Broadtechs Electronics to distribute Opto Speed kit in China

21 November 2002 -- Opto Speed, a developer of optoelectronic modules for communications and test & measurement markets, has signed a distribution agreement with Broadtechs Electronics Co., in China.

21 November 2002 -- Opto Speed, a developer of optoelectronic modules for communications and test & measurement markets, has signed a distribution agreement with Broadtechs Electronics Co., in China.

Broadtechs will distribute Opto Speed's family of high-speed lasers, photodetectors, monolithically integrated PIN/TIA/Postamp optical front-ends, semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOAs) and superluminescent light emitting diodes (SLEDs), regionally, through its professional and highly skilled sales and application support organisation.

Johann Peter Bitterli, VP Sales & Marketing of Opto Speed, said, "We are pleased to have Broadtechs Electronics join our family, and are looking forward to utilising their in-depth technical know-how, broad reach of solution partnership network, and world-class customer services in regional communications and consumer markets."

Opto Speed's technology offers transceiver manufacturers a complementary set of 2.5, 10, and 40Gbit/s photodetectors, Fabry Perot and DFB lasers at both 1300nm and 1550nm wavelengths as well as 1300nm and 1550nm semiconductor optical amplifiers.

Opto Speed also designs and manufactures high power, high bandwidth Superluminescent LEDs for applications in communications as well as the medical, the lighting and also the test and measurement sectors.

Optical front end
Opto Speed has developed an Optical Front End, which combines a 40Gbit/s photodiode with electronic transimpedance and postamplifiers with differential output monolithically integrated on a single InP chip. The integrated Optical Front End is one of the first commercially available monolithically integrated optical components and is currently being tested by several potential customers.

For more information about Opto Speed's product families please visit www.opotspeed.com

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