TeraXion Inc.

TeraXion Inc.

January 24, 2012 09:00 ET

TeraXion Selected to Provide Laser Solutions for Next Gen Fiber Optic Gyroscopes

QUEBEC CITY, CANADA--(Marketwire - Jan. 24, 2012) - TeraXion, a leader in the design and manufacturing of high performance laser products has been selected to provide high-end laser solutions for the development of Honeywell's next generation of fiber optic gyroscopes.

"We have made significant progress in gyro performance since teaming with TeraXion through its customized laser systems, and we have great confidence that we will achieve the stringent target goals." said Earl Benser, Director Advanced Sensors and Microsystems at Honeywell Advanced Technology.

"TeraXion is applying its narrow linewidth laser and optical phase locking technology to the demanding requirements of fiber optic gyro systems," said Ghislain Lafrance, Vice-president Business Development at TeraXion. "Our products and technologies have the potential of enhancing next generation gyroscope performance," Lafrance said.

About TeraXion

TeraXion designs, develops and manufactures opto-electronic components and modules for high performance telecommunication, optical sensing and fiber laser applications. Based in Quebec City, Canada, TeraXion has more than 175 employees.

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