IRphotonics

IRphotonics

January 16, 2008 09:00 ET

IRphotonics Announces Breakthrough in Commercial Infrared Optical Fiber

Ultra low attenuation in infrared optical fiber to lead to superior performance for medical, defense and spectroscopy applications

MONTREAL, CANADA--(Marketwire - Jan. 16, 2008) - IRphotonics, a leading provider of infrared fiber and materials, is proud to announce that it has achieved the lowest reported attenuation for a commercial grade Multi-Mode Infrared optical fiber.

This technological first represents a significant milestone toward the company's goal of enabling next generation Infrared optical systems for medical, defense and spectroscopy applications. It also demonstrates the company's commitment to meeting customer requirements with leading edge infra red optical fibers.

Daniel Lacroix, VP Operations of IRphotonics explains "A customer requested a long ultra-low loss fiber with less than 3 dB/km @ 3.0 micro m for a remote spectroscopy application in the chemical processing industry. Our detailed understanding of Infrared glasses and optical fibers as well as our unique manufacturing process allowed us to achieve these very rigorous specifications. It is a major step forward for the whole industry."

About Irphotonics

IRphotonics, Inc. is a designer and manufacturer of technologically sophisticated infrared fibers and glass for precision use in industrial, medical, defense, and aerospace applications. The company has developed a patented manufacturing process for the production of high quality fluoride glasses and fluoride fibers that have a high transparency in the infrared region of the optical spectrum. For more information on IRphotonics' high-quality ZBLAN optical fibers, visit www.irphotonics.com.

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Contact Information

  • IRphotonics
    Antoine Kasprzak
    Business Development Manager
    514-345-6982 x 32
    akasprzak @irphotonics.com
    www.irphotonics.com