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Exotic Electro-Optics, Sub. of II-VI Incorporated - Murrieta, CA
Manufacturer of infrared and visible optical assemblies, windows, domes, lens systems and components; and high-precision sapphire windows and assemblies from prototype to production. Supplier of custom thin-film coatings for heating, EMI/RF shielding and low observables, as well as antireflection...
Deposition Sciences Inc. (DSI), Sub. of Advanced Lighting Technologies, Inc. - Santa Rosa, CA
World Leader in High Performance, Ultra-Durable Optical Thin Film Coatings Deposition Sciences, Inc. (DSI®) is a pioneer in the design and production of innovative, ultra-durable precision optical coatings. DSI produces the most durable, heat resistant and reliable optical thin film coatings...
Reynard Corp. - San Clemente, CA
Supplies custom and standard optical components and thin-film coatings 0.2 to 50 microns (UV-FAR IR) to demanding specifications for military, aerospace, medical and telecommunication applications. In-house services include design, optical and mechanical fabrication, photolithography processing,...
Cascade Optical Corporation - Santa Ana, CA
Manufacturer of custom vacuum-deposited thin-film coatings with more than 35 years of specializing in ion-assisted deposition, low-temperature, low-stress coatings for laser crystals and fiber optics. Supplier of custom components in prototype and production quantites. Custom Thin-Film...
Ferson Technologies, Inc., An OSI Optoelectronics Co. - Ocean Springs, MS
Located in Ocean Springs, MS, Ferson Technologies is a subsidiary of California based OSI Systems. Our 20,000 foot facility houses equipment to fabricate spherical and flat optical components , our own coating chambers for single layer and multilayer coatings as well as capabilities for coating...
General Dynamics, Division of General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Global Imaging Technologies - Nashua, NH
Designs and manufactures a full portfolio of high-performance electro-optical infrared (EO/IR) systems and components that provide our customers the clarity, accuracy and reliability to successfully complete their mission. With the latest in optical production technology, our EO/IR systems and...
ISP Optics Corporation - Irvington, NY
A fully integrated manufacturer offering design and manufacture of high precision infrared custom and catalog optics, including aspheric and diffractive elements, multielement systems, custom and standard infrared coatings, and infrared zoom lens assemblies from prototype to production quantities...
Janos Technology LLC, Sub. of Fluke Corp. - Keene, NH
Designer and manufacturer of high performance infrared imaging systems and components that meet the stringent performance and environmental requirements of defense and security applications. Offers state-of-the-art in-house coating capability and high volume manufacturing technology such as MRF.
L-3 Communications Applied Optics Center, Business Unit of L-3 Communications, Warrior Systems - Dallas, TX
L-3 Communications, Applied Optics Center offers a full-service optical fabrication and thin-film coating capability. Our advanced coating facility offers a variety of deposition processes for excellent coating performance, durability and environmental stability. Our precision assembly capability...
Laser Research Optics, Division of Meller Optics, Inc. - Providence, RI
Manufacturer and supplier of standard and custom laser optical components for CO2, YAG and excimer high-power laser systems. Capabilities include optical fabrication of flats, spherical radii, and meniscus parts and thin-film coating services. Optical materials include ZnSe, Ge, Si, GaAs, BaF2,...
MLD Technologies, LLC - Mountain View, CA
Produces high-performance optical coatings and components specializing in the design, development and manufacture of ion-beam sputtered, low optical loss, laser-damage resistant thin films for the UV-VIS-IR spectral region. Product applications include lasers, laser devices, nonlinear crystals,...
OPCO Laboratory, Inc. - Fitchburg, MA
Full service manufacturer of high precision custom optics, optical replication, diffraction gratings, electro-optical assemblies, metallic and dielectric thin-film coatings for prototype and high volume production. State-of-the-art manufacturing, coating, QC, assembly and class 1000 cleanrooms,...
PFG Precision Optics - Ocean Springs, MS
Manufacturer of precision optical components from UV through mid-IR wavelengths. Components include prisms, windows, filters, wedges, mirrors, beamsplitters, and all types of singlet, doublet and triplet lenses. Electron and ion-assisted deposition coating services available. Prototype production...
Rainbow Research Optics, Inc. - Centennial, CO
Manufacturer of precision optical components and high-power laser coatings from UV to IR. Supplier of stock and custom optics. Products include lenses, beamsplitters, filters, windows, mirrors, wave plates, large wedges and prisms. In-house coatings include antireflection, high reflection, dichroic...
Rocky Mountain Instrument Co. (RMI) - Lafayette, CO
Rocky Mountain Instrument Co. is a fully integrated manufacturer of high quality photonics products. Capabilities include: custom optical fabrication, UV/visible/IR coatings, optical assemblies, DPSS laser systems (1064/532/355 nm) and ultracompact laser marking engines. RMI can handle OEM...
Spectrum Thin Films Inc. - Hauppauge, NY
Manufacturer of optics and coatings from 0.193 to 20 microns: antireflection, reflectors, beamsplitters, polarizing control, laser coatings, filters and development runs. Custom high laser damage coatings and thin-film express (24 hour) service; and one-week delivery on prototypes. IBS sputtering...
VisiMax Technologies, Inc. - Twinsburg, OH
VisiMax is a provider of precision optical coatings for both glass and polymer optics. Offers an extensive range of coating types including antireflection, beamsplitters, hot and cold mirrors, protective hard coatings, ND filters, bandpass filters, metal and dielectric reflectors. Custom coating...
Reynard Corp. - San Clemente, CA
Abrisa Technologies - Santa Paula, CA
Acktar Ltd. - Kiryat-Gat, Israel
Advanced Materials Processing Corp. - Lowell, MA
American Photonics Corp. - Sarasota, FL
Andover Corp. - Salem, NH
Artemis Optical Ltd. - Plymouth, England
bk Interferenzoptik Elektronik GmbH - Nabburg, Germany
Brinell Vision Ltd. - Dundee, Scotland
Changchun Hengrun Optoelectronics Tech Co., Ltd. - Changchun, China
Cheshire Optical, Inc. - Keene, NH
H.L. Clausing, Inc. - Skokie, IL
Crystaltechno Ltd. - Moscow, Russia
Epner Technology Inc. - Brooklyn, NY
Filtrop AG - Balzers, Liechtenstein
FLIR Precision Optics, Division of FLIR Systems, Inc. - Wilsonville, OR
Gelest, Inc. - Morrisville, PA
Genvac Aerospace Inc. - Cleveland, OH
Hudson Optical Laboratories, Inc. - Peekskill, NY
II-VI Incorporated, II-VI Infrared - Saxonburg, PA
Infrared Optical Products - Farmingdale, NY
JDSU, Optical Security and Performance Products - Santa Rosa, CA
JENOPTIK Optical Systems GmbH, Sub. of JENOPTIK AG, Optics Business Unit - Jena, Germany
K Lab Corp. - Hillsborough, NJ
Lambda Research Optics, Inc. - Costa Mesa, CA
Laseroptik GmbH - Garbsen, Germany
LohnStar Optics, Inc. - Escondido, CA
Materion Barr Precision Optics & Thin Film Coatings - Westford, MA
Nanjing Co-Energy Optical Crystal Co., Ltd. - Nanