2019 Exhibitors and Sponsors


Amphenol Fiber Systems International

Amphenol Fiber Systems International (AFSI, Allen TX) is a global innovator in the design, development and manufacturing of fiber optic solutions. AFSI’s expertise has been established through its fiber optic cable assembly capabilities, alongside its interconnects offerings including the patented TFOCA-II® and TACBEAM® connectors and backshells, MIL-PRF-64266 and ARINC-801 Connectors. For more information, visit www.fibersystems.com.

Diamond USA Inc.

Diamond USA manufactures a wide range of reliable and customizable interconnect solutions.  Our ruggedized solutions are well suited for harsh and demanding applications found within commercial and military platforms.  We also offer multipurpose, COTS connectors with high performance that are suitable for dynamic environments, including avionics and space flight. For more information, visit www.diausa.com

Freedom Photonics

Freedom Photonics is a manufacturer of unique and innovative photonic components, modules and subsystems. Our advanced semiconductor and dielectric photonic integration technology platforms are enabling new, high-performance fiber and free-space optical communication and sensing systems aimed at applications in diverse markets. If one of our standard solutions do not work for you, and you have a need that can be met through customizing our core photonic technology in the 750nm to 1900nm wavelength range, we will be happy to provide private label design, development and production services to support your needs.

Contact us for further information about Freedom Photonics’ advanced PIC based products, or to learn how to tap into Freedom Photonics’ vast PIC technology experience. For more information, visit www.freedomphotonics.com.


Worldwide recognized leader in High-Bandwidth Fiber Optic Connectors and Cables for Tactical Military / Defense, Sub Sea, Aerospace-Grade and other Harsh Environment Applications.  Ruggedized Opto-Electronic transceivers, transmitters and receivers.  Providing turn-key solutions as well as termini, tool kits, testing kits.  Full Engineering support for any customer application. For more information, visit www.glenair.com

Information Gatekeepers, Inc.
Information Gatekeepers, Inc. is a publisher, trade show organizer, consultancy and information service provider in the fields of fiber optics, high-speed Internet, wireless, and emerging telecom markets. For more information, visit www.igigroup.com

Nanosystec Corp.

Nanosystec offers powerful stations for optical connections either with active or with passive alignment. The new Optospin series for active alignment reduces alignment time by a factor of 10 maintaining all the advantages of active alignment. Passive alignment is ideal for applications with a sufficiently large loss budget. Both alignment methods are used in stand alone work stations of the NanoGlue series or in integrated system for large volume production with feeder for the presentation of the workpieces. For more information, visit www.nanosystec.com

 NKT Photonics

NKT Photonics is the leading supplier of high-performance fiber lasers, fiber optic sensing systems, and photonic crystal fibers. Our main markets are within imaging, sensing and material processing. Our products include ultrafast lasers, supercontinuum white light lasers, low noise fiber lasers, distributed temperature sensing systems and a wide range of specialty fibers. NKT Photonics has its headquarters in Denmark, sales and service worldwide and U.S. manufacturing in Boston, Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.nktphotonics.com.

Optelligent, LLC

Optelligent’s mission is to provide design and assembly engineering services with quick turn around times. Optelligent specializes in low volume assembles and is able to accommodate companies that either require or desire that the work be performed in the USA. Optelligent’s capabilities include precision optical die to die placements to within 1um and active optical component alignments for optimum coupling. Photonic packaging experience includes butterfly packages, TO cans, chip-on-pcb assemblies, and silicon photonics.  For more information, visit www.optelligent.net

Samtec, Inc.

Samtec is a recognized supplier of high speed interconnect products for harsh environments to Mil/Aero customers. We will be showing our newest FireFly™ Mid-Board optical modules, capable of speeds of 28G per lane, featuring Secure Firmware and Salt-Fog tolerance. Samtec offers a full line of high-speed electrical connectors, copper Flyover cables, and embedded optical modules for both commercial and military applications. For more information, visit www.samtec.com


Founded in 1989, Thorlabs is a vertically integrated manufacturer of products to serve the photonics industry. With sites located worldwide, Thorlabs core manufacturing competencies include optics, fiber-optics, fiber-optic processing systems, optomechanics, optoelectronics, microscopy systems, and semiconductor-based devices including Lithium Niobate modulators, QCL/ICL mid-IR lasers, and tunable MEMS-VCSELs. For more information, visit www.thorlabs.com

Ultra Communications

Ultra Communications designs, develops and manufactures the most compact high-speed fiber optic components for harsh environments on the planet. The majority of our products are built on UltraComm’s patented planar flip-chip assembly platforms which are SMT reflow solderable and use our patented removable RVCON™ connector. For more information visit, www.ultracomm-inc.com


VPIphotonics provides flexible simulation software and design services supporting requirements of active/passive integrated photonics, doped-fiber applications, optical system and network applications, and cost-optimized equipment configuration. Join us for live demos on modeling transmission systems with 4D modulation formats, complex integrated devices in Silicon Photonics and InP, and pulsed or high-power doped-fiber applications. For more information, visit www.vpiphotonics.com/index.php

Bronze Sponsors

Cotsworks, LLC

“COTSWORKS, LLC designs and manufactures rugged optical components and subsystems for operation in harsh environments. Our products are utilized worldwide in commercial and military aerospace, military tactical, oil and gas, and other industrial markets.

COTSWORKS’ innovative active and passive optical packaging solutions enable single 10Mb to 10Gbps data links for fighter jets, cargo transport, commercial aviation networking, oil and gas interconnects, and numerous radar and sonar applications.”

For more information, visit https://cotsworks.com.

Luna Innovations

Luna Innovations helps advance the continuing increase in data transmission rates for communication networks with high-speed optical test products, while also leveraging our unique fiber optic sensing technology to improve the structural testing of new composite elements and components in aircraft and automobiles. For more information, visit www.lunainc.com


For over 65 years, Radiall has served seven diverse industries around the globe, providing RF coaxial connectors and cable assemblies, optical technology, coaxial switches, microwave components and multipin connectors. We understand the importance of bringing forward inventive product solutions, personalized support and superior logistics. With expertise centers and manufacturing around the world, Radiall is here to help you simplify life, one connection at a time. For more information, visit www.radiall.com