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EMCORE Introduces New MEDALLION 7110 Series of Fiber Amplifiers at the OFC 2016

Monday, Mar 21, 2016

EMCORE Corporation, a leading provider of Indium Phosphide (InP) optical chips, components, subsystems and systems for the broadband and specialty fiber optics market, announced today introduction of the new MEDALLION 7110 Series of CATV Fiber Amplifiers which will be on display at the Optical Fiber Conference (OFC) in booth #1228 at the Anaheim Convention Center, March 22–24, and also at the China Content Broadcasting Network (CCBN) show at the China International Exhibition Center in Beijing, China, March 24–26.

EMCORE’s new MEDALLION 7110 Series of Fiber Amplifiers is the latest addition to the 7000 series of optical amplifiers. The MEDALLION 7110 offers exceptionally high power and low noise figures demanded by CATV applications. It is packaged in a compact 1 RU housing, compatible with industry-standard 19- and 23-inch rack systems, while offering up to 31.5 dBm of pre-splitter output power, and up to 16 SC/APC output ports. Various output power and port count configurations are available with optional integrated WDM filters for RFoG (Radio Frequency over Glass) or RF overlay in FTTx which further preserves rack space and reduces cost by eliminating a separate network element.

"The MEDALLION 7110 fiber amplifier is an ideal companion product to our MEDALLION series of rack-mount CATV transmission equipment that further pushes the boundaries of high density, high optical power launch and split architectures deployed in RFoG and RF Overlay for FTTH networks,” said Gyo Shinozaki, Vice President Marketing for EMCORE. “The MEDALLION series is designed for network systems providers that demand the highest-quality, economical delivery of High- and Ultra-High-Definition video and audio, along with the highest bandwidth data transmission for their customers,” added Shinozaki. 

At OFC and CCBN, EMCORE will be also showcasing its chip level devices portfolio for Telecom, GPON FTTx, Datacom and Wireless applications including 1310, 1490 and 1550 nm laser diode chips, 10G Fabry-Perot laser chips, and 2.5G and 10G APD photodetectors. In addition, EMCORE will be featuring its full line of Distributed Feedback (DFB) butterfly lasers, DOCSIS 3.1 lasers, TO-56 lasers, low-noise optical receivers, broadband photodiodes, and components for wireless and Distributed Antenna System (DAS) applications.

EMCORE will be meeting with customers, industry analysts and the media at our booth #1228 and we invite you to contact us if you would like to schedule a meeting.


EMCORE Corporation designs and manufactures Indium Phosphide (InP) optical chips, components, subsystems and systems for the broadband and specialty fiber optics market. EMCORE was the pioneer in linear fiber optic transmission technology, and today is a leader in optical components, as well as a provider of complete end-to-end solutions for high-speed communications network infrastructures, enabling systems and service providers to meet growing demand for bandwidth and connectivity. EMCORE’s advanced optical technologies are designed for cable television (CATV) and fiber-to-the-premise (FTTP) networks, telecommunications and data centers, satellite communications, aerospace and defense, wireless networks, and broadcast and professional audio/video systems. With its world-class InP semiconductor wafer fabrication facility, EMCORE has fully vertically-integrated manufacturing capability and also provides contract design, foundry and component packaging services. EMCORE is headquartered in Alhambra, California, USA with InP wafer fabrication operations in Alhambra, and ISO 9001 certified manufacturing in Alhambra and Langfang, China. For further information, please visit

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The information provided herein may include forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such statements include statements regarding EMCORE's expectations, goals or intentions, including, but not limited to, financial performance, production schedules, expected customer sales, product features and their benefits, product quality and product performance. These forward-looking statements are based on management's current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections about EMCORE and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and events to differ materially from those stated in the forward-looking statements. Risks and uncertainties that could cause EMCORE's actual results to differ from those set forth in any forward-looking statement are discussed in more detail in EMCORE's SEC filings available at, including under the headings "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations." Forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made only as of the date hereof, and EMCORE undertakes no obligation to update or revise the forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.


EMCORE Corporation

Gyo Shinozaki
Vice President of Marketing
(626) 293-3616

Mark Weinswig
(626) 293-3400

Joel Counter
Manager, Corporate Marketing Communications
(626) 999-7017


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