GigOptix, Inc. focuses on the specification, design, development and sale of analog semiconductor integrated circuits, or ICs, multi-chip module solutions, or MCMs, and polymer modulators. GigOptix is an industry leader in the fast growing market for electronic solutions that enable high-bandwidth optical connects found in telecommunications (telecom) systems, data communications (datacom) and storage systems, and, increasingly, in consumer electronics and computing systems.
GigOptix’s products fall into the following main categories: laser and modulator driver ICs and MCMs; Transimpedance and limiting amplifier ICs; optical modulators; and broadband RF amplifiers. These products are capable of performing in various applications, demanding a wide range of data processing speeds, from consumer electronics, which perform at data processing speeds of 3Gb/s to 10Gb/s, to sophisticated ultra-long haul submarine telecommunications systems with require performance at data processing speeds from 10Gb/s and 40Gb/s to 100Gb/s. For more information about GigOptix products, please visit http://products.gigoptix.com.
GigOptix has pursued a plan of rollup through acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic partnerships. Thus far, GigOptix acquired Helix Semiconductor AG, a company based in Switzerland, in January 2008, enabling GigOptix to expand its product offering into short reach devices and systems. GigOptix also merged with Lumera Corporation in December of 2008, leading to the addition of high performance proprietary electro-optic polymer materials and products based on those material for various electro-optics applications, including 40Gb/s and 100Gb/s modulators. For more information about GigOptix, please visit www.gigoptix.com .