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  1. Laser Driver Chip Set Provides First Comprehensive Solution For SFP+ Transceivers
    Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation, a leader in advanced ICs for Carrier and Enterprise networks, announced today the VSC7985 and VSC7986, the latest members of Vitesse’s industry leading 10 Gbps laser driver family
  2. StockerYale, Inc. Introduces New Lasiris™ PureBeam Laser For Biomedical Applications
    StockerYale, Inc. (NASDAQ: STKR), a leading designer and manufacturer of structured light lasers, LED modules and specialty optical fibers for industrial OEMs, medical and defense markets, today introduced a new temperature-stabilized fiber-coupled laser to its existing laser product line.
  3. Cymer Unveils New XLR 500d, Enabling High Productivity Dry ArF Lithography
    Cymer, Inc. (Nasdaq:CYMI), the market’s leading developer of light sources used to create advanced semiconductor chips, has unveiled the XLR 500d—an argon fluoride (ArF) laser light source for 32 nanometer (nm) dry lithography.
  4. Kotura Awarded $14M Silicon Photonics Contract With Sun Microsystems And DARPA
    Kotura, Inc., a leading provider of silicon photonic components, today announced that Sun Microsystems has signed a five year $14M development contract with Kotura for DARPA’s Ultraperformance Nanophotonic Intrachip Communications (UNIC) program.
  5. NeoPhotonics Is Top Optical Component Supplier To Huawei For The First Half Of 2008
    NeoPhotonics today announced in conjunction with the China International Optoelectronic Exposition (CIOE) that sales figures from 2006 thru 2Q 2008 have established the company as a top supplier of optical components -- for fiber access, metro and long-haul optical network equipment -- to Huawei, one of the world’s largest suppliers of telecommunications network equipment (Huawei reported contract sales of US $16 billion in 2007)
  6. SensorTran And Micron Optics To Offer Integrated Fiber Optic Sensing System
    SensorTran today announced a cooperative agreement with Micron Optics, Inc. to offer the world’s first integrated, hybrid fiber optic sensing solution. The new system offers both Distributed Temperature Sensing (DTS) capabilities and Fiber-Bragg Grating (FBG) point sensing capabilities, which measure pressure, strain and vibration
  7. OIF 100G Project To Focus On Integrated Photonic Components
    The Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) outlined details for its 100G long distance DWDM transmission project at the Q3 meeting in Montreal. During the joint session, carriers, along with system and component vendors, identified Dual-Polarization - Quadrature Phase Shift Keying (DP-QPSK) as a modulation technique for integrated photonic components
  8. Acacia Subsidiary Acquires Rights To Patents For Optical Switching Technology
    Acacia Research Corporation announced today that its subsidiary, Acacia Patent Acquisition LLC, has acquired rights to patents relating to optical switching technology
  9. IPG Awarded Contract To Supply Fiber Lasers To German Luxury Automaker
    IPG Photonics Corporation, the world leader in high-power fiber lasers and amplifiers, today announced that its German subsidiary, IPG Laser GmbH, has received a major order for multi-kilowatt, continuous wave Ytterbium fiber laser systems totaling 63kW in power from the BMW Group in Munich, Germany
  10. Deep Photonics Introduces A QCW 266 nm Mode Locked Fiber Laser
    Photonics, Inc., an innovative technology company manufacturing deep ultraviolet fiber laser solutions for the semiconductor, electronics and photovoltaic marketplace, today announced the introduction of the FLP-266-QCW, a Quasi Continuous Wave 266 nm Mode Locked fiber laser