SiF Announces Commercial 10G GeSi APD

Woburn MA, USA – June 10, 2013 – SiFotonics Technologies Co., Ltd., a leading supplier of optical communications components based on the Silicon Photonics technology platform, announced on Monday June 10, 2013 that the AP1503, a GeSi APD for 10 Gb/s optical communication applications is available for volume production. The AP1503 APD was fabricated on an 8-inch silicon wafer and manufacturing process was successfully conducted at one of the leading global semiconductor foundries.

AP1503 is available for different optical wavelengths such as 850nm, 1310nm, 1550nm, and 1577nm for different application. Fabricated in the standard CMOS process, the AP1503 offers typical -26dBm sensitivity.  The AP1503 is available now for sampling and will enter mass production in April 2014.

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