Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors

Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button

Home > Press > Lumera Corporation Introduces High-Performance 40 Gbps Optical Modulator

Abstract:
Lumera Corporation (NASDAQ:LMRA), a leader in photonic communications, announced today the release of its 40 Gbps electro-optic polymer modulator for optical transmission systems. Lumera's modulator combines the lowest drive voltage and the highest bandwidth capabilities available on the market today, while maintaining a smaller footprint than existing electro-optic modulators.

Lumera Corporation Introduces High-Performance 40 Gbps Optical Modulator

BOTHELL, WA | Posted on October 15th, 2007

"The global expansion of broadband networks due to the dramatic increase in data transmission traffic has generated increased deployment of 40 Gbps optical network systems," said Dr. Raluca Dinu, Vice President - Electro-Optic Business Unit. "We are proud of our achievement as our modulators offer simultaneously low drive voltage and broadband capabilities."

Gilder Technology has coined the word "exaflood" to describe the rise in connected devices such as cell phones and music players. The ever increasing number of consumers utilizing these products has fueled interest in components with higher performance as telecommunications companies are being forced to upgrade their network systems to meet the demand.

"We believe that system developers are close to making the leap from 40 Gbps to 100 Gbps networks to meet the growing demand for bandwidth, greater speed, and lower power consumption. Our polymer modulators meet those requirements and position us well to capitalize from the market explosion," Dinu continued.

Lumera intends to aggressively market the unique value proposition of our modulators to system developers currently working on 40 Gbps communications networks. By demonstrating that polymers are a superior and reliable alternative to crystalline materials, we will strategically position the next phase of Lumera's electro-optic product suite, namely the 100 Gbps modulator.

####

About Lumera Corporation
Lumera is a leader in photonic communications. The company designs electro-optic components based on proprietary polymer compounds for the telecommunications and computing industries. For more information, please visit http://www.lumera.com .

Certain statements contained in this release are forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected in the company’s forward-looking statements include the following: market acceptance of our technologies and products; our ability to obtain financing; our financial and technical resources relative to those of our competitors; our ability to keep up with rapid technological change; government regulation of our technologies; our ability to enforce our intellectual property rights and protect our proprietary technologies; the ability to obtain additional contract awards and to develop partnership opportunities; the timing of commercial product launches; the ability to achieve key technical milestones in key products; and other risk factors identified from time to time in the company’s SEC reports, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K, and its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Investor Relations:
Lumera Corporation
Hélène F. Jaillet, Ph.D
425-398-6546
or
Media:
The Summit Group Communications
Todd Wolfenbarger
801-595-1155
Cell: 801-244-9600

Copyright © Business Wire 2007

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Announcements

Ag/ZnO-Nanorods Schottky diodes based UV-PDs are fabricated and tested May 26th, 2017

New metamaterial-enhanced MRI technique tested on humans May 26th, 2017

Controlling 3-D behavior of biological cells using laser holographic techniques May 26th, 2017

Unveiling the quantum necklace: Researchers simulate quantum necklace-like structures in superfluids May 26th, 2017

Photonics/Optics/Lasers

Controlling 3-D behavior of biological cells using laser holographic techniques May 26th, 2017

Researchers find new way to control light with electric fields May 25th, 2017

Zap! Graphene is bad news for bacteria: Rice, Ben-Gurion universities show laser-induced graphene kills bacteria, resists biofouling May 22nd, 2017

Plasmon-powered upconversion nanocrystals for enhanced bioimaging and polarized emission: Plasmonic gold nanorods brighten lanthanide-doped upconversion superdots for improved multiphoton bioimaging contrast and enable polarization-selective nonlinear emissions for novel nanoscal May 19th, 2017

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project