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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
RICHARDS REUBEN F JR
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
EMCORE CORP [EMKR]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
Exec Chairman & Chair of Board
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O EMCORE CORP, 10420 RESEARCH ROAD SE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
01/30/2012
(Street)

ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87123
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Emcore Common Stock 01/30/2012   S   23,058 D $1.1179(7) 629,256(3) D  
Emcore Common Stock 02/01/2012   S(5)   26,942 D $1.2(6) 602,314(3) D  
Emcore Common Stock               175,000 I By Spouse
Emcore Common Stock               10,000 I By Spouse In Pension Fund
Emcore Common Stock               10,000 I By Trust For Benefit Of Daughter

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units $ 0 (1) 01/30/2012   A   95,000     (2)   (2) Emcore Common Stock 95,000 (4) 95,000 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
RICHARDS REUBEN F JR
C/O EMCORE CORP
10420 RESEARCH ROAD SE
ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87123
  X     Exec Chairman & Chair of Board  

Signatures

 Alfredo Gomez, attorney-in-fact   02/07/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Each restricted stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of Emcore common stock. Restricted stock units are payable, at the election of the issuer, in cash, Emcore common stock, or a combination of the two.
(2) The restricted stock units vest in four equal installments as follows: February 14, 2012 and January 30, 2013; January 30, 2014, and January 30, 2015. Not later than 30 days after vesting occurs, vested shares of Emcore common stock, an amount in cash equal to their fair market value or a combination of both will be delivered to the reporting person.
(3) Includes 100,000 shares of restricted stock granted under the Company's 2010 Equity Incentive Plan, which will vest in two equal annual installments on January 28, 2013 and January 28, 2014.
(4) The restricted stock units were awarded to the reporting person for no cash or other similar consideration.
(5) The sales reported in this Form 4 were effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan previously adopted by the reporting person.
(6) Reflects aggregate reporting of multiple open market transactions. The price reported is the weighted average sale price of sales ranging from $1.19 to $1.21 per share. The reporting person hereby undertakes to provide, upon request by the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the issuer, or a security holder of the issuer, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each price.
(7) Reflects aggregate reporting of multiple open market transactions. The price reported is the weighted average sale price of sales ranging from $1.06 to $1.12 per share. The reporting person hereby undertakes to provide, upon request by the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the issuer, or a security holder of the issuer, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each price.

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