Santur Corporation

March 27, 2007 07:33 ET

Santur Corporation to Supply StrataLight With Widely Tunable Lasers for 40G

Santur and StrataLight Sign Long Term Strategic Supply Agreement to Supply 40G Tunable Market

FREMONT, CA--(CCNMatthews - March 27, 2007) - Santur Corporation, the leading manufacturer of reliable, cost-effective widely tunable transmitters for the telecommunications industry, today announced a strategic long term supply agreement with StrataLight, the leading global provider of 40 Gbps next-generation optical transponders and sub-systems.

"Santur has a proven and highly reliable tunable DFB-array technology," said Shri Dodani, President and CEO, StrataLight Corporation. "StrataLight being the leading 40G system and sub-system provider needed a supplier that could meet our product performance, quality, and production ramp required for the 40G optical network deployment of our service provider customers."

"We are very pleased with this vote of confidence in Santur, and our ability to deliver highly reliable widely tunable lasers to the global telecom market," said Dr. Paul Meissner, CEO of Santur Corporation. "We are excited to partner with StrataLight to meet this high growth market demand."

About Santur Corporation

Headquartered in Fremont, California, Santur Corporation is the leading vertically integrated manufacturer of high-performance widely tunable lasers for metro and long-haul WDM systems. The company's patented DFB-array technology enables the fabrication of broadly tunable sources at the same performance and reliability as fixed DFBs. Santur's products have set a new standard in the industry with their unique combination of high power achieved without the use of a semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA), wide tunability with no possibility of mode hops, stability in harsh environments, Telcordia GR-468 reliability and value. For more information, visit, call 1-(866)-TUNABLE, or e-mail

About StrataLight

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley in the San Jose Bay Area in California, StrataLight Communications is the global leader in commercial deployment of ultra high capacity optical transmission sub-systems with line rates in excess of 40Gbps. StrataLight Communications enables service providers to address the growing demand for bandwidth driven by IP converged services using their existing fiber network infrastructure. Our products are sold to service providers by optical networking OEM partners. For more information, visit

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