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    100-Gigabit Ethernet 100GBASE Optical Interface Specifications

    The following 100-Gigabit Ethernet optical interface standard is supported on the T1600 router and PTX5000 Packet Transport Switches.

    100GBASE-LR4 Specifications

    Table 1 shows the optical interface specifications for the 100GBASE-LR4 standard.

    Table 1: 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

    Published: 2012-03-22