Infinite Capacity Engine
Innovative Optical Engines with Record-breaking Performance
Leveraging Infinera’s U.S.-based optical semiconductor fab, our high-performance coherent optical Infinite Capacity Engines (ICE) have achieved world records in transmission, efficiency, and performance. ICE solutions are built using the latest advances in DSP technology, industry-leading TROSAs powered by monolithically integrated indium phosphide (InP) photonic integrated circuits (PICs), and high-speed packaging. The ICE portfolio includes high-performance embedded optical engines optimized for extreme reach, performance, and spectral efficiency, as well as compact, efficient intelligent pluggable optical engines. Infinera’s embedded and pluggable technologies simplify network operations while driving down cost, power, and space per bit.
Advanced Digital Signal Processing
ICE optical engines integrate digital ASICs/DSPs that leverage the latest CMOS technology to provide solutions with the greatest capacity-reach maximizing network economics.
InP Photonic Integration
Infinera’s ICE engines feature InP based PICs designed and manufactured in our U.S.-based InP fab. Our solutions leverage the industries highest level of integration providing optimized cost, footprint, and power consumption while improving network reliability.
High-performance Embedded Engines
Infinera’s line of vertically integrated embedded optical engines provides industry-leading performance through 1.2 Tb/s, resulting in solutions that provide the greatest capacity per fiber and the lowest cost, space, and power per bit.
Intelligent Compact Pluggables
Infinera’s line of coherent pluggables supports unique levels of intelligence, manageability, and programmability expanding deployment options, simplifying operations, and enabling new revenue generating services.
Infinera's 1.2 Tb/s ICE7 Optical Engine
Infinera’s seventh-generation embedded optical engine, leverages a 5-nm CMOS DSP and Infinera’s vertically integrated indium phosphide (InP)-based TROSA, the ICTR140, to deliver baud rates of up to 150 Gbaud. In addition to enabling single wavelengths of 1.2 Tb/s, it also enables improved wavelength capacity-reach at lower data rates including 800 Gb/s, 600 Gb/s, and 400 Gb/s.
ICE6: Industry-leading 800G Generation Performance over Any Network
The most advanced high-speed optical engines in the world, ICE6 and ICE6 Turbo are able to deliver record-breaking wavelength capacity-reach and spectral efficiency. Furthermore, extensive programmability, including specialized subsea modulations, enables performance to be maximized even under challenging optical conditions.
Intelligent Coherent Pluggables Networking Solution
Combining Infinera’s vertically integrated TROSA and programmable DSPs, our line of ICE-X coherent pluggable solutions is designed to support a diverse set of network applications from regional to metro, DCI, and access, including single-fiber bidirectional configurations and PON overlays. In addition to industry-leading performance, Infinera’s ICE-X pluggables offers network operators the performance, scale, and efficiency critical to drive down network operating costs and to enhance service agility.
Anatomy of a Coherent Optical Engine
Coherent optical engines have revolutionized the optical networking industry by enabling massive improvements in capacity and reach. Coherent optical technology is now being used in almost all optical networks, including metropolitan, submarine, and data center interconnect networks.