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PD-LD Debuts New iPhone Application

Pennington, N.J. – Jan. 21, 2011 – PD-LD Inc. (“PD-LD or the “Company”), the worldwide leader in Volume-Bragg Grating (VBG®) technology, is pleased to announce the company’s first-ever iPhone application. This app combines succinct product profiles and interactive photonics calculators and conversion tools, in an aesthetically attractive and functional platform.

“We are taking advantage of the cutting-edge media capabilities to actively publicize our newest product developments” said PD-LD CEO Vladimir Ban.

The products section features photographs and brief descriptions of PD-LD’s highlighted new products, as well as the main product lines that the company offers. “PD-LD’s first iPhone app is intended to give current and potential customers a concise and convenient overview of our company’s offerings,” said Tom DeBerardine, PD-LD’s Executive VP of Sales. “The app will highlight our new products, particularly those targeted for spectroscopy and high-power lasers.” The “Tools” section of the app currently features a mW/dBm conversion tool. Additional converters and calculators will be released this spring. These tools are meant to assist engineers and technicians throughout the photonics industry. “Putting this information in designers’ hands benefits everybody,” explained DeBerardine.

“Contributing to the photonics industry at large is a top priority of ours, and we are very enthusiastic to have taken the first step towards providing a mobile platform and toolkit, that will benefit our customers and colleagues,” said Uri Abrams, PD-LD’s President. “Our 2.0 version of the app, coming in Q2 this year, will include an expanded range of VBG-optical converters, and will provide an automated connection to our online store that will be rolled out this spring.”

To take advantage of the benefits offered by PD-LD’s new app, please download by searching for “PD-LD” in the search bar on the iTunes App Store.

More information about PD-LD’s wide range of laser and VBG® products, services, and patents can be found on the company’s website at

About PD-LD

PD-LD, Inc., a specialty photonic packaging company, headquartered in Pennington, N.J. is a U.S. manufacturer and assembler of pigtailed and receptacle mounted fiber coupled laser diodes, LED’s, Detectors, high power pulsed lasers and bi-directional devices for the optical communications, test equipment and medical industries. Named one the fasted growing technology companies in N.J., PD-LD has also been very successful in developing a new Volume Bragg Grating® (VBG®) technology, with wide applications in many branches of photonic industries. The company provides custom Volume Bragg Grating® (VBG®) elements, VBG stabilized lasers and sub-systems for a variety of applications, including Raman Spectroscopy, Flow Cytometry, Medical Instrumentation, High Power Lasers and Displays. PD-LD currently licenses the VBG® technology to other companies active in the field. The technology is protected by 18 issued patents with more pending. For more information, visit

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