Optical Communication to Manufacture in China
Fiber optic component manufacturer Optical Communication Products Inc. has signed an agreement with Hong Kong-based SAE Magnetics (H.K.) Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of TDK Corp. of Tokyo. The arrangement will enable the Woodland Hills, Calif., company to manufacture some of its products in China, increasing production capacity and reducing costs. Although the company will retain its plants in California and Hsinchu, Taiwan, it will reduce their work forces when production at SAE begins.
- 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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