JDS Uniphase Acquires Ramar Corp.
SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 20 -- JDS Uniphase Corp. has acquired Northborough, Mass.-based Ramar Corp., a developer of lithium niobate-based integrated optical components. Terms of the acquisition were not announced. JDS Uniphase reports that it plans to integrate Ramar into its modulator business, which produces lithium niobate modulator components for the telecommunications industry.
Paul Suchoski, JDS Uniphase vice president and general manager of the company's Bloomfield operations, stated, We expect the Ramar acquisition to add significant technical capabilities to our 10- and 40-gigabit lithium niobate modulator product development activities. Through this acquisition, we believe we can accelerate and broaden our product introductions in these key markets.
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