CoreOptics taps Santur's tunable laser for use in dispersion tolerant transponders

September 9, 2004 Fremont, CA -- CoreOptics, manufacturer of dispersion tolerant optical subsystems, has selected Santur Corp. to be its main supplier of tunable lasers for the company's first release of dispersion tolerant transponders.

September 9, 2004 Fremont, CA -- CoreOptics, manufacturer of dispersion tolerant optical subsystems, has selected Santur Corp. to be its main supplier of tunable lasers for the company's first release of dispersion tolerant transponders.

"Santur's highly reliable, DFB [distributed feedback] array-based tunable laser technology, as well as its proven management team, gives CoreOptics the confidence that its customer requirements for widely tunable transponders for the optical industry will be fully satisfied," asserts Hamid Arabzadeh, CoreOptics president and CEO. "We are delighted to work with Santur to support CoreOptics' continued success with the top tier-1 system providers, to enable the building of open and tolerant optical networks by delivering a new class of dispersion tolerant transponders with advanced digital signal processing remedy for the physical layer impairments."

Santur is pleased to be CoreOptics' provider of full-band, widely tunable lasers, says Dr. Richard Craig, CEO of Santur Corp. "This is a tremendous vote of confidence in Santur and our ability to deliver highly reliable lasers to the global telecom market," he adds. "We are excited to partner with CoreOptics as we continue to expand to meet their customer's ramping production requirements."

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