Posts Tagged ‘optoelectronics’

Teledyne Microelectronic Technologies and Zephyr Photonics Join Forces to Advance Optical Interconnect Technology

Zephyr Photonics and Teledyne Microelectronic Technologies, a business unit of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, announced a partnership to develop and market optical interconnect technology solutions to meet the high bandwidth and harsh environment demands of the defense, aerospace, commercial aviation, and oil and gas industries. The partnership combines Zephyr Photonics‘ proprietaryvertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) technology with Teledyne Microelectronics Technologies’ five decades of experience designing and manufacturing multichip modules and ruggedized fiber optic assemblies for a variety of applications.

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01 2012

Zephyr Photonics Forms Strategic Advisory Board

Zephyr Photonics, a manufacturer of photonic solutions for the aerospace, defense and intelligence industries, has formed an Advisory Board that will provide company leadership with ongoing counsel, guidance and advocacy as the company transitions from a research and development firm to a commercial enterprise. Zephyr Photonics’ Advisory Board consists of a diverse group of professionals with broad technology expertise, and defense, intelligence and aerospace industry experience.

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11 2011

Zephyr Photonics Sets Sights on Commercial Success

Since 1987, Zephyr Photonics has operated as OptiComp, a small, stealth research firm focused on mission critical programs for the U.S. government. During its 25-year history, the company has captured more than 60 research and development grants and prototype contracts for a variety of programs, including intel satellite communication systems and the cutting-edge Joint Strike Fighter. Recently, the company was acquired by Torch Hill Investment Partners, a Washington D.C. private equity firm, and is now transitioning to a commercial enterprise orientation.

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10 2011

Wilson PR Welcomes Zephyr Photonics

I am pleased to announce that Zephyr Photonics has selected Wilson PR as its PR agency to help the company relaunch as a commercial enterprise. For the past 25 years, Zephyr Photonics has operated as a research and development company for the department of defense and other government organizations. The company was recently acquired by by Torch Hill Investment Partners, a Washington D.C. private equity firm, and is ready to go to market with its patented vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) technology. The company plans to hit the ground running very soon.

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10 2011