Connector Optics LLC has settled contracts for design of industrial facilities in Parnas industrial area (St.Petersburg)

23 August 2010

According to the contracts, A Plus Development will be in charge of the project management, and SKTO Promproekt will be general designer. Some technology solutions will be provided by CRT Oy CleanRoom Tech.

The new facilities will house 400 sq. m. clean rooms equipped with industrial molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) systems for mass production of epitaxial heterostructures based on gallium arsenide. The heterostructures that will be grown will be used in high-speed (up to 40 Gbit/s) active optical components, namely, vertical-cavity surface emitting lasers and photodetectors.

These devices will be used in fiber optic communications of the next generation, namely, optical interconnects of supercomputers, data centers, HDMI and DisplayPort optic cables, and future USB cables.

The launch of the plant is scheduled for the spring of 2011.

LLC "Connector Optics" – a RUSNANO portfolio company
26A Shatelena st., St.Petersburg, 194021, Russia
www.connector-optics.com