offers a growing selection of high-performance products that are key elements in optically amplified, DWDM for terrestrial and undersea deployment. SDL combines world class development, manufacturing and reliability expertise in high power semiconductor lasers, fiber lasers, fiber amplifiers and fiber bragg gratings, to create product solutions that advance the performance and value of fiber optic networks.
SDL was the first company in the world to successfully commercialize the integration of multiple lasers on a single semiconductor chip, and ever since has been a leader in integrating lasers with other optical or optoelectronic elements such as lenses, mirrors and light amplifiers. Our technological leadership is illustrated by the more than 125 patents we hold, backed by an emphasis on continued research and development.
Founded in 1983, SDL is headquartered in San Jose, California and maintains a wholly-owned subsidiary, SDL Optics, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The company's stock is traded under the Nasdaq symbol SDLI.