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Headquarters San Jose, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (OCLR)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue £100 to £500 million (GBP) per year
Competitors JDSU, Finisar, Opnext

And you thought splitting hairs was tedious. Oclaro (formerly Bookham) integrates the light-processing functions of optical networking components onto silicon chips, which it then puts into communications products such as transceivers, transponders, transmitters, receivers, and modulators. Typical devices for dividing wavelengths of light combine several components, such as tunable lasers, lenses, and filters. The global company gets around 80% of sales from outside the US. In early 2009 Bookham merged with rival Avanex in a stock-swap transaction and changed its name to... More

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