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Matheson Tri-Gas Introduces Bulk Specialty Gas Delivery Systems for Ammonia

San Jose, CA, Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc., manufacturer of gas handling equipment, purification products, gas detection systems and provider of engineering services for the compound semiconductor and Silicon semiconductor industry, today announced that they have developed a best-in-class liquid withdrawal process for delivering UHP ammonia to serve the Compound Semiconductor Industry. …

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Optical Talent Strengthens JGKB Photonics Startup Team

Vancouver, Canada JGKB Photonics, a leading developer of electro-optic modulator components for 40Gb/s fiber optic transmission, today announces it’s seasoned corporate team and recently added capability. JGKB Photonics has named Alan Guest as Chief Executive Officer, who is a highly experienced executive with a track record in marketing, selling, engineering, …

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JGKB Photonics Unveils 40 Gb/s Photonic Modulator Prototype

Vancouver, Canada JGKB Photonics today announced a novel photonic modulator with capability to achieve 40Gb/s modulation, for next generation optical network systems. Preliminary testing has demonstrated performance superiority over existing technology. The new Mode Converter technology solves a number of existing high-speed problems. This includes reducing the cost of electronic …

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JGKB Photonics Captures Seed Round Financing

Vancouver, Canada JGKB Photonics announces the completion of its seed round of financing. Greenstone Venture Partners, Dow Chemical Corp., and others provided funding of $1.5M. The monies will be used to support product commercialization and business development. Additionally, Brent Holliday of Greenstone will join the Board of Directors of JGKB …

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Startup JGKB Photonics Inc. to Push the Boundaries of High Speed Modulators for Optical Networking

Vancouver, Canada JGKB Photonics, a new company created to commercialize and supply photonic modulators for the high growth optical networking market, has recently opened for business. JGKB’s objective is to provide an unmatched modulator performance that can dominate conventional technology at 40Gb/s and higher. JGKB is a spin-off from a …

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Lucent Technologies Expands Optoelectronics Components Manufacturing Capacity in Southern California

ALLENTOWN, Pa. Expansion expected to increase component output 16 times current levels; create some 450 jobs in the San Gabriel Valley Lucent Technologies Microelectronics Group, the world leader in communications semiconductors, today announced a $40 million expansion of its manufacturing capacity in Southern California, to meet the growing demand for …

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