Organization: Canadian Photonics Fabrication Centre

NRC and TeraXion forge strategic partnership

The National Research Council‘s Canadian Photonics Fabrication Centre has entered a strategic partnership with Quebec City-based TeraXion Inc to develop and fabricate the firm’s new modulator products for optical components. Tera-Xion’s new modulator concept will use a proprietary design to achieve low-power consumption and high modulation speeds required for transmission speeds of 100 Gb/s and…

Group IV to develop solid state light bulb

Group IV Semiconductor Inc is developing a silicon-based light bulb that uses 90% less energy than incandescent bulbs and lasts 20 years. The Ottawa-based firm launched the $9.1-million, three year project with $2.1 million in assistance from Sustainable Development Technologies Canada and $2.5 million from the EnCana Environmental Innovation Fund, with the remainder coming from…