Communications Components Optical

Ligentec and VLC Photonics Offer Platform for Prototyping and Fabrication of Photonic ICs

Ligentec, a provider of manufacturing foundry services using silicon nitride, and VLC Photonics, a design house offering services for photonic circuit development, are jointly offering a generic platform for the prototyping and fabrication of photonic integrated circuits. Ligentec has developed and improved a proprietary silicon nitride process that can achieve …

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Researchers Develop Theory That Predicts and Quantifies 2D Material Transparency

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast and ETH Zurich, Switzerland, have created a new theoretical framework, which they say could help create better optoelectronics. The improved optoelectronics could translate to less heat generation and power consumption in electronic devices that source, detect, and control light. The research enables scientists and engineers …

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Integrated Photonics Processor Based on SiC Goal of NSF Project

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a four-year, $2 million grant to develop a silicon carbide (SiC) integrated photonics processor with quantum nodes. Qiang Lin, the assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering of the Hajim School of Engineering & Applied Sciences, will lead the photonics system integration research …

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POET to Acquire DenseLight

POET Technologies Inc. of San Jose, California USA, a developer of optoelectronics fabrication processes, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire all the shares of DenseLight Semiconductors Pte. Ltd. (DenseLight). DenseLight is a Singapore-based private designer, manufacturer, and provider of photonic sensing and optical light source products. …

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Applied Optoelectronics Launches 25 Gbps Laser Diodes

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. based in Surgarland, Texas, has introduced laser diodes operating at a data rate of up to 25 Gigabits per second (Gbps). The company designed the new Distributed Feedback (DFB) lasers for next-generation datacenters in which interconnect speeds of 25 Gbps can enable higher data throughput, reduced power consumption, …

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Infinera Offers to Acquire Packet-Optical Networking Solution Provider, Transmode

Semiconductor firm, Infinera made a public offer to acquire Transmode, a provider of packet-optical networking solutions. The offer is contingent upon Infinera purchasing more than 90 percent of Transmode’s total number of shares and Infinera’s Registration Statement on Form S-4 in the United States. The Form S-4 will both register the …

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Adjust your Bookmarks – CompoundSemi News has a new format!

The original CompoundSemi News was introduced in 2000, innovating “content management” long before any types of standard frameworks came into being. As of our November 11, 2013 edition, we have launched an all new framework that moves to a headline-summary style, and which will allow us an even more real-time …

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TeraXion and Canada’s National Research Council Partner on Development of High Speed Modulators

TeraXion Inc., a maker of optical components and modules, and the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) have announced a strategic partnership. The partnership is to further develop and fabricate TeraXion’s new modulator products family and its next-generation Indium Phosphide high-speed modulators for 100 Gb/s and beyond coherent transmission systems. …

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