- Tim McGarry Joins Maxion Technologies
Mid-infrared semiconductor laser maker Maxion Technologies Inc. announced the hiring of Tim McGarry as vice president, sales marketing, effective Sept. 4. McGarry most recently served as chief operating officer of MEC Technology, a New Jersey-based semiconductor assemblies manufacturer. Prior to MEC, he held senior positions in laser-based optical communications and laser manufacturing companies, including Coherent and Spectra Physics. Maxion also announced its recent move from Hyattsville, Md., to a new facility in College Park. The company said its new location provides additional space and facilities to support its growing needs for laser manufacturing space and infrastructure and will also allow it to leverage the optoelectronic capabilities at the nearby University of Maryland.
- optical communications
- The transmission and reception of information by optical devices and sensors.
- The technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon. The science includes light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification and detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electro-optical instrumentation, related hardware and electronics, and sophisticated systems. The range of applications of photonics extends from energy generation to detection to communications and...
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