Afonics integrates Honeywell components, offers customised VCSEL packaging

6 January 2003 -- Afonics, Oxford, UK, will integrate Honeywell components within a multitude of packaging solutions to provide great flexibility for a broader VCSEL customer base.

6 January 2003 -- Afonics, Oxford, UK, will integrate Honeywell components within a multitude of packaging solutions to provide great flexibility for a broader VCSEL customer base.

The products will integrate Honeywell VCSELs and offer optimised linearity and power based on Afonics' packaging expertise. "Customers with special packaging requirements can incorporate reliable VCSELs," says Matthew Ashton, Honeywell VCSEL optical products regional manager, Europe.

The VCSELs will be offered in a custom receptacle or in an integrated multi-component module. In both cases the devices will have the option of being connectorised or pigtailed. Available connector styles includes ST, LC, FC, DIN, SC and E2000 with a variety of ferrule end-face finishes including APC and UPC.

In their duplexer or wavelength combiner form, the VCSELs will be offered with the options of PINs, PIN-TIAs and APDs on the receiver side. This product range has been designed to offer the VCSEL advantages to a wide range of markets such as T&M, security, access and datacom.

For further information, visit www.afonics.com

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