Modulight Debuts DFB Laser

Modulight launches uncooled 1310nm DFB laser, designed for Sonet OC3 to OC48, SDH STM-1 to STM-16, GigE and FC applications

October 31, 2003

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TAMPERE, Finland -- Modulight, Inc. (Tampere, Finland) has today launched the first in series of uncooled DFB laser products that company has developed to address customer requests.

The product is designed for SONET OC-3 to OC-48, SDH STM1 to STM-16, Gigabit Ethernet and Fiber Channel applications that require up to 2.5Gb/s transmission speed. The product has extremely stable performance over temperature range of 0 to 85 deg Centigrade and features a typical Side Mode Suppression Ratio (SMSR) of 43dB. The product has a low operating voltage of 1.15V and maximum rated power of 7mW. Datasheet of the product is available at Company’s website:

“We are excited to launch this product since this DFB laser will prepare ground for a series of products that we will be introducing during the next two quarters. Furthermore, I wish to note that we have invested a lot of time and money for development of these products. We started selling engineering prototypes to customers early this year. Since then we have refined the product according to customers needs. I feel that this product will offer our customers a real performance advantage over other suppliers. We are excited to follow the progress with the volume production that is starting now”, says Vice President Seppo Orsila, Modulight, Inc.

Modulight offers the product both as bare die and in TO-56 package. TO-56 is priced at $58. Company also offers to new customers evaluation kit containing sufficient number of lasers for vendor evaluation. The sample kit is priced $5500 each. The kit contains necessary amount of lasers with itemized product verification data support as well as technical support from the factory with dedicated engineering contact to assist with quick new product introduction at the customer.

Modulight Inc.

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