WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 25 -- CyOptics Inc., a developer of indium phosphide (InP)-based optical components, announced yesterday it has acquired the optical component packaging capabilities of CENiX Inc., which conducts automated assembly and test of optoelectronic subsystems.
Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The purchase includes the acquisition of all capital equipment, inventory and intellectual property in the CENiX package development and manufacturing facility in Allentown, Penn., and CyOptics has hired CENiX's core manufacturing technical team. CENiX retains the optoelectronic subsystem design and intellectual property assets that are part of its Irvine, Calif., operation.
In acquiring the new packaging factory, CyOptics said it gains the ability to provide a wide selection of components, including cooled and uncooled DFB lasers, electro-absorption modulated lasers and PIN and APD receivers. In addition, CyOptics will be able to supply customized parts for high-volume applications, including lasers and detectors for small form factor transponders and transceivers.
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