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Oclaro to Showcase an Expanded Laser Diode Product Portfolio at Photonics West 2013

Oclaro to Showcase an Expanded Laser Diode Product Portfolio at Photonics West
                                     2013

Stronger Product Line-up Addresses a Wide Range of Markets and Features
Wavelengths from Violet, Visible to Near-Infrared

PR Newswire

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 29, 2013

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oclaro, Inc. ^ (NASDAQ: OCLR),
a tier-one provider and innovator of optical communications and laser
solutions, today announced that it will be showcasing an expanded portfolio of
laser diodes that now includes violet, visible and near-infrared lasers that
deliver industry-leading innovation, quality and brightness. This
comprehensive product line-up will enable customers to address a wide range of
markets such as material processing, printing, medical, pumping, display,
instrumentation and optical communications, as well as new consumer markets
such as laser display, 3D sensing and optical interconnects. Oclaro's
complete laser diode portfolio will be on display at next week's Photonics
West Conference in the Oclaro booth #1101 from Feb. 5-7, 2013 at the Moscone
Center in San Francisco, CA.

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As a single-source strategic partner, Oclaro delivers one of the industry's
largest laser diode offerings and has the manufacturing capabilities that
customers need to speed time-to-market and achieve high volumes quickly and
reliably. Through its merger with Opnext, Oclaro was able to add visible and
violet laser diode solutions to its portfolio and, at the same time,
strengthen Oclaro's presence in Japan and Asia where key customers in the
industrial and consumer markets are located. With this expanded portfolio,
Oclaro can now provide infrared and violet laser diode solutions for
computer-to-plate printing applications as well as red laser diodes for
digital printing applications.

"By offering one of the industry's most expansive portfolios of laser diode
solutions, Oclaro can provide customers with a single-source partner that
lowers risks, speeds time to market and reduces development costs," said Yves
LeMaitre, Chief Commercial Officer for Oclaro, Inc. "The combination of violet
and visible lasers with our existing infrared high power diode lasers
strengthens our portfolio for many applications in the material processing,
medical, aesthetics and printing markets. This also enables our customers in
the consumer market to leverage our product leadership, economies of scale,
vertical integration and technology expertise."

Oclaro will also be announcing new technological advancements at Photonics
West that improve the performance and packaging for its laser diodes currently
used in laser multi-function printers. Other products on display at the show
will include Oclaro's newly qualified 14G VCSEL array for high speed optical
interconnects used in mobile, home, enterprise and data centers applications,
its red laser diodes for display applications, as well as various products
from Oclaro's advanced high power laser diode portfolio.

Oclaro Technical Papers at Photonics West

As industry visionaries in the laser diode market, Oclaro representatives have
authored or co-authored four technical papers that will be presented during
Photonics West. These include the following:

1. Title of Paper: Optimization of fiber coupling in ultra-high power pump
modules at 980nm Wavelength

  oSPIE LASE, Session 2: High Power Fiber Coupled Sources II
  oDate/Time: Sunday, Feb. 3rd at 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
  oPresenter: Boris Sverdlov, Consulting Engineer for Oclaro

2. Title of Paper: Next generation 9xx/10xx nm high power laser diode bars
for multi-kilowatt industrial applications 

  oSPIE LASE, Session 7: High Power Laser Diode Reliability II
  oDate/Time: Monday, Feb 4^th at 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
  oPresenter: René Todt, Senior Principal Engineer for Oclaro

3. Title of Paper: Integrated InP based mode-locked lasers and pulse shapers

  oSPIE OPTO, Session 4: On Chip Active Devices
  oTime: Wed. Feb 6^th at 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
  oPaper was co-authored by Oclaro representatives

4. Title of Paper: High-quality surface micromachining of LiNbO3 by ion
implantation-assisted etching 

  oSPIE MOEMS-MEMS, Session 3: Microfabrication Technology
  oTime: Thurs. Feb 7^th at 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
  oPaper was co-authored by Oclaro representatives

About Oclaro

Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR) is one of the largest providers of lasers and
optical components, modules and subsystems for the optical communications,
industrial, and consumer laser markets. The company is a global leader
dedicated to photonics innovation, with cutting-edge research and development
(R&D) and chip fabrication facilities in the U.S., U.K., Italy, Switzerland,
Israel, Korea and Japan. It has in-house and contract manufacturing sites in
China, Malaysia and Thailand, with design, sales and service organizations in
most of the major regions around the world. For more information, visit
http://www.oclaro.com.

Copyright 2013.All rights reserved. Oclaro, the Oclaro logo, and certain
other Oclaro trademarks and logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks
of Oclaro, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the US and other countries. All other
trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Information in this
release is subject to change without notice.

SOURCE Oclaro, Inc.

Website: http://www.oclaro.com
Contact: Kelly Karr, Tanis Communications, Inc., +1-408-718-9350,
kelly.karr@taniscomm.com
 
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