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NovaRay® 112 Gbps PAM4, Extreme Density Arrays

NovaRay® 112 Gbps PAM4, Extreme Density Arrays

NovaRay® combines extreme density and performance for 112 Gbps PAM4 per channel in 40% less space than traditional arrays.


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The innovative design of NovaRay® combines extreme density and extreme performance, which is critical as system sizes decrease and speeds increase. The fully shielded differential pair design and two reliable points of contact contribute to the industry leading 4.0 Tbps aggregate data rate.

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FEATURES

Overview

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Extreme Performance/Density

  • 112 Gbps PAM4 per channel
  • 4.0 Tbps aggregate data rate - 9 IEEE 400G channels
  • Innovative, fully shielded differential pair design enables:
    • Extremely low crosstalk (to 40 GHz)
    • Tight impedance control
    • Minimal variance in data rate as stack height increases
  • 112 differential pairs per square inch
  • Utilizes 40% less space than traditional arrays with the same data throughput
  • BGA attach to board for greater density and optimized trace breakout region
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Multiple Points of Contact

  • Guaranteed two points of contact ensure a more reliable connection
  • Stub-free mating
  • Signals lost at the first point are caught in the second
  • Contributes to the 112 Gbps PAM4 rating
  • 92 Ω solution addresses both 85 Ω and 100 Ω applications
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Aggregate Data Rate

Aggregate Data Rate
Aggregate Data Rate 448 Gbps 672 Gbps 896 Gbps 896 Gbps 1344 Gbps 1792 Gbps 4032 Gbps*
Total No. of Banks 1 1 1 2 2 2 3*
Total No. of Rows 2 3 4 2 3 4 6*
Total No. of Pairs 8 12 16 16 24 32 72*
              In Development*

NovaRay® Technical Data

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Technical
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High-Speed Board-to-Board Application Guide

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High-Speed Cable Interconnect Solutions Guide

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NovaRay® eBrochure

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Products

NVAM

0.80 mm NovaRay® Extreme Density & Performance Terminal

Features
  • 112 Gbps PAM4 per channel
  • 7 and 10 mm stack heights
  • 2, 3 or 4 rows
  • 1 or 2 banks with up to 16 pairs/bank
  • Two points of contact ensure a more reliable connection
  • Minimal variance in data rate as stack height increases
0.80 mm NovaRay® Extreme Density & Performance Terminal

NVAF

0.80 mm NovaRay® Extreme Density & Performance Socket

Features
  • 112 Gbps PAM4 per channel
  • 7 and 10 mm stack heights
  • 2, 3 or 4 rows
  • 1 or 2 banks with up to 16 pairs/bank
  • Two points of contact ensure a more reliable connection
  • Minimal variance in data rate as stack height increases
0.80 mm NovaRay® Extreme Density & Performance Socket

NVAC

0.80 mm NovaRay® Extreme Density & Performance Socket Cable Assembly

Features
  • 112 Gbps PAM4 per channel
  • 40% smaller than conventional cable solutions
  • 34 AWG Eye Speed® twinax cable
  • 2, 3 or 4 rows
  • 1 or 2 banks with up to 16 pairs/bank
  • Rugged metal latching system
0.80 mm NovaRay® Extreme Density & Performance Socket Cable Assembly

NVAM-C

0.80 mm NovaRay® Extreme Density & Performance Terminal for NVAC Series

Features
  • 112 Gbps PAM4 per channel
  • 40% smaller than conventional cable connectors
  • Rugged metal latching for mating with NovaRay® cable assembly
  • 2, 3 or 4 rows
  • 1 or 2 banks with up to 16 pairs/bank
  • Mates with NovaRay® cable assembly (NVAC Series)
0.80 mm NovaRay® Extreme Density & Performance Terminal for NVAC Series

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