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II-VI Incorporated to Showcase New Pump Laser and Optical Monitoring Products at ECOC 2015

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- II-VI Incorporated (NASDAQ:IIVI), a leading provider of solutions for next generation optical networks, today announced that it will showcase the new 1 Watt 980 nm pump laser product as well as the new OTDR+ product platform at the European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 2015) in Valencia, Spain, on Sep 28-30, 2015, in Booth # 739.

Optical networks are the backbone of the global, regional and local communication infrastructure. Optical network equipment vendors continuously evolve their designs to meet the increasing demands for efficiency, flexibility and increased traffic. II-VI will showcase at ECOC 2015 the latest additions to its broad optical product portfolio to enable next generation optical networks to reach their goals:

  • 1 Watt 980 nm Pump Laser: The most advanced commercially available pump laser technology in terms of high laser conversion efficiency and low power consumption.
  • OTDR+ Platform: The first commercially available OTDR specifically designed for embedded monitoring applications in long-haul and regional optical network equipment.

"We are excited about these latest product innovations and we look forward to further introducing them to our customers at ECOC 2015," said Dr. Sanjai Parthasarathi, Vice President for Product Marketing and Strategy, Optical Communications Group. "With these new products, II-VI extends a long track record of leadership in pump laser and monitoring technologies to enable the next generation of flexible, reliable and efficient optical networks."

Both new products are currently in customer trials and will be generally available by the end of 2015.

About II-VI Incorporated

II-VI Incorporated, a global leader in engineered materials and opto-electronic components is a vertically integrated manufacturing company that develops innovative products for diversified applications in the industrial, optical communications, military, life sciences, semiconductor equipment, and consumer markets. Headquartered in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, with research and development, manufacturing, sales, service, and distribution facilities worldwide, the Company produces a wide variety of application-specific photonic and electronic materials and components, and deploys them in various forms including integrated with advanced software to enable our customers.

CONTACT: Mark Lourie Director of Marketing Optical Communications Group (781) 569-1607 www.ii-vi-photonics.comSource:II-VI Incorporated