Apple Divides VCSEL Chip Orders Among Three Suppliers

On May 3, 2023, it was reported that Apple had divided its VCSEL chip orders between three suppliers: Lumentum, II-VI, and Sony. Industry sources stated that the orders were more evenly distributed among the suppliers. VCSELs are vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers that are used to power various features on Apple devices, including Face ID, Memoji, Animoji, and Portrait mode selfies. Lumentum remains the largest producer of VCSELs for Apple, with 68% of the market in 2020. However, II-VI has also become a major supplier for Apple and has incr...
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Lumentum 200G PAM4 EMLs Honored by 2023 Lightwave Innovation Reviews

First-to-Market Laser Transmitters for Next-Generation Data Center Applications Receive Another Industry Win SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 13, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumentum Holdings Inc. ("Lumentum"), a market-leading designer and manufacturer of innovative optical and photonic products, announced today that its 200G PAM4 externally-modulated lasers (EMLs) were recognized by the 2023 Lightwave Innovation Reviews. An esteemed and experienced panel of judges from the optical communications community recognized Lumentum as a high-scoring honoree. I...
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Commercial laser sales boost Lumentum

US firm’s business remains dominated by communications and sensing, but ultrafast and fiber lasers are in demand. VCSEL array meets beam-steering chip California-headquartered Lumentum has posted quarterly revenues of $506 million, thanks partly to a strong rise in sales of fiber and ultrafast lasers for industrial applications. The San Jose firm’s business remains dominated by applications in optical communications and 3D sensing, but at $57.2 million, the commercial lasers division's revenues were up 16 per cent year-on-year and at a long-term high. ...
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400 W 905 nm Multi-Junction VCSEL Array

M53-100   The M53-100, a 400 W 905 nm multi-junction VCSEL array, is an innovative, automotive-qualified product, ideal for short- to long-range flash time-of-flight (ToF) LiDAR solutions in automotive, industrial, and robotics applications. The M53-100 capitalizes on its unprecedented high 400 W peak optical power and small form factor to provide unparalleled power density for illumination of the scene, enabling the LiDAR systems of the future. M53-100 is part of the M Series VCSEL products that are optimized for tomorrow’s LiDAR, provi...
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VCSEL-powered lidar to feature on new Changan car

Hesai, which has partnered with Lumentum, to provide sensors for forthcoming electric vehicle. Hesai, the Shanghai-based lidar company, says it has agreed a deal to provide its “AT128” sensors for a new car being built by fellow Chinese firm Changan Automobile.   Changan Automobile concept car   Based around vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) arrays emitting at 905 nm, the AT128 units are claimed to have a range of 200 meters (for objects with a reflectivity of 10 per cent).   Lumentum supply deal O...
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Lumentum Expands Manufacturing Operations and Advanced R&D in Slovenia

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Lumentum Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LITE) ("Lumentum"), a market-leading designer and manufacturer of innovative optical and photonic products, today announced that it has expanded its manufacturing operations and advanced R&D in Škoflijica, Slovenia for specialty optical fibers that are essential components of many Lumentum products. This expansion more than doubles Lumentum's manufacturing and R&D footprint in Slovenia. "I am very excited about the manufacturing and ad...
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Lumentum to Exhibit Comprehensive and Leading-Edge Innovations at ECOC 2022

Highlighting the industry's most extensive portfolio of telecom solutions and differentiated laser chips for next generation mega data centers   SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumentum Holdings Inc. ("Lumentum"), a market-leading designer and manufacturer of innovative optical and photonic products, announced it will participate in eco-system partner demonstrations and highlight a comprehensive portfolio of optical communication solutions for current and future network applications at the European Conference on Optical C...
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10 W Flood Illuminator Module, FOI: 103 x 84 degrees

Lumentum 10 W flood illuminators leverage the company’s decades of large-scale manufacturing expertise in providing industry-standard and field-proven VCSELs to the market. The state-of-the-art module’s compact package integrates three-junction VCSEL arrays, an optical diffuser, a ceramic substrate, and a photodiode to provide high efficiency, reliability, and the highest optical peak power in a consumer-grade flood illuminator with built-in eye safety function. Lumentum partners with driver IC providers to offer illumination solutions for different sensing ...
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Lumentum Acquires IPG Photonics' Telecom Transmission Product Lines

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumentum Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LITE) ("Lumentum") today announced that it has acquired IPG Photonics' (NASDAQ: IPGP) telecom transmission product lines in an all-cash transaction.   "I am very excited to add such highly complementary and differentiated transceiver product lines and ASIC capabilities, which help to expand our addressable market and augment our technology capabilities," said Dr. Beck Mason, SVP and General Manager, Tel...
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Lumentum Announces Completion of NeoPhotonics Acquisition

