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Agilent Technologies signs agreement to acquire Adaptif Photonics

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced today it has purchased Adaptif Photonics GmbH, a privately held firm based in H...


May 30, 2007  


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Agilent Technologies Inc. announced today it has purchased Adaptif Photonics GmbH, a privately held firm based in Hamburg, Germany.

The company provides technology and products used for advanced polarization analysis and control for the test of optical components and systems in telecommunications, as well as in the sensors and laser markets.

The transaction is subject to standard closing conditions. Financial details were not disclosed.

Adaptif has a close association with the renowned optical center of expertise at the Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg and has developed extensive intellectual property in optical-measurement product development.

“This acquisition is one step in a series of actions we have taken to strengthen our optical test and measurement offerings and allows us to offer a full range of electrical and optical test equipment for high-speed broadband network designs,” said Alois Hauk, vice president and general manager of Agilent’s photonic and network test division.