Axsun introduces high performance C+L optical monitor at OFC/NFOEC 2007

March 26, 2007

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BILLERICA, Mass. -- Axsun Technologies Inc., aleading developer and manufacturer of advanced photonic components andsubsystems, today announced further expansion of their industry-leadingOMx(TM) optical monitor product family with the introduction of theindustry's first high resolution C+L Band Optical Monitor. Introduced forthe first time at OFC/NFOEC conference and exposition in Anaheim, CA,Axsun's new OMxCL, delivers industry-leading performance across the entireC+L bands in a single compact integrated package.

First field deployed in 2001, Axsun OMx monitors are currently used inover half of all new telecommunications systems employing opticalmonitoring, covering Metro/Regional, Long Haul and Ultra Long Haul spans.

The OMxCL provides all the performance benefits of the OMx family,while providing more than double the optical bandwidth, up to 100nm,enabling monitoring of hundreds of channels in one rapid scan. The OMxfamily offers the industry's highest performance with laboratory instrumentclass Spectral Resolution (400 MHz), and leading OSNR Accuracy at 50GHz and100GHz spacing.

"Axsun has grown to be the market leader in optical channel monitoringthrough innovation in design and rock-solid reliability in the field," saidGreg Smolka, Axsun VP of Sales and Marketing. "With the addition of thesenew wider bandwidth products, DWDM system providers as well as OpticalSensing Instrumentation manufacturers can now monitor the entire C+L bandin a single module, while not compromising on the high resolution andsuperb OSNR performance they have come to expect from Axsun's OMxproducts."

Axsun Technologies Inc.

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