Electro-Optic Components comply with Telcordia GR-468-CORE specs.

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Electro-Optic Components, including 1310 nm Fabry-Perot Laser and 1310 nm InP PIN Diodes, come in various packaging styles ranging from TO-56 to metalized receptacles with LC and SC interfaces. TO-56 Lasers and LC Metalized Receptacles are rated for up to 2.5 Gb/s in operating conditions from -40 to +85°C. InP PIN Diodes are rated for up to 3.125 Gb/s. Case Anode and Common Anode pin-out options are available on all components.



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Tyco Electronics Offers Expanded Line of Electro-Optic Packaged Components



Harrisburg, PA, March 24, 2003 - Tyco Electronics introduces an expanded line of electro-optic packaged components, including 1310nm Fabry-Perot Lasers and 1310nm PIN Diodes in various packaging styles ranging from TO-56 to metalized receptacles with LC and SC interfaces. All packaged components are designed and have been tested to comply with Telcordia GR-468-CORE specifications.

Tyco Electronics' TO-56 Lasers and LC Metalized Receptacles are rated for up to 2.5 Gb/s in operating conditions to -40º C to +85º C. The packaged InP PIN Diodes are rated for up to 3.125 Gb/s. Two pin-out options are available on all components - Case Anode and Common Anode.

"We have proven that our Buried Heterostructure Strained Quantum Well device exhibits greater than 20 years reliability at 85º C with no failures, demonstrating outstanding reliability and robust design," comments Dr. Bill Ring, Director of Development and General Manager for Device and Transceiver Manufacturing.

"We've supplied customers with 1310nm InP LEDs for years. We are following a similar path to offer our FP Lasers, as well as our 1310nm Singlemode Transceivers for both Ethernet and Metro Markets," adds Rod Smith, Product Manager for Transceivers and Active Components.

For more information on these and other Tyco Electronics' fiber optic products, visit our website at:
http://www.tycoelectronics.com or contact Tyco Electronics' Technical Support Center at 800-522-6752.

About Tyco Electronics
Tyco Electronics is one of the major business units of Tyco International Ltd. Tyco Electronics is the world's largest passive electronic components manufacturer; a world leader in cutting-edge wireless, active fiber optic and complete power systems technologies; and is also rapidly developing extensive networking and building technology installation services. Tyco Electronics provides advanced technology products from over forty well-known and respected brands, including Agastat, Alcoswitch, AMP, AMP NETCONNECT, Buchanan, CII, CoEv, Critchley, Elcon, Elo TouchSystems, LDI, M/A-COM, Madison Cable, OEG, OneSource Building Technologies, Potter & Brumfield, Raychem, Schrack, Simel and TDI Batteries.

TYCO is a trademark. Other products, logos, and Company names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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