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Press Release


Posted on: 21 Jan 05

San Jose, CA – January 18, 2005 – New FocusTM, a division of Bookham (NASDAQ: BKHM), today announces an industry-leading program to demonstrate its confidence in the quality of its products. The program consists of a lifetime warranty for all optomechanical products, an extended warranty for optoelectronics and a five-year warranty on ClarityTM fluorescence filters.  

The lifetime warranty is to apply to the original purchaser of all standard catalog New Focus optomechanical products, from mirror mounts to translation stages, fiber aligners and kinematic stages. 

Also being introduced is a three-year extended warranty available on all New Focus standard receivers, detectors and modulators and a five-year warranty on standard Clarity fluorescence filters.

“At New Focus we take pride in the quality and innovation of our products,” said Nadim Maluf, VP of Marketing, Bookham New Focus.  “Customers value the reliability of our solutions and this warranty offers them further assurance that the optomechanical products they buy from New Focus will last them a lifetime.”

At the Photonics West convention in San Jose on January 25-27, visitors to the Bookham New Focus stand (no. 1721) will have the opportunity to talk to representatives about the quality campaign and see the innovative products that New Focus stands behind with this strong message.


Notes to editors

1. Photonics West has become North America's largest commercial exhibition on optics, lasers, biomedical optics, optoelectronic components, and imaging technologies.  Photonics West 2005 is being held at the San Jose Convention Center, California between 22-27 January.  For more information visit

If you would like a tour of the Bookham New Focus stand (no. 1721), or would like an interview with a company representative please contact Helen Lyman Smith on +44 (0)115 950 8399 or email

Bookham, Inc (NASDAQ: BKHM) is a global leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of optical components, modules and subsystems.  The company’s optical components, modules and subsystems are used in various applications and industries, including telecommunications, data communications, aerospace, industrial and military.  Since 2002, the company has acquired the optical components businesses from Nortel Networks and Marconi, as well as Ignis Optics, Inc., the business of Cierra Photonics Inc., New Focus, Inc., and Onetta, Inc. The company has manufacturing facilities in the UK, US, Canada, China and Switzerland; and offices in the US, UK, France, Italy, and China; and employs approximately 2000 people worldwide. 

More information on Bookham, Inc is available at

Bookham   New Focus, Clarity, and all other Bookham Technology plc product names and slogans are trademarks or registered trademarks of Bookham Technology plc in the U.S.A. and other countries.


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Hollie Young
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