JDSU acquires QuantaSol technology


July 7, 2011—JDSU today announced that is has acquired critical product design, patented intellectual property and other assets from QuantaSol, a concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) provider based in the United Kingdom.

JDSU will leverage industry-leading multiple quantum well (MQW) technology from QuantaSol for its CPV cell product platform.  MQW technology allows more light to be converted to electrical power by raising the efficiency of CPV cells, the most important metric in the solar industry.

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