Published: 10 September 2001
Analyst(s): Peter Middleton
Many organizations have been developing planar optical component technologies. However, two of the major incentives that initiated the rush to develop integrated component technologies have subsided in the current market and economic climate. Now, to compete on a cost and performance basis with discrete technologies, a number of factors must be fulfilled. Gartner Dataquest introduces planar photonic technology and the market forces that drive it and profiles six private companies doing development work in this area.
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