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Dec. 23, 2009 - PD-LD Awarded New Patent for VBG Technology Expansion

Invention Improves Conditioning of Laser Diodes Output Characteristics

Pennington, N.J.- Dec. 23, 2009 – PD-LD, Inc., the worldwide leader in Volume Bragg Grating® (VBG®) technology, was recently awarded a U.S. patent for new apparatus and methods that will enable simplified and more efficient stabilization of laser diodes. The invention uses VBG technology to alter one or more output characteristics of light-emitting devices, such as lasers, laser diodes, light-emitting diodes, etc.

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Dec. 21, 2009 - PD-LD Contracted for $17 Million Bridge Deck Rehab Design Project Team

PENNINGTON, N.J. –Dec. 21, 2009 – PD-LD, Inc., the worldwide leader in Volume Bragg Grating® (VBG®) technology, has been contracted to participate in a $17.5 million bridge deck deterioration assessment and rehabilitation design project led by Rutgers University Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation. PD-LD as part of the development team will produce an Automated Nondestructive Evaluation and Rehabilitation System (ANDERS), which will cost in excess of $ 1.5 million.

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Nov. 20, 2009 - PD-LD Awarded Grant from Edison Innovation Clean Energy Fund

PENNINGTON, N.J. –Nov. 20, 2009 – PD-LD, Inc., leader in Volume Bragg Grating® (VBG®) technology, has been awarded a $494,809 grant from the Edison Innovation Clean Energy Fund to develop a Raman Solar Analyzer, which will be used to improve the manufacturing of solar cell panels and evaluate existing panels to ensure optimum efficiency.

The Raman Solar Analyzer will be based on PD-LD’s patented VBG technology. This technology enables the production of high performance Raman laser sou...

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Jan. 23, 2009 - PD-LD Announces Licensure Agreement for Volume Bragg Grating Technology Portfolio

Pennington, N.J. (January 23, 2009) – PD-LD, Inc., the worldwide leader in Volume Bragg Grating® (VBG®) technology, today announced a licensing agreement with Ondax, Inc. of Monrovia, Calif.

The agreement provides Ondax with the licensing rights to use PD-LD’s VBG technology in Ondax manufactured photonic elements and technologies. It also allows Ondax to pass on sub-licensing rights to its customers to use Ondax’s products in subsequent applications in systems and instrumentation.

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Jan. 21, 2009 - PD-LD Awarded New Patent for Development in VBG Technology

Finding Increases Proficiency of VBG Elements Production

Pennington, N.J. (January 21, 2009) – PD-LD, Inc., the worldwide leader in Volume Bragg Grating® (VBG®) technology, was recently awarded a U.S. patent for a new progression in the technology. The patent, which creates a more efficient way to produce VBG® elements, confirms the leading role of PD-LD in developing, using and promoting applications of this new and versatile technology.

U.S. Patent No. 7,477,818 protects the process...

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Jan. 19, 2009 - PD-LD Introduces Triplexers

Products Will Simplify Wavelength Testing

Pennington, N.J. (January 19, 2009) – PD-LD, Inc., the worldwide leader in Volume Bragg Grating® (VBG®) technology, has introduced a Triplexer laser module, intended for use in fiber optic test equipment that requires multiple wavelengths of light. This innovative component provides test equipment manufacturers the ability to offer their customers a more efficient way to test fiber optic installations. The three primary wavelengths of light used i...

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