Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. is a vertically integrated provider of fiber-optic networking products, primarily for three networking end-markets: cable television, (CATV), fiber-to-the-home (FTTH), and Internet data centers. The Company designs and manufactures a range of optical communications products at varying levels of integration, from components, subassemblies and modules to complete turn-key equipment. The Company designs, manufactures and integrates its own analog and digital lasers using a Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE), fabrication process. The Company�s solutions enable customers to deliver products; enhance efficiency and cost effectiveness of its customers' supply chain; deliver high quality, reliable products in high volume; and provide sophisticated design solutions to its customers. The Company manufactures the majority of the laser chips and optical components that are used in its products.