United Technologies sells Bragg-grating technology to 3M

Bragg-grating technology for use in broad-based applications in telecommunications, private networks, sensors, and other advanced communications applications has been acquired by 3M (Austin, TX) from United Technologies (Bloomfield, CT). "This acquisition broadens and strengthens 3M`s fiberoptic technology platform," said Raymond E. Bodnar, technical director of the 3M fiberoptics laboratory. The gratings will be manufactured at 3M Specialty Optical Fibers (West Haven, CT).

May 1st, 1995

Bragg-grating technology for use in broad-based applications in telecommunications, private networks, sensors, and other advanced communications applications has been acquired by 3M (Austin, TX) from United Technologies (Bloomfield, CT). "This acquisition broadens and strengthens 3M`s fiberoptic technology platform," said Raymond E. Bodnar, technical director of the 3M fiberoptics laboratory. The gratings will be manufactured at 3M Specialty Optical Fibers (West Haven, CT).

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