Lightwaves 2020 Unveils VOA

Lightwaves 2020 rolls out its LC VOA product

November 8, 2004

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MILPITAS, Calif. -- Lightwaves 2020, an innovative leader in the design and manufacture of fiber optic components announces today the rollout of the lowest-cost Liquid Crystal based Variable Optical Attenuator (LC VOA) product on the market. The LC VOAs will be competitively priced at $120 per unit. According to Lightwaves 2020 CEO, J.J. Pan, "Our LC VOA product line is another example of our commitment to provide the highest quality fiber optic component products at the lowest possible prices. All our products are manufactured here in the heart of the Silicon Valley by our high-trained and skilled technicians, using the highest quality materials, and with state-of-the-art machinery. We are able to provide this high quality product at this competitive price through innovative manufacturing processes."

Lightwaves 2020 is one of the few fiber optic component manufacturers to bring to market the benefits of using Liquid Crystal technology in VOA components. Our proprietary device structure and laser-welded packaging guarantees the simplified assembly with high alignment accuracy and reliability. There is no moving part during the adjustment process. Lightwaves 2020's LC VOA offers many advantages including static charge resistance, continuous tuning, low PDL, high attenuation, low WDL and ripple, voltage controllability, and low power consumption. It is also capable of high power handling, the critical parameter for optical amplifier applications. Due to our LC VOA's innovative design and high manufacturing standards, it is extremely stable and insensitive to vibrations of nearly all frequencies and mechanical shock.

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