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumentum Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LITE) ("Lumentum"), today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of NeoPhotonics Corporation ("NeoPhotonics").   "I am excited to unite NeoPhotonics' differentiated products and technology and talented team with those of Lumentum," said Alan Lowe, Lumentum President and CEO. "This acquisition better positions us for attractive growth opportunities created by the digital tra...
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MRSI Systems, Mycronic Group announces a new collaboration to provide LiDAR solutions for the Automotive Industry

MRSI Systems is delighted to announce a new collaboration with Lumentum Operations LLC (“Lumentum“, NASDAQ: LITE), a leading global photonic chip and module supplier for the automotive LiDAR industry. This collaboration promises to generate innovative LiDAR solutions for the industry. LiDAR (light detection and ranging) technology is becoming the standard equipment in medium-end and high-end vehicles. In the next five years, the demand for automotive LiDAR in advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) applications will grow at a compou...
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Lumentum Announces Latest Multi-Junction VCSEL Array

Enabling flexibility and scalability with innovative LiDAR and 3D sensing solutions Lumentum has announced the M Series multi-junction VCSEL arrays for next-generation automotive, industrial LiDAR, and 3D sensing applications and availability of the first M Series product, the M51-100 905 nm 70 W multi-junction VCSEL array. Lumentum's automotive qualified, high-performance M Series features peak powers suited for short- and long-range advanced mobility and industrial LiDAR applications. In addition to higher available power densities, extensive ...
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Artilux Demonstrates New Breakthrough for Multi Spectral Optical Sensing

Announcing world’s 1st ultra-sensitive CMOS-based SWIR sensing platform to advance versatile applications development in wearables for digital health  -           Artilux present the industry-leading CMOS-based SWIR sensing module featuring GeSi technology with compact form factor and ultra-low power. -          The new all-in-one sensing platform satisfies immediate market needs for solutions covering versatile event, vital sign monitoring and skin detection for true wire...
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Hesai and Lumentum Partner on Next-Generation LiDAR Solutions

Collaboration yields the industry's first 200-meter, long-range VCSEL-based hybrid solid-state LiDAR solution for ADAS SHANGHAI, Jan. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Hesai ("Hesai"), a global leader in light detection and ranging (LiDAR) sensors, and Lumentum Holdings Inc. ("Lumentum"), a leading provider of vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) arrays for 3D sensing and other applications, today announced their partnership on hybrid solid-state directional LiDAR solutions for advanced driver-assistance s...
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World's First Mass Production Shipment of High-Power Infrared VCSELs for Automotive Applications

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd. (Headquarters 2-9-13 Nakameguro, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, Japan; President and Representative Director: Yutaka Hiratsuka) announced today that it has started mass production and shipment of a high-power infrared VCSEL*1 (hereafter referred to as "this product") that complies with the automotive quality standard AEC-Q102*2. This shipment will be delivered to our customer for the world's first in-vehicle sensing device using an infrared VCSEL. We are also pleased to announce that this product has been made possible throug...
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Jointmicro Unveils Brand New Indirect Time-of-Flight Sensors and Demonstrates System-Level Performance with Lumentum’s 10 Watt Flood Illuminator Modules for Next-Generation 3D Sensing Applications

      Fully integrated, backside-illuminated, VGA/HQVGA resolution, time-of-flight (ToF) Sensor IC with high-QE, high demodulation contrast, high dynamic range, and low noise readout   November 30, 2021 – Jointmicro Technology Inc. (“Jointmicro”), a leading provider of 3D sensing sensors, announced a system-level demonstration of its new 640x480 and 240x180 pixels resolution indirect time-of-flight (iToF) sensor ICs (JM151A and JM152A) with a 10 W flood illuminator module based on a three-junction VCSEL ...
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Lumentum Expands VCSEL Array Range

New multi-function 1D and 2D addressable VCSEL arrays suit advanced long-range LiDAR applications Lumentum, a maker of VCSEL arrays for 3D sensing and LiDAR applications, has expanded its multi-junction VCSEL-based offerings to include new, breakthrough high-performance 1D and 2D addressable arrays for advanced automotive, consumer, and industrial LiDAR and 3D sensing applications. VCSEL arrays have become the preferred laser illumination source for short-range 3D sensing applications such as biometric security and world-facing LiDAR in con...
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Lumentum To Acquire NeoPhotonics to Accelerate Optical Network Speed And Scalability

- Combination accelerates Lumentum's penetration of the fast-growing opportunity for high-speed optical components for cloud and telecom network infrastructure and creates a better partner for customers globally - Expected to be immediately accretive to non-GAAP earnings per share and deliver more than $50 million in annual run-rate cost synergies within 24 months of transaction close - Companies to host investor call today at 5:30 a.m. PT to discuss the transaction - Separately, Lumentum and NeoPhotonics announce quarterly financial results   SAN JOSE, C...
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Lumentum Announces Industry-First 10 Watt Flood Illuminator Modules for Next-Generation 3D Sensing Applications

