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Bookham New Focus Launches New Solutions And Services At Photonics West 2006

Highlights include new product lines, OEM solutions, and international e-commerce and shipping guarantee

San Jose, CA - January 12, 2006 - New FocusT, a division of Bookham, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKHM), is introducing a suite of Simply BetterT products, solutions and services at Photonics West later this month, including the launch of its international e-commerce service and 24-hour shipping guarantee. The suite will also feature an extensive new line-up of photonics products and OEM solutions for a number of applications, including scientific, semiconductor and industrial metrology.

Visitors to the New Focus booth (number 1727) will be able to see a range of new optics, modulators, lasers, detectors, motion control solutions, optomechanical components and OEM solutions, including:
. An extensive line of high quality spherical singlet lenses backed by a lifetime warranty and complementary lens holders with an innovative mechanism for preventing undesirable cross-threading.
. A new line of electro-optic modulators with high damage threshold and high efficiency over broad wavelength range.
. An expanded line of tunable lasers with new wavelengths and higher power levels, including a modern, lightweight, low-noise laser controller with easy-to-use interfaces.
. A new class of integrated motorized translation-stage solutions with fine, 30nm step size and true set-and-forget long-term stability.
. A new line of low-noise, plug-and-play detectors including large-area and UV beam-position detectors for active beam alignment applications and new ultrahigh sensitivity avalanche photodiode modules with adjustable gain and built-in temperature compensation.
. A set of new, innovative optomechanical components, including ceramic pedestals for simple thermal and electrical isolation, new StabilityT mounts for both high stability and low wavefront distortion, new high-precision screw sets and high-quality hex driver sets, all backed by a lifetime warranty.
. Two new lines of OEM solutions for light-management and active beam-alignment with high reliability and exceptional precision.

"New Focus is known for its innovation and excellent quality and service," said Scott Dunbar, VP and general manager for New Focus. "Our increased range of differentiated products and OEM solutions is enabling us to expand our offering to customers and new markets around the world."

To support its growing international presence, New Focus is launching a global e-commerce facility that will enable customers from around the world to order its products online.

Additionally, New Focus is offering a 24-hour shipping guarantee to further extend its standards for responsive service. All standard, non-build-to-order catalog products are guaranteed to ship within 24 hours of receipt of order.

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