NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE: NPTN) (the “Company”), a leading designer and manufacturer of photonic integrated circuit, or PIC, based modules and subsystems for bandwidth-intensive, high speed communications networks, today announced that an interview with Tim Jenks, Chairman and CEO of the Company from the Harris & Harris Group Meet the Portfolio Day is now available at
The interview was recorded by SNN Live on March 13, 2012, at the Nasdaq MarketSite. SNN is a micro-capitalization stock news source. The video is also available on the NeoPhotonics website at
“We make chips that help deliver to you voice, data and video. If your internet or mobile phone gives you a very clear signal so that you can watch your choice of movie live in your pocket, then it is partially due to the bandwidth that we provide,” Mr. Jenks begins. The Company’s photonic integrated circuits are, “chips that work with light, as light. Essentially, light goes into the chip, is manipulated by the chip, and all the networks that provide voice, network data and video are really optical. Keeping the light in the light domain is what our chips do,” Mr. Jenks explains.
In the video, Mr. Jenks goes to describe the market for this technology when he states: “Today, everyone is using more and more bandwidth…our chips are helping you deliver your message every day in the optical domain by wireless means or desktop means. The chips help make it possible for the bandwidth that is being consumed. There’s an order of magnitude increase happening almost annually in the amount of bandwidth that is being used, and we have to keep up with that,” Mr. Jenks concludes. For additional information, visit
NeoPhotonics is a leading designer and manufacturer of photonic integrated circuit, or PIC, based modules and subsystems for bandwidth-intensive, high-speed communications networks. The company’s products enable cost-effective, high-speed data transmission and efficient allocation of bandwidth over communications networks. NeoPhotonics maintains headquarters in San Jose, California and ISO 9001:2000 certified engineering and manufacturing facilities in Silicon Valley (USA) and Shenzhen, China. NeoPhotonics has been included in the Russell 3000
Index since its reconstitution in June 2011.
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