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Amphenol targets FCI Asia Pte Ltd.

07/02/2015

Amphenol Corp. (NYSE:APH) says it has offered $1.275 billion (subject to a closing adjustment) to acquire all of the shares of interconnect firm FCI Asia Pte Ltd. of Singapore from affiliates of Bain Capital. The parties are in exclusive negotiations to reach a purchase agreement, Amphenol says.

Photonic crystals, graphene, and metamaterials bring Institute of Physics awards

07/01/2015

The IOP announced this year’s award winners, including three related to photonics. Eli Yablonovitch, Rahul Raveendran-Nair, and Nikolay Zheludev.

 

Lock-in amplifier from Zurich Instruments has signal bandwidth of 500 kHz

06/26/2015

The MFLI lock-in amplifier has a signal bandwidth of 500 kHz, with the option to extend it up to 5 MHz.

LASER World of Photonics 2015 attendance increases 9%

06/25/2015

LASER World of Photonics 2015 drew more than 30,000 attendees who viewed 1227 exhibitors—representing a 9% increase.

Fiber bundle assemblies from Molex available in several configurations

06/24/2015

Polymicro Technologies optical fiber bundle assemblies can be tailored with custom-configured fused silica and precision optical components.

Optical amplifier gains enable world-record data transmission

06/24/2015

Hybrid Raman/erbium optical amplifiers enabled transport of tens of terabits per second over 762 km on the Orange network.

STARTUP WORLD names award winners at LASER World of Photonics 2015

06/24/2015

STARTUP WORLD, part of the LASER World of Photonics trade fair, has named the winners of the first-ever PHOTONICS Award.

Electro Optical Components variable gain photoreceiver covers the 320–1700 nm wavelength range

06/23/2015

The OE-300 200 MHz photoreceiver from FEMTO has variable gain from 102 to 108 V/A.

Fujikura optical fiber identifiers include a trigger-operated clamp

06/23/2015

The FID-30R and FID-31R optical fiber identifiers detect light power presence in fibers using the TONE, TRAFFIC, and ONU functions.

Research alliance around photonic crystal fiber technology forms

06/22/2015

A new strategic research alliance in which NKT Photonics will license parts of its photonic crystal fiber (PCF) technology has formed.

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