Profile: Acacia Communications Inc (ACIA.OQ)
26 Jun 2019
Acacia Communications, Inc., incorporated on June 2, 2009, provides high-speed coherent interconnect products. The Company's products include a series of low-power coherent digital signal processor application-specific integrated circuits (DSP ASICs), and silicon photonic integrated circuits (silicon PICs), which it has integrated into families of optical interconnect modules with transmission speeds ranging from 100 to 400 gigabits per second (Gbps) for use in long-haul, metro and inter-data center markets. The Company is also developing optical interconnect modules that will enable transmission speeds of one terabit (1,000 gigabits) per second and above. Its modules perform a majority of the digital signal processing and optical functions in optical interconnects. Its coherent DSP ASICs are manufactured using complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS), and its silicon PICs are manufactured using a CMOS-compatible process. Its silicon PIC incorporates various optics functions, including modulation and transmission/reception functions, and supports transmission distances for long-haul, metro and inter-data center applications.
The Company develops, manufactures, sells and supports various high-speed coherent interconnect modules, including AC100-MSA Product Family, AC100-CFP Product Family, CFP2-DCO Product Family, CFP2-ACO Product Family, AC400 Flex Product Family and DSP ASICs and Silicon PICs. Its AC100-MSA product family supports 100 Gbps transmission speeds over distances of up to 12,000 kilometers in an industry-standard 5'' x 7'' form factor. The modules in its AC100-MSA product family rely on advanced soft decision forward error correction (FEC), and are used in metro and long-haul applications. Its AC100-CFP product family supports 100 Gbps transmission speeds over distances of up to 2,500 kilometers in an industry-standard, pluggable CFP form factor. The modules in its AC100-CFP product family utilizes its internally developed silicon PIC technology and are used in metro, inter-data center and long-haul applications. Its CFP2-DCO product family supports 100 Gbps transmission speeds, using quadrature phase-shift keying (QPSK) modulation, and 200 Gbps transmission speeds, using 8 quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM) and 16QAM modulation, over distances of up to 2,500 kilometers in an industry standard CFP2 form factor. The module supports interoperable staircase forward error correction (FEC), as well as Acacia proprietary soft decision FEC, and is used in data center interconnect, metro and long-haul applications.
The Company's CFP2-ACO product family supports transmission speeds of up to 200 Gbps over distances of up to 2,500 kilometers using an industry-standard, CFP2 pluggable form factor. This module has an analog electrical interface and a linear optical transmitter and receiver that supports multiple modulation formats and transmission capabilities of 100 Gbps and 200 Gbps based on the selected format. Its CFP2-ACO offers an optics-only solution for customers who rely on in-house DSP capabilities. Its AC400 Flex product family supports transmission capacities ranging from 100 Gbps to 400 Gbps per module in a 5'' x7'' form factor. Modules in its AC400 Flex product family are software configurable to optimize transmission speeds, fiber capacity, compensation for signal impairment and power consumption for multiple applications, including inter-data center, metro, long-haul and subsea applications spanning transmission distances up to 12,000 kilometers and greater. Its module products are enabled by its coherent DSP ASIC and silicon PIC technology. Its coherent DSP ASICs incorporate its signal processing algorithms to meet the power and performance requirements of the inter-data center, metro, long-haul and subsea markets. Its coherent silicon PICs incorporates multiple coherent optical functions, such as transmission and reception, in a single package. It selectively offers its coherent DSP ASICs and silicon PICs as standalone components.
The Company competes with Finisar, Fujitsu Optical Components, Inphi, Lumentum Holdings, NEL, Neophotonics, Oclaro, Sumitomo Electric Industries, Nokia, Ciena, Huawei, Cisco and Infinera.
Acacia Communications Inc
Three Mill And Main Place, Suite
MAYNARD MA 01754