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1000 Park Center Dr
Vista, CA, 92081
United States

(505) 823-1293

We supply photonic components for harsh environment applications.  These applications require components to operate through wide temperature ranges, shock, vibration, condensation, chemicals, and/or radiation.

Example applications are: aerospace, space, shipboard, automotive, and high-performance computing (high temperature and/or submersion cooling). 

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November 7, 2013
Ultra Communications wins Army SBIR Phase II program to develop micro-sized transceiver components.
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July 16, 2013
Ultra Communications wins NAVAIR SBIR Phase II.5 program to qualify an aerospace transceiver based on Plastic Encapsulated Microelectronic (PEM) packaging.
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June 25, 2013
Ultra Communications completes tests of fiber optic transceiver in Mars environment (-120 C to +180 C).
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May 13, 2013
Ultra Communications wins Air Force Phase II SBIR program to create low-cost Universal Reliability On-A-Chip components for multi-channel RF module characterization.
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April 18, 2013
Ultra Communications wins Department of Energy Phase II SBIR  program to develop chip-scale-photonic (CSP) components for 25 Gbps per channel data rates in high performance computers.
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October 18, 2012
Ultra Communications wins a NAVAIR SBIR Phase II program to develop high-resolution OTDR components for Instrumentation.
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October 18, 2012
Ultra Communications wins a NAVAIR SBIR Phase II program to develop high-resolution OTDR components for Instrumentation.
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October 4, 2012
Ultra Communications wins an Air Force SBIR Phase II program to develop high-speed fiber-optic transceivers for aerospace environments.
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June 22, 2012
Ultra Communications demonstrated MT-Saver concept
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March 4, 2012
Ultra Communications completes top-down connector development.
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February 3, 2012

Ultra Communications completes verification testing of OTDR and 12.5 Gbps per channel transceiver ASICs.
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November 3, 2011
Ultra Communications awarded Phase I SBIR programs to field high-resolution OTDR in avionic and shipboard systems.
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June 2, 2011
Ultra Communications completes Phase II SBIR program to install a manufacturing line for CORE products.
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October 5, 2010
Ultra Communications and C-MAC MicroTechnology will jointly develop transceiver modules for harsh environment applications.
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September 20, 2010

Ultra Communications awarded Phase II SBIR and BAA awards to develop optical coupling to waveguides or fibers within rigid structures.
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February 12, 2010

Ultra Communications awarded three Phase II SBIR awards to develop ruggedized transceivers and related technology, including manufacturing infrastructure.
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April 6, 2009
Ultra Communications awarded ten SBIR awards to develop ruggedized transceivers and related technology.
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August 11, 2008

Ultra Communications delivers 10 Gbps VCSEL-based transceivers to Space Customer.
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July 9, 2008

Ultra Communications wins Phase I STTR contract to develop ruggedized DWDM transmitter components.
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March 26, 2008

Ultra Communications wins Phase I SBIR contract to develop VCSEL-based RF photonic components.
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January 21, 2008

Ultra Communications appoints Chuck Tabbert to Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
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October 2, 2007

Ultra Communications demonstrates industries first built-in-test transceiver designed for harsh environments.
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