News > Press Release 2004
Boston Applied Technologies Incorporated
Releases Eclipse™ Directional VOAs

Woburn, MA, April 5, 2004 - Boston Applied Technologies Incorporated (BATI), a leading developer of light intensity and polarization management products, today announced the release of a new member of the Eclipse™ VOA family, Directional Variable Optical Attenuator, or DVOA. The VOAs currently on the market usually are bidirectional devices. Based on BATI's Eclipse™ high speed VOA and OptoCeramic™ technology platform, Eclipse™ DVOA provides micro-second optical power control in forward direction and greater than 35 dB signal blocking in backward direction. This device contains no moving parts and offers low insertion loss, low polarization dependent loss (PDL), and wide dynamic range. It is an ideal device for erbium doped fiber amplifier (EDFA) application and other events that a directional optical power control is needed. The compact and robust package also provides space and cost savings and performance enhancement.

For detailed information and samples about DVOA, please contact BATI's sales department at, or call (781)935-2800.


About BATi
Boston Applied Technologies Incorporated (BATi) was formed in 2002 by the key management and technical team formerly with Corning Applied Technologies, a subsidiary of Corning Incorporated. With many years' development effort and a group of industry pioneers, BATI has established a unique leading position in designing, manufacturing and marketing a variety of light and polarization management components for the telecommunications and instrumentation markets.

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