Bell Labs demos CMOS - based optical equalizer
News & Analysis 3/28/2007 Post a comment
Researchers at Alcatel-Lucent's Bell Labs have developed a tunable optical waveguide equalizer made entirely on a CMOS process. They say this is a "significant step" towards high-density, low-cost chips that combine electronics and photonics on the same die and targeted at next generation optical network architectures.
BT, Huawei Look Alive at C5
News & Analysis 3/26/2007 Post a comment
The cream of European telecom is gathered here in Milan for the C5 event this week, where Telecom Italia SpA is acting as the carrier host.
White LEDs warm up for indoor lighting
Product News 3/21/2007 1 comment
Cree Inc. has increased the brightness and efficiency of its XLamp XR-E and XLamp XR-C white light-emitting diodes by more than 20 percent, enough to making them suitable for indoor "warm white" lighting applications.
OPTEK, IRC deliver LED design kit
Product News 3/20/2007 Post a comment
OPTEK and IRC have developed a LED design kit for solid-state lighting designers. The kit features IRC's Anotherm aluminum substrates and OPTEK's 1-watt energy-efficient LEDs. Kits include lighting modules, assemblies, components and accessories.
Avanex sells majority stake in French III-V fabs
News & Analysis 3/2/2007 Post a comment
Optical components and modules maker Avanex Corporation is selling a 90 percent stake in its French subsidiary, which makes Indium Phosphide and Gallium Arsenide devices, to Global Research Company, a société à responsibilité limitée, owned by Alexandre Krivine, and to the current management of Avanex France S.A.