Kyocera Crystal Device has an integrated production system, in which all the processes from cultivation of crystal materials to design, processing, coating and characteristics evaluation are all conducted internally. The company will continue to enhance its support of optical transmission-related fields in order to contribute to the further progress and development of high-capacity, high-speed optical communications networks.*1 As of November 15, 2012. Based on a survey by Kyocera Crystal Device. *2 1 nanometer (nm) = 1.0x10 -9m. *3 Bonding method that does not use adhesive but bonds flat surfaces of the wafer together. *4 WDM: Wavelength Division Multiplexing. A communication technology that utilizes optical fiber. For see more info and images of this product: http://global.kyocera.com/news/2012/1202_hina.html About KYOCERA Kyocera Corporation (NYSE:KYO)(TOKYO:6971) ( http://global.kyocera.com/), the parent and global headquarters of the Kyocera Group, was founded in 1959 as a producer of fine ceramics (also known as "advanced ceramics"). By combining these engineered materials with metals and plastics, and integrating them with other technologies, Kyocera has become a leading supplier of electronic components, semiconductor packages, telecommunications equipment, solar power generating systems, printers, copiers, cutting tools and industrial ceramics. During the year ended March 31, 2012, the company's net sales totaled 1.19 trillion yen (approx. USD14.5 billion). The company is ranked #426 on Forbes magazine's 2012 "Global 2000" listing of the world's largest publicly traded companies.