September 21, 2009—Vienna, Austria
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
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