Reflex Photonics™ Hardens its Rugged LightABLE™ Optical Modules to -57 C

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Reflex Photonics™ announced its rugged LightABLE™ industrial grade embedded optical modules will survive in environments from -57 C to +125 C. Reflex Photonics have recently submitted the LightABLE™ to -57 C storage over 168 hours and no performance degradation was observed after this demanding reliability test.

LightABLE SR12 Gen3

The LightABLE™ are small low form factor (5mm high) surface mount optical modules that operate in the harshest environments for military ground, air and sea vehicles. They tolerate high shock and vibration and can transmit over 120Gbps at exceptionally low bit error rates of less than e-15.

Reflex Photonics™ will be showing a live demonstration of the LightABLE™ at MILCOM 2015 in Tampa, Florida from October 26 to 28. Conference attendees are invited to see this demonstration at our booth# 612 where the LightABLE™ is rapidly cooled to -40 C while it is transmitting and receiving 120Gbps with no errors.

Dr. Michel Tetu, Business Development Advisor at Reflex Photonics™ said: “This is a very exciting moment. Having access to such high performance small form factor, low weight and low power consumption high I/O optical transceiver that withstands harsh environmental conditions opens up new possibilities for Military and Aerospace applications. It makes the LightABLE™ the best choice for data intensive applications such as intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems and high performance embedded computing systems. These high bandwidth optical devices meet SWaP for all types of mobile military vehicles”.

Reflex Photonics™ has supplied thousands of LightABLE™ to the largest defense contractors for radar, multi sensor systems and embedded computing systems.

For more information on Reflex Photonics™ and its technology, please visit or email sales(at)

About Reflex Photonics™
Founded in 2002, Reflex Photonics is an advanced developer of high-speed, parallel optical modules for Telecommunications, Aerospace and Defense. The company addresses the growing demand for high-speed interconnects among high performance embedded computers and routers, enabling equipment developers to design smaller, lower cost and lower powered systems that result in higher fidelity and faster connectivity.

InterBOARD®, LightABLE™, Light on Board®, Reflex Photonics™ and the Reflex Photonics’ logo are trademarks of Reflex Photonics Inc.

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Rose-Marie Macinati
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