About Our Company


Founded in February 1997, Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AOI) designs, develops, and manufactures advanced optical devices, packaged optical components, optical subsystems, laser transmitters, and fiber optic transceivers.

These products are used in fiber optic communications equipment for FTTH (Fiber-to-the-Home), point-to-point telecom, datacom and access networks, and systems supporting cable television (CATV), network infrastructure.

AOI is a vertically integrated company with a state-of–the-art semiconductor component fab at our USA Headquarters near Houston, Texas. Coupled with an SMT production line at our China operation, a high degree of manufacturing integration enables us to deliver performance with fast lead times at a competitive cost.

AOI transceiver products feature AOI lasers with superior performance and excellent reliability. The transceivers are designed in and manufactured from our Taiwan Division. Each division of AOI has assembled a world-class pool of talent, from optoelectronics professionals, to mechanical engineers, RF and digital circuit designers, all with the goal of developing best-in-class products.

Broad product lines make AOI capable of extending its addressable market to more fiber optic applications. Equipped with excellent design capability, key in-house optical components, and volume manufacturing facilities, AOI is offering a uniquely high level of price competiveness and performance.