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Zephyr Photonics Inc (AKA:OptiComp Corporation)
Profile last edited on: 1/27/2015

harsh environment optical interconnects: sensor interconnects, control interconnects, and low-speed data communications for control, sensor, and datacom applications in harsh environments
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Location Information

215 Elks Point Road
Zephyr Cove, NV 89448
   (775) 588-4176
Multiple Locations:   
Congressional District:   02
County:   Douglas

Public Profile

Formerly doing business as OptiComp Corporation, Zephyr Photonics, Inc. provides innovative and advanced photonic solutions for government agencies, communication companies, and defense prime contractors. Enabled by its proprietary, wide-temperature VCSEL-based, optical technology, Zephyr Photonics brings ruggedized, high-performance optical interconnect solutions to demanding mission-critical applications. As a vertically integrated supplier, Zephyr Photonics is bringing the advantages of optical solutions to the defense, intelligence, industrial, and oil & gas industries. The firm operates a vertically integrated 17,000 square foot development and manufacturing facility, including cleanrooms for semiconductor epitaxial growth, device fabrication and testing, as well as device packaging and module assembly. Zephyr Photonics is a DMEA trusted supplier and foundry and is ITAR compliant and ISO 9001:2008 certified. Specialties include Harsh-environment photonics, Semiconductor epitaxial growth, Device fabrication and testing, Device packaging & module assembly,

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Key People / Management

  Thomas Lyle (Tom) Steding -- CEO

  Julien Cheng --

  Bruce Crary --

  Peter S Guilfoyle -- Former President

  Michael Hoag -- VP of Program Management

  Duane Louderback -- President & CTO

  Tim McAllister -- VP of Business Development

  Paul L McEntire --

  Dave Peters --

  Terry Thomas -- Business Development

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