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News & Events

Vixar extends its line of 940nm VCSELs

As part of Vixar’s commitment to serving the rapidly growing industrial and consumer sensor market, we are pleased to announce expansion of our 940nm VCSEL product line. The products are suitable for spectroscopic sensing, IR illumination, structured illumination and time of flight (TOF) sensors for 3D sensing and imaging and gesture recognition. The product line consists of multiple... [ Read More ]

Vixar releases new Integrated VCSEL/diffuser/ photodiode product line

March 22, 2018 Plymouth, MN Vixar is pleased to announce the release of a family of high power VCSEL products including diffuser and monitor photodiode. The product line is based upon a surface mountable ceramic package and is designed to serve the consumer, industrial and medical 3D imaging and sensing market. The addition of the photodiode monitor is... [ Read More ]

Vixar exhibiting at Photonics West 2018

January 30-February 1:  San Francisco, CA.  Vixar will be exhibiting at the Photonics West 2018 to be held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA.  Vixar designs, develops and manufactures visible and IR (660nm to 1000nm) Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers (VCSELs) for consumer, industrial, automotive and medical applications. Vixar can be found at Booth 5430. Products... [ Read More ]

Laser World of Photonics

June 26-29, 2017: Munich, Germany: Vixar will be exhibiting at the Laser World of Photonics trade show to be held at the Messe in Munich German. Vixar designs, develops, and manufactures short wavelength (670nm to 1000nm) Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers (VCSELs) for consumer, industrial and medical applications. The product line includes single-mode, multi-mode and array designs, and... [ Read More ]

Vixar announces a family of high power 850nm and 680nm VCSEL arrays for consumer, medical and industrial applications

Applications include 3D scanning, gesture recognition sensors, IR illumination for security systems and medical scanning Plymouth, MN: Vixar announces a family of high power Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VCSEL)arrays targeting consumer, medical, industrial and automotive applications. Samples are available at both the 850nm and 680nm wavelengths and are optimized for output power ranging from 50mW to 10W.... [ Read More ]

CES 2014: Vixar VCSEL Technology Drives Wide Range of New Applications

January 5, 2014 CES: Las Vegas, NV: /from PRNewsWire / -- Vixar designs, develops, and manufactures short wavelength (670nm to 1000nm) Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers (VCSELs) in a variety of packages for multiple applications. Vixar is building a reputation for designing and developing "hard to do" VCSELs for new applications. Vixar has invested heavily in 680nm (red)... [ Read More ]

Vixar and Partners Demonstrate A Low Cost Revolution for Multi-Gigabit Optical Interconnect

January 2, 2013 Vixar Inc., Chromis Fiberoptics, Silicon Line, and Unive Inc. collaborate to demonstrate 1st POF-based compact mobile high-speed HDMI AOC. Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas, NV, January 2, 2013: Vixar, a supplier of high performance, energy efficient, optoelectronic components and subassemblies, has worked closely with Chromis Fiberoptics, Silicon Line GmbH, and Unive Inc. to be first... [ Read More ]

Vixar Raises $2.5M in Series B Funding from Phoenix Venture Partners

April 30, 2012 Plymouth, MN: Vixar, a supplier of high performance, energy efficient, optoelectronic components and subassemblies, raised $2.5M in Series B financing from Phoenix Venture Partners (PVP). Vixar specializes in components and custom subassemblies of a type of semiconductor laser known as a VCSEL (Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser). These devices enable miniaturization and improved energy efficiency... [ Read More ]

NSF awards Vixar a Phase I SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) contract to develop a 40-100Gbps VCSEL

January 3, 2012 The NSF has awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I contract to demonstrate the feasibility of a Composite Resonator VCSEL (CRVCL) achieving a 40-100Gbps serial data transmission rate. The continued rapid increase in Internet bandwidth demand requires higher speed data links at all distances, including within and between cabinets in servers and high... [ Read More ]