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News & Events

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 ]