Press Releases

MEMS-based photonic integration allows the highest performance multi-wavelength transceivers NEWARK, CA — March 19, 2015 — Kaiam Corporation, a leader in hybrid Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) technology, today announced availability of their 100Gb/s QSFP28 transceiver. The uncooled CWDM transceiver is aimed at CWDM4 and CLR4 low-cost data center applications. Kaiam is now sampling select customers with both the transceiver and 4x25Gb/s TOSA/ROSAs, with volume production...

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NEWARK, CA — February 4, 2015 — Kaiam Corporation, a leader in hybrid Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) technology, today announced that Dr. Ron Kaneshiro has joined the company as Vice President of Engineering, responsible for high-end modules that use the proprietary MEMS-based integrated optical engines.   “We are extremely pleased to have Ron joining our team,” said Dr. Bardia Pezeshki, President and Chief Executive Officer of Kaiam....

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Strategic Partners Lead New Round to Support Volume Production of Transceivers NEWARK, CA — September 22, 2014 — Kaiam Corporation, a leader in hybrid photonic integration, today announced that the company has closed a new investment round of approximately $35 million, nearly doubling the total amount of equity investment raised by the company since its inception. The round was jointly led by two new strategic investors,...

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Consortium Surpasses 15 Member Mark Gaining Substantial Industry-Wide Participation and Adoption SAN JOSE, CA — September 9, 2014 — The CWDM4 MSA consortium today released the first detailed specification (revision 1.0) for low cost 100G interfaces targeting data center applications. Formed in March 2014, the CWDM4 MSA targets a common specification for 100G optical interfaces that addresses data communication links up to 2 kilometers in the...

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Former Ovum Analyst to Lead Marketing Efforts for Growing Optical Components Company NEWARK, CA — May 12, 2014 — Kaiam Corporation, a leader in hybrid Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) technology, today announced that Dr. Karen Liu has joined the company as Vice President of Marketing, responsible for the product roadmap and expansion of the product portfolio using the proprietary MEMS-based integrated optical circuit platform.   “We are extremely...

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Optical Components Company Specializing in Photonic Integrated Circuits to Build a New Production Facility in Livingston LIVINGSTON, SCOTLAND, UK — April 6, 2014 — A U.S. based optical components company, Kaiam Corporation, will secure 103 jobs in Livingston, First Minister Alex Salmond has announced.   Kaiam Corporation, headquartered in California, will relocate production facilities to Scotland from China and expand its existing Livingston site.   The project is...

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The 100Gb/s TOSA, realized with Kaiam’s MEMS-based optical integration technology, can be used in compact QSFP transceivers for low power consumption applications NEWARK CA — March 11, 2014 — Kaiam Corporation, a leader in hybrid Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) technology, will demonstrate a 100Gb/s (four lanes at 28Gb/s) transmitter optical subassembly at OFC 2014, booth #1735. Current 100Gb/s transceivers are generally too large, and consume too...

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The Kaiam QSFP+ LR4 Transceiver Line has been Established in the Company’s Vertically Integrated Scotland Volume Manufacturing Facility NEWARK CA — March 10, 2014 — Kaiam Corporation, a leader in hybrid Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) technology, announces availability of their 40Gb/s CWDM QSFP+ LR4 transceiver at OFC 2014, booth #1735 in San Francisco. The standards-compliant QSFP+ transceiver has all the functionality of four DML-based SFP+s on...

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Strengthening Its Technology Leadership In Photonic Systems-In-Package For Data Center Applications NEWARK CA and LIVINGSTON, UK — April 30, 2013 — Today, Kaiam Corp. announced completion of the transaction to acquire GC Holdings Inc., including Gemfire Europe Ltd. and the closing of a $16 million first tranche of a C-round investment to fuel the continued growth and expansion of the company. Kaiam builds high bandwidth optical...

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Together with an Increased Round of Investment, Kaiam’s Acquisition of GC Holdings, Inc., Owner of the Recognized Gemfire Technologies and a Premier Silicon Photonics Waveguide Facility, Accelerates Kaiam’s Leadership Role in 40Gb/s and 100Gb/s Data Center Interconnect Applications NEWARK CA and LIVINGSTON, UK — March 19, 2013 — Today, Kaiam Corporation announced a definitive agreement to acquire GC Holdings, Inc., the parent corporation of Gemfire Corporation...

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Transceiver Substantially Reduces Costs for Best In Class Performance in 100Gbps Extended Reach Applications FREMONT and NEWARK, CA — March 14, 2013 — Oplink Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPLK), a leading provider of design, integration and optical manufacturing solutions (OMS) for optical networking components, modules and subsystems, and Kaiam Corporation, a leader in hybrid Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) technology, today announced a joint demonstration of the 100Gbps...

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The Kaiam MEMS-based Optical Integration Technology Leads to Superior Performance; Enabling 40km Reach in QSFP+ Form Factor NEWARK and ANAHEIM, CA — March 12, 2013 — Kaiam Corporation, a leader in hybrid Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) technology, will demonstrate their 40Gb/s CWDM QSFP+ ER4 transceiver with 40km reach at OFC/NFOEC 2013 in Anaheim, CA, booth #1246. The QSFP+ transceiver has all the functionality of four DML-based...

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