Available in an industry-standard package with multiple fields of illumination, flexible peak power, and integrated monitoring for closed loop control and eye-safety functionality SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumentum Holdings Inc. ("Lumentum"), a leading provider of innovative 3D sensing components, today announced an industry first, 10 W flood illuminator module that incorporates a high-performance three-junction vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) array for consumer and industrial 3D sensing application...
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Isaac Harris Joins Lumentum Board of Directors

Latest Addition to Board Adds Unique and Valuable Operational Leadership SAN JOSE, Calif., June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumentum Holdings Inc. ("Lumentum") today announced the appointment of Isaac ("Ike") Harris, Corporate Vice President, Global Supply Chain Operations for ZT Systems, to its Board of Directors as an independent member, effective immediately. The election of Mr. Harris expands Lumentum's Board to eight members, seven of whom are independent. "Ike brings a track record of successfully expanding glo...
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Ambarella, Lumentum and ON Semiconductor Collaborate on AI Processing Based 3D Sensing for Next-gen AIoT Devices

New joint reference designs offer industry-first approaches for biometric access control, 3D electronic locks and intelligent sensing across verticals   SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ambarella, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMBA), an AI vision silicon company, Lumentum (NASDAQ: LITE), a market-leading designer and manufacturer of innovative optical and photonic products, and ON Semiconductor® (NASDAQ: ON), a leading provider of CMOS image sensor solutions, today announced two new joint reference desi...
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Lumentum Holdings in advanced talks to buy Coherent Inc: WSJ

Cash-and-stock deal could come together as soon as this week, report says Lumentum Holdings Inc. is in advanced talks to buy laser maker Coherent Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, in a deal that would combine two companies whose products are used in everything from laser eye surgery to semiconductor manufacturing.   Ticker Security Last Change Change % LITE LUMENTUM HOLDINGS 106.32 +0.08 +0.08% COHR COHERENT...
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Lumentum Acquires TriLumina Assets

Lumentum Holdings Inc. ("Lumentum") (Nasdaq: LITE) and TriLumina Corporation ("TriLumina") today announced that Lumentum has acquired certain technology assets of TriLumina, including its patents and other intellectual property. TriLumina technology includes innovative flip-chip, back-emitting VCSEL arrays for use in a wide range of applications, including 3D sensing, automotive safety and driver assistance systems and LiDAR, and other emerging applications. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. (sourse:PRNewswire)...
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TrendForce 2020 Infrared Sensing Application Market Trend- Mobile 3D Sensing, LiDAR and Driver Monitoring System

According to the latest report by the LEDinside research division of TrendForce, titled 2020 Infrared Sensing Application Market Trend- Mobile 3D Sensing, LiDAR and Driver Monitoring System, Over 10 types of high-end smartphones are expected to use 3D sensing solutions and some of them will expand the use of 3D sensing in the front and rear cameras in 2020, which will further increase the VCSEL market value. According to TrendForce, the VCSEL market scale used for 3D sensing in mobile devices will be likely to grow by 30% in 2020. Smartphone brands wi...
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Lumentum Selects Veeco's K475i MOCVD System for Next-Generation Applications Including 3D Sensing, High-Speed Fiber-Optic Communications and Laser-Based Materials Processing

Veeco Instruments Inc. (Nasdaq: VECO) announced that Lumentum Holdings Inc. has ordered the Veeco K475i™ Arsenide/Phosphide (As/P) Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) System for production of its advanced semiconductor components which address the 3D sensing, high-speed fiber-optic communications and laser-based materials processing end-markets. Lumentum, headquartered in Milpitas, Calif., is a leading manufacturer of innovative optical and photonics products.
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Lumentum to Acquire Oclaro For $1.8B in Cash And Stock

Photonics product provider Lumentum and Oclaro, specializing in optical components and modules, announced that the two companies have signed a definitive agreement, unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies, pursuant to which Lumentum will acquire all of the outstanding common stock of Oclaro.
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3D Sensing and ROADM Drive Lumentum Revenue and Profitability in 2Q18

Lumentum reported results for its fiscal second quarter ended December 30, 2017.
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Massive 3D Sensing Boom in 2018 Causes Lumentum Shares to Escalate

Numerous orders are flowing to 3D sensing component suppliers including Lumentum and Win Semiconductor because of the boom in 3D sensing in 2018. Placed by Apple and other application makers, those orders are bringing fortune to suppliers.
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Lumentum Predicts Significant Growth in 3D Sensing

Apple supplier Lumentum on Wednesday reported financial results for its fiscal 1Q18 ended September 30. Revenue from its 3D sensing business made a massive ramp in the company’s overall performance.
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Lumentum Orders Equipment for Optoelectronic and Laser Applications from AIXTRON

AIXTRON, a worldwide leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, announced that U.S. based Lumentum Holdings, a leading manufacturer of semiconductor photonic devices for communications, industrial, and consumer applications, has placed a repeat order for multiple AIX 2800G4-TM systems to produce devices for varied optoelectronic and laser applications.
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