New Ridge Technologies
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NRT-2500 Polarization Control Platform

The NRT-2500 provides a control platform for polarization which allows for polarization to be set, scrambled, randomized, tracked, and made to simulate a 1/2 wave-plate

NRT-8000 Compact OSA

The NRT-8000 is the world’s smallest fully functional optical spectrum analyzer. It includes built-in server-client internet control for ease of use.

NRT-3000 Ultrafast Polarimeter

The NRT-3000 is a robust solution for measuring and recording ultrafast polarimeter SOP data. It includes an intuitive GUI to facilitate ease of use.

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About Us

A leader in fiber optic test and subsystems

New Ridge Technologies (NRT) develops and manufactures test and measurement equipment, as well as advanced fiber optic subsystems, primarily for telecommunication applications. We strive to work closely with our customers to provide them the best products and customized development services anywhere. Over the years, these close customer relationships have been responsible for most feature upgrades and the inspiration for nearly all new products. We have built our strong reputation customer by customer, interaction by interaction, design by design.

NRT’s founding products, Polarization Mode Dispersion Sources, were recognized as the ‘Cadillac’ of PMD sources. More recently NRT product lines have diversified to include products for polarization control, polarimetry and spectral analysis for table top lab use, field applications and OEM solutions.

NRT welcomes your requests for custom product developments and product development requests.

Our Team

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Dr. Henry Yaffe

Dr. Henry Yaffe founded NRT in 2003. He has over 25 years of experience in technology and business. Before NRT, he founded YAFO Networks, after working at CIENA and Bell Laboratories. Dr. Yaffe has a Ph.D. & M.Sc. in Applied Physics from the Weizmann Institute of Science, and a B.A. from Swarthmore College.
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Dr. Yaniv Barad

Director of Engineering
Dr. Yaniv Barad joined NRT in 2008. Prior to NRT, he had experience at NIST, Xtellus and Penn State. Dr. Barad has a Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Applied Physics from the Weizmann Institute of Science, and a B.Sc. from Tel Aviv University.

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