May 30, 2024
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Photonics firm raises $19.4M


Calient Technologies, a photonic switching company, has raised $19.4 million in venture capital and relocated its headquarters to Santa Barbara in a bid to help meet the growing need for speed among Internet data centers. Calient, co-founded by UC Santa Barbara professor John Bowers more than a decade ago, makes what are called micro-electrical-mechanical systems,…


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