100-Gigabit Ethernet 100GBASE Optical Interface Specifications

The following 100-Gigabit Ethernet optical interface standard is supported on T1600 routers.

100GBASE-LR4 Specifications

Table 25 shows the optical interface specifications for the 100GBASE-LR4 standard.

Table 25: 100GBASE-LR4 Optical Interface Specifications



Optical interface



IEEE 802.3ba-2010

Maximum distance

9/125 SMF cable: 6.2 miles (10 km)

Transmitter wavelength per lane

1294.53 through 1296.59 nm

1299.02 through 1301.09 nm

1303.54 through 1305.63 nm

1308.09 through 1310.19 nm

Average launch power per lane

–4.3 through 4.5 dBm per lane

Total maximum launch is 10.5 dBm

Average receive power per lane

–10.6 through 4.5  dBm

Receiver saturation per lane

4.5 dBm

Receiver sensitivity per lane

–10.6 dBm

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