Enablence Technologies Inc.
TSX VENTURE : ENA

Enablence Technologies Inc.

December 14, 2006 13:07 ET

Enablence Technologies Granted Additional Patent for Dispersion Bridge Technology

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Dec. 14, 2006) - (TSX VENTURE:ENA) Enablence Technologies Inc. ("Enablence" or the "Corporation"), a developer of Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) Transceivers for optical modems, today announced that it has been granted an additional patent on its "Dispersion Bridge Technology" by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for "Double Diffraction Grating With Flat Passband Output."

"Enablence's Double Diffraction Grating With Flat Passband Output patent (US Patent number 7,149,387) is further evidence of Enablence's proprietary intellectual property for the Fiber-to-the-Home marketplace and our ability to lower costs with new technology," explained Arvind Chhatbar, the Chief Executive Officer of Enablence Technologies Inc.

"In addition to the Double Diffraction Grating Flat Passband Output patent, Enablence was granted patents by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for Double Diffraction Grating Planar Lightwave Circuit and for Planar Waveguide Reflective Diffraction Grating in October. In December of 2005 Enablence acquired a portfolio of 26 patents and patent applications that relate to the design and manufacture of integrated optical components," explained Mr. Chhatbar.

"Enablence is pleased to have been granted this third patent for our Dispersion Bridge Technology," added Arvind Chhatbar. "With our Planar Lightwave Circuit (PLC) technology patented and protected Enablence will begin to commercialize our PLC based triplexers and diplexers and ramp our production capacity at our contract manufacturers."

About Enablence Technologies Inc.

Enablence products are used in optical modems that are located inside the consumer's homes (i.e. for the delivery of high speed data/voice/video). Enablence designs and manufactures optical components, in particular triplexers and diplexers, using its proprietary Planar Lightwave Circuit (PLC) "Dispersion Bridge" platform, for the Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) market. These devices are filters that are embedded on a chip that are capable of processing optical signals at a low cost. Enablence is a fabless optical components company.

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Contact Information

  • Enablence Technologies Inc.
    Arvind Chhatbar
    Chief Executive Officer
    613-270-7859