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NeoPhotonics to Make Presentations on "Next Generation Fiber to the Home"
Presentations Scheduled for "ECOC Market Focus Forum," the "FTTH Conference 2nd WDM-PON Workshop" and the "Broadband Forum"

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sep 19, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE: NPTN), a leading designer and manufacturer of photonic integrated circuit, or PIC, based modules and subsystems for bandwidth-intensive, high speed communications networks, today announced that it will present several talks on "Next Generation Fiber To the Home" (NG FTTH).

Dr. Christoph Pfistner is scheduled to represent NeoPhotonics at the European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC), which will be held in Geneva, Switzerland and is the leading conference in Europe on fiber optic components. He is also scheduled to present at the FTTH Conference and Expo, which will be held in Orlando, Florida and is the leading conference on Fiber-To-The-Home in North America. Dr. Yatao Yang, Vice President of Engineering, is scheduled to speak at the Broadband Forum (BBF) Meeting in Shanghai on the latest developments in Optical Time-Domain Reflectometers (OTDR) for Passive Optical Networks (PON).

The talk at ECOC is scheduled for Tuesday, September 20th, 2011, from 1:10 to 1:40 PM CET, and will cover options for expanding future access network capacity beyond 10G data rates. The discussion will include various types of Optical Distribution Networks (ODN) as well as different multiplexing techniques such as Time Division Multiplexing (TDM), Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) and Frequency Division Multiplexing (FDM). The presentation will cover pros and cons of each approach in terms of overall performance, backward compatibility and projected cost, as well as the status of current developments.

The talk at the BBF is scheduled for Tuesday, September 20th, 2011, from 11:30am to noon CT, in Shanghai, China, and will cover options for fiber monitoring trough OTDR in Passive Optical Networks. The presentation will include detection of fiber bends and cuts through measurement of Rayleigh backscattering from the entire ODN as well as monitoring of individual drop fibers through signal reflections from each Optical Network Termination (ONT) module. Both in-band approaches operating at wavelengths of 1310nm or 1490nm as well as out of band solutions in the 16xx nm window will be discussed.

The talk at the 2nd WDM-PON Workshop during the FTTH Conference is scheduled for Tuesday September 27th, 2011, in Orlando, Florida, and will cover WDM PON architectures currently investigated for future use in high bandwidth optical access networks. The discussion will include "colorless" versions where the individual ONT transceivers will be seeded from the Optical Line Terminal (OLT), "colored" versions where each ONT gets assigned a pair of fixed CWDM or DWDM wavelengths, and "coherent" versions where coherent receiver technology is used to select the appropriate wavelength out of a wavelength pool at each ONT. The discussion will also address potential future developments in PIC and DSP technology designed to provide coherent solutions for access networks.

NeoPhotonics will also showcase its broad line of PIC-based products for 40 and 100 Gbps high capacity transport, PIC-based modules and subsystems for agile networks and FTTH transceiver products at ECOC in booth 1850 of the Palexpo Convention Center, September 19-21, 2011.

About NeoPhotonics

NeoPhotonics is a leading designer and manufacturer of photonic integrated circuit, or PIC, based modules and subsystems for bandwidth-intensive, high-speed communications networks. The company's products enable cost-effective, high-speed data transmission and efficient allocation of bandwidth over communications networks. NeoPhotonics maintains headquarters in San Jose, California and ISO 9001:2000 certified engineering and manufacturing facilities in Silicon Valley and Shenzhen, China. NeoPhotonics has been included in the Russell 3000(R) Index since its reconstitution in June 2011. For additional information, visit http://www.neophotonics.com.

© 2011 NeoPhotonics Corporation. All rights reserved. NeoPhotonics and the red dot logo are trademarks of NeoPhotonics Corporation. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are only predictions and may differ materially from actual future events or results. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, as well as assumptions and current expectations. The company's actual results and the timing of events could differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking statements as a result of these risks, uncertainties and assumptions. The risks and uncertainties that could cause the company's results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements include but are not limited to future developments of optical and FTTH networks may vary and not occur as expected and the other risks and uncertainties described more fully in the company's documents filed with or furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

SOURCE: NeoPhotonics Corporation

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