- Raanan Gewirtzman is New Broadlight CEO
Raanan Gewirtzman has been appointed CEO of BroadLight, a Mountain View, Calif., GPON (gigabit passive optical network) semiconductor supplier, effectively immediately. He succeeds Andrew Vought, who resigned after four years as CEO. Raanan joined BroadLight in 2003 and has been responsible for its product development and operations; he was promoted to chief operating officer in 2006.
- 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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