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Santur  Acquired by NeoPhotonics (2011 $ 39,200,000 )

40931 Encyclopedia Circle
Fremont, CA 94538
USA
(510)-656-7130
Website Company Summary Management Team
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Nancy H. Handel (Applied Materials Former CFO) Hal Calhoun (Menlo Ventures) Pierre R. Lamond (Sequoia Capital) Andy Sessions (Thomas Weisel Venture Partners) Lou Tomasetta (Vitesse CEO)
Company

Business description: Santur Corporation is a vertically integrated manufacturer of high-performance tunable lasers for metro and long-haul WDM systems. The company’s patented DFB-array technology enables the fabrication of broadly tunable sources at the same performance and costs as fixed wavelength sources. Santur’s products have set a new standard in the industry with their unique combination of high-power achieved without the use of a semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA), wide tunability with no possibility of mode hops, stability in harsh environments, and low cost.
Customers include: Harris CorporationOpnext;  CoreOptics
Partners include: Opnext;  XLight Photonics
Capital

Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Jul 2009   Jul 2007
Capital raised: 99.1M
Last Round: 13.0M
Ownership: Acquired by NeoPhotonics (2011 $ 39,200,000 )

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Overview
Record updated: Sep 2011
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 2000
Headcount: 26-50 as of Jun 2005
Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Jul 2009   Jul 2007
Capital Raised: 99.1M
Last Round: 13.0M
Ownership: Acquired by NeoPhotonics (2011 $ 39,200,000 )