption has been rapid: to date, Marvell ARMADA application processors have won more than 50 design wins.

Marvell’s PXA family of application processors offer superior performance allowing users to see two-to-three times faster general-purpose and office application computing, web-browsing and audio/video playback than competing designs. Coupled with Marvell’s Scalable Power Manager™ technology, Marvell’s PXA processors deliver superior battery life for power-sensitive mobile applications.

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SigmaQuad/DDR IIIe/IVe SRAM Overview


GSI’s SigmaQuad and SigmaDDR IIIe and IVe families of synchronous SRAMs have been designed to deliver significantly greater performance than that provided by the older-generation II and II+ families (the highest performance commercially-available synchronous SRAMs prior to the advent of the IIIe family). Both the IIIe and IVe families come in 3 functional variations—Quad B2 (Separate I/O, Burst of 2), Quad B4 (Separate I/O, Burst of 4), and DDR B2 (Common I/O, Burst of 2), and in 2 configurations—x18 and x36.

The Quad B2 device can execute two operations, a Read and a Write, per cycle, whereas the Quad B4 and DDR B2 devices can only execute one operation, a Read or a Write, per cycle. Consequently, at a given operating frequency, the Quad B2 device provides twice the transaction rate of the Quad B4 and DDR B2 devices, with equivalent per-pin data bandwidth. And as transaction rate has become the primary driver of SRAM performance requirements in the Networking & Telecom markets, Quad B2 performance is the primary focus of the IIIe and IVe families.

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