25 August 2003 Fuzhou Fujian, China Lightwave--Koncent Communication, Inc., a component manufacturer and supplier, announced that it has been awarded a U.S. patent, PUB. APP. NO. 20030103725, for packaging methodology for DWDM and optical add/drop multiplexing (OADM) applications.
The patented invention, packaging methodology for assembly automation for DWDM and OADM Modules, provides an improved configuration to overcome the difficulties in process automation. The new configurations and method of manufacturing are designed to produce improved optical devices that are not only cheaper to make but also offer better performance with higher operational reliability.