Chiral Photonics and Go!Foton, partner in Europe.

September 21, 2009—Vienna, Austria


Chiral Photonics and Go!Foton, today announced their partnership in Europe. Chiral Photonics’ Helica™ InFiber components are gaining worldwide appeal and Chiral has teamed up with Go!Foton to support the growing demand across Europe.

Dr. Simin Cai, Go!Foton Founder, President, and CEO says, “Chiral Photonics products are an excellent addition to the Go!Foton optical component portfolio and provide the opportunity to bring new and innovative solutions to our customers. We look forward to working closely with the Chiral Photonics team”.

Gary Weiner, Chiral Photonics’ VP of Sales & Marketing explains, “European markets for photonics are growing in telecom, instrumentation and scientific applications. The demand for efficient coupling to shrinking waveguides of photonic ICs encouraged us to increase our European technical sales and support presence and we are excited to be doing so with Go!Foton.”

The major benefits of the Chiral Photonics’ Helica InFiber fiber spot size convertor products are:

* Simple, low cost fiber coupling for InP products
* Capable of supporting mode fields less than 1 micron
* Improved package robustness through the elimination of an air gap in the coupling
* Polarization maintaining capability
* Array structures available with channel spacing < 25 microns

About Go!Foton Holdings

Nippon Sheet Glass (NSG Group) closed the sale of the Telecommunications Device Division recently to Go!Foton Holdings based in Somerset, New Jersey USA. Go!Foton is an exclusive Distributor of NSG’s SELFOC® micro lenses worldwide for optical communications industry, and continues to be a manufacturer and developer of other key optical materials, components and modules. Go!Foton operates former related NSG operations including NSG America, NSG Micro Optics Philippines and newly created Go!Foton, Inc. in Japan.

About Chiral Photonics

Chiral Photonics, Inc. is the world-leading provider of in-fiber photonics.

Chiral Photonics is located in Pine Brook, New Jersey, USA and more information can be found on their website at http://chiralphotonics.com/Web/coupler.html

High resolution photos available at: http://chiralphotonics.com/Web/press_images.html

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