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2009-11-23 11:29:00

ROANOKE, Va., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Optical Cable Corporation (Nasdaq: OCCF) ("OCC") today announced that Applied Optical Systems, Inc. ("AOS"), a wholly owned subsidiary of OCC, has prevailed in a major patent infringement lawsuit brought in November 2006, by Amphenol Fiber Systems International ("FSI"), a subsidiary of Amphenol Corporation (NYSE: APH). OCC acquired AOS on October 31, 2009, as previously announced. The jury in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern...

2009-11-20 10:33:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Fiber vs. Copper Battle for the Cabling Systems Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164747/Fiber-vs-Copper-Battle-for-the-Cabling-Systems-Market.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire "Fiber vs. Copper Battle for the Cabling Systems Market" provides detailed product forecasts for both fiber cabling systems and copper cabling...

2009-11-12 08:02:00

NEWARK, Del., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lightwave Logic, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LWLG) a technology company focused on the development of the 'Next Generation Electro-Optic Polymer Material Platform' for applications in high speed fiber-optic telecommunications and optical computing, today announced that Terry Turpin, Lightwave's Optical Computing Guru, introduced Lightwave's new prototype phase modulator to the Gilder/Forbes Telecosm Conference in Tarrytown, New York earlier this...

2009-11-05 18:17:00

ROANOKE, Va., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Optical Cable Corporation (Nasdaq GM: OCCF) ("OCC") today announced that it has acquired Applied Optical Systems, Inc. ("AOS"), a designer, developer and manufacturer of specialty fiber optic connectors and connectivity solutions for military and harsh environment applications. The acquisition was completed on October 31, 2009, and Applied Optical Systems is now a wholly owned subsidiary of OCC. OCC acquired Applied Optical Systems by...

2009-10-19 13:55:00

NORCROSS, Ga., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- OFS, designer, manufacturer and supplier of leading edge fiber optic network products, today announced that its EZ-Bend(® )Technology fiber meets the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) 5mm bend radius fiber category to address the need for efficiently routing optical drop cables inside homes and Multiple Dwelling Units (MDUs). Indoor optical drop cables using conventional bend insensitive fibers may exhibit excessive...

2009-09-08 07:00:00

ELGIN, Ill., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of growing broadband bandwidth demand and increased deployment of optical fiber networks worldwide, DSM Desotech, a global leader in the development and supply of UV-curable fiber optic materials, announced today an agreement to work with Telcordia Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of telecommunications network software and services to the global telecom market, on driving standardization for the characterization of microbending performance...

2009-08-05 08:46:00

NEWARK, Del., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lightwave Logic Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LWLG) a technology company focused on the development of electro-optic polymer materials for applications in high speed fiber-optic telecommunications and optical computing, today announced that it has retained Perdix, Inc. to help identify and build prototype products for high growth potential target markets in fiber optic telecommunications systems. In addition Perdix will explore the desired...

2009-07-06 11:52:00

PARIS, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that two scientists from Bell Labs, its world-renowned research organization, have been awarded the prestigious 2009 Marconi Fellowship and Prize. The two scientists, Andrew Chraplyvy and Robert Tkach, were recognized for their insights into how information is transmitted over optical networks and for finding innovative ways to significantly increase the speed and capacity of optical fiber...

2009-06-25 15:18:00

Supports key initiatives toward commercialization of 'Next generation Electro-Optic Material Platform' NEWARK, Del., June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lightwave Logic, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LWLG) a technology company focused on the development of electro-optic polymer materials for applications in high speed fiber-optic telecommunications and optical computing, announced today that it has completed its most recent capital raise. Gross proceeds from the private common stock offering...

2009-06-03 07:00:00

Oclaro To Become Leading Merchant Supplier of High Power Laser Diodes; Newport to Purchase Oclaro New Focus Business SAN JOSE, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oclaro, Inc. (Nasdaq: OCLR) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement with Newport Corporation (Nasdaq: NEWP). Under the terms of the agreement, Newport will acquire the New Focus business of Oclaro's Advanced Photonics Solutions division in exchange for the Newport Spectra Physics high power laser diodes business....


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