Sunday, February 8, 2009

Bookham Marks 300 Million Field Hours for its Pump Laser Chip

Bookham's flagship high performance generation eight (G08) optical chip

, which provides signal amplification in telecommunications networks, has achieved a combined total of 300 million field hours. The G08 chip is manufactured in the company's Zurich facility, and underpins the industry leading 750mW pump laser module and the OceanBright submarine pump. The ultra high power 750mW pump laser module has been shipping in volume since March 2007.

Bookham noted that its all the products across its pump portfolio have generated 20 billion field hours to date.

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