WALTHAM, Mass., July 12 -- CyOptics Inc. has agreed to provide indium phosphide foundry services to Zia Laser. According to the agreement, CyOptics will collaborate with Zia Laser to develop 1550 nm tunable gain lasers and 1310 nm uncooled lasers based on quantum dot technology. Zia Laser will sell to CyOptics 1310 nm lasers. The first 1310 nm devices are scheduled to be completed and packaged by the end of this year.
"Zia Laser is bringing a fabless business model to the optical components industry," said Tom Brennan, CEO of Zia Laser. "This model enables us to leverage our financial resources, and gives us access to industry leading manufacturing facilities and expertise. The CyOptics combination of state-of-the-art equipment and exceptional process technology will enable us to rapidly bring breakthrough products to market."