Optical Communications

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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Finisar Adds to Family of High-Speed Photodetectors

Finisar of Sunnyvale, California USA added a new member to its family of high-speed photodetectors. The company says that the new 100GHz Balanced Detector (BPDV4121) can enable next generation of Optical Test and Measurement equipment. The photodetector enables operating frequencies of over 100GHz and offers coherent signal detection and characterization …

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Source Photonics Expands Investment in 10G PON OLT and ONU

Source Photonics, based in West Hills, California, has expanded investments in its 10G PON Optical Line Terminal (OLT) and Optical Network Unit (ONU) product lines. The company intends to use the increased investment for the anticipated fixed access network upgrade cycle from Ethernet Passive Optical Networks (EPON) and Gigabit Passive …

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Neophotonics to Sell Low Speed Tranceiver Business to APAT

NeoPhotonics of San Jose, California USA, reported that it has definitively agreed to sell its Access and Low Speed transceiver product lines (known as its Low-Speed Business) to APAT Optoelectronics Components Co., Ltd. of Shenzhen, China. APAT Optoelectronics is a designer and manufacturer of optical sub-assemblies for telecom and datacom …

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POET Subsidiary to Supply SLED Products to Luxmux for Next-Gen Light Sensing

POET Technologies Inc. of San Jose, California USA, announced a long-term agreement to supply superluminescent diode (SLED) products to Luxmux Technology Corporation of Canada. Lumux is a developer of “miniaturized photonics solutions” that enable systems for next-generation light sensing. As part of the agreement, POET Technologies, through its subsidiary DenseLight …

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Emcore Expands Production of CATV Transmitters for MSOs

Emcore Corporation of Alhambra, California USA, reported that it is expanding production of DOCSIS 3.1, 1550 nm CATV transmitters utilizing the company’s Linear Externally Modulated Laser (L-EMLTM) technology. The CATV transmitter is for multiple-system operators (operators of multiple cable or direct broadcast satellite systems). Emcore says its L-EMLTM-based transmitters, which …

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