Al Yuen, Lumentum

Al Yuen, Lumentum

R&D VCSEL Design Team

Al Yuen heads up one of the VCSEL design teams at Lumentum.  He has been involved in many aspects of the III-V compound semiconductor field from start-up (Alvesta), medium sized companies (Coherent, Emcore), to large corporations (HP OCD, HP Labs).  Al was part of the teams that created the first active optical cable (AOC) and the flex-circuit-based parallel optical module for data center optical interconnection.  He graduated from UC Berkeley in EECS and received his PhD from UC Santa Barbara.

Lumentum Inc. is a provider of optical and photonic products for a range of end market applications, including 3D sensing (3DS), data communications (Datacom) and telecommunications (Telecom) networking and commercial lasers (commercial lasers) for manufacturing, inspection and life-science applications. The Company operates in two segments: Optical Communications (OpComms) and Commercial Lasers (Lasers). The Company’s customers include original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and module integrators (MIs).