Agilent Acquires Adaptif Photonics

SANTA CLARA, CA /BUSINESS WIRE/ -- Agilent Technologies Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of Adaptif Photonics GmbH. Adaptif brings to Agilent key technology and products used for advanced polarization analysis and control for the testing of optical components and systems in telecommunications, as well as in the sensors and laser market. The majority of Adaptif's employees have joined Agilent.

Financial details were not disclosed. Agilent announced it had signed a definitive agreement to acquire Adaptif on May 30, 2007.

The combined technology and capabilities of both companies expands Agilent's leadership in optical polarization test, allowing Agilent to offer a full range of electrical and optical test equipment for high-speed broadband network designs.

About Agilent Technologies
Agilent Technologies Inc. is the world's premier measurement company and a technology leader in communications, electronics, life sciences, and chemical analysis. The company's 19,000 employees serve customers in more than 110 countries. Agilent had net revenue of $5.0 billion in fiscal year 2006. Information about Agilent is available on the Web.

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