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40 Gb/s Transmission

bulletMintera - Deployed, funded 40 Gb/s transport (Lowell, Massachusetts)
bulletStratalight - One third of a rack for 8, 40 Gb/s channels. (Campbell, CA)
bulletCIP - Semiconductor OAs, Electro-absorption modulators, 40 Gb/s parts
bulletKodeos - 10 Gb/s and  40 Gb/s Transponders (South Plainfield, NJ)

Raman

bulletIPG Photonics - Very high power (> 1kW - a bit less for communications purposes) fiber lasers and amplifiers
bulletXtera - Raman transmission
bulletMPB Communications - Lasers, optical amplifiers, undersea equipment, etc., etc. (Montreal, Canada)

Optical Components

bulletAFL (Fujikura) - Polarization Maintaining couplers
bulletAgiltron
bulletAlphion - Integrated photonic components (Princeton Junction, NJ)
bulletANDevices -photonic devices for FTTH, ROADM and long-haul communication. Products are based on a planar lightwave circuit (PLC)
bulletAxsun -
bulletAzna
bulletCalient - Optical cross-connects
bulletCapella
bulletCernoluX
bulletChromux
bulletCIP Photonics
bulletCoAdna
bulletCoherent
bulletCyoptics - InP optical chips
bulletDicon
bulletEngana
bulletGeneral Photonics - Polarization stabilzers
bulletGlimmerGlass - Optical cross-connects
bulletITF Optical Technologies - Submarine-qualified optical couplers
bulletInplane - Maker of EDWAs. Jerusalem Venture Partners, Morgenthaler Ventures (South Plainfield, NJ)
bulletKotura - VOA arrays
bulletLambda Crossing
bulletLightconnect
bulletMEMX
bulletMetconnex - ROADMs
bulletNeoPhotonics - General component supply: EDFA, RX, RX, TOSA,  ROSA, MEMS
bulletOmniGuide - Developer of micro-structured ("holey") fibers.
bulletOplink - Lots of nice parts
bulletOptellios - Active optical components for reconfigurable DWDM networks (Ewing, NJ)
bulletPhoXtal
bulletPolatis - Optical cross-connects
bulletPolychromix
bulletQ Photonics
bulletSantur
bulletSenko - Lots of Polarization Maintaining parts
bulletSpectraswitch
bulletSyntune - tunable lasers
bulletTeem Photonics - Another company with an EDWA (Meylan, France, near Grenoble)
bulletTeraxion - Fiber Bragg Gratings, Dispersion Compensation
bulletXtellus - dynamic modules and components that are used as building blocks for reconfigurable optical networking systems (Morris Plains, NJ)

Other interesting stuff

bulletLambda Optical Systems (formerly Firstwave) - funded by ComVentures, Sevin Rosen Funds, Foundries Holdings (Holmdel, NJ)
bulletGigoptix - Formerly Iterra -  Great high speed chips
bulletAlliance Fiber Optic Products (AFO)

Deceased

bulletCelion - "any distance WANs" (Richardson TX and Tinton Falls, NJ)
bulletGale Force - Suppliers of test and measurement equipment (Red Bank, NJ)
bulletInnovance - A start-up working on photonic networking solutions (Piscataway, NJ and Ottawa, Ontario)
bulletInternet Photonics - Carrier Grade optical Ethernet. Funded by Sprout Group. (Shrewsbury, NJ)  Now Ciena.
bulletOnetta - Optical amplifiers. Matrix Partners, Sequoia Capital, HarbourVest Partners (Sunnyvale, Ca, and Piscataway, NJ) Now part of Bookham Technology.
bulletPhotonEx - Another start-up doing 40 Gb/s work
bulletPhoturis - Optical Networking. Funded by Artiman Ventures, Columbia Capital, Greylock?. (Shrewsbury, NJ)
bulletCorvis - Ultra-long haul and submarine systems (Dorsal)
bulletRed Sky - Submarine system supplier. Funded in part by Dolphin Equity Partners (South Plainfield, NJ)

Other Companies - The big guys

bulletAgilent
bulletAndo Corporation
bulletAvanex
bulletBookham Technology
bulletCorning
bulletIntel
bulletLucent Technologies
bulletJDS Uniphase

 

 
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