Optical Communications

Brolis Establishes R&D Division in Belgium

Lithuania-based company UAB Brolis Semiconductors announced the incorporation of a new research and development division, Brolis Semiconductors BVBA in Ghent, Belgium. The Belgian division intends to design and develop advanced integrated photonic systems that combine Brolis proprietary III-V technology for long-wave infrared light sources and the technology for CMOS compatible photonic …

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Oxford Instruments to Grow its Asia-Pacific R&D Center at ITRI

Oxford Instruments plc reported that it plans to increase personnel at its R&D base at the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) in Taiwan. The company also said it intends to leverage ITRI’s R&D capabilities to strengthen the relationship in developing innovative technologies. Vice President Jia-Ruey Duann and Finance Director of …

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II-VI Acquires Integrated Photonics

II-VI Incorporated based in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania USA announced the acquisition of Integrated Photonics, Inc., headquartered in Hillsborough, New Jersey.The cash transaction valued at about $45.0 million at closing also comes with a $2.5 million earn out. The business will be a division of II-VI’s Photonics segment. Integrated Photonics Spun-out of …

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Applied Optoelectronics Introduces 100 Gbps PIN PD Array

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. of Sugarland, Texas reported the development of 100 Gigabits per second (Gbps) PIN photodiode (PD) arrays for high-speed optical receivers. The high-performance InGaAs PIN PD array is a front illuminated photodiode with high responsivity, a large modulation bandwidth, and low dark current. Applied Optoelectronics designed the 4×25 …

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Core-Backbone Employs Infinera Cloud Xpress 2 for Data Center Interconnect Among European Cities

German firm Core-Backbone reports that it has deployed the Infinera Cloud Xpress 2 for high-capacity data center interconnect (DCI) of the cities Vienna, Amsterdam, Munich, Nurenberg, and Frankfurt. Previously, Core-Backbone deployed the Infinera Cloud Xpress to deliver 100Gbps services between Nuremberg and Frankfurt. Core-Backbone to add Multi Terabit Capacity with Infinera …

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CST Global to Develop Single-Photon LEDs for Network Security Applications

CST Global, a UK-based III-V optoelectronics foundry and the wholly-owned subsidiary of Sivers IMA Holding AB, reported that the company leads the gallium antimony/gallium arsenide (GaSb/GaAs) Quantum Ring Single Photon LED (QR_SPLED) project. The QR_SPLED project hopes to mass-produce low-cost, single-photon LEDs (SPLEDs). The potential application of the technology is intrinsic …

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