Review and forecast of the laser markets Part II: Diode lasers

Feb. 1, 2002
The Laser Focus World 2002 Annual Review and Forecast of the Laser Markets is conducted in conjunction with Strategies Unlimited, an optoelectronics market research firm based in Mountain View, CA. Part II covers the diode-laser marketplace. Part I, which reported on the nondiode-laser markets, appeared last month.

Robert V. Steele

Motorola acquires Synchronous Inc.
Motorola Inc. (Horsham, PA) has finalized its acquisition of Synchronous Inc. (San Jose, CA), a leading provider of fiberoptic transmission systems for video, data, and voice transmission. Motorola acquired all of Synchronous' capital stock in exchange for shares of Motorola's common stock. The acquisition is part of Motorola Broadband Communications Sector's ongoing strategy to enable broadband network operators to deliver an increasing number of data-intensive services.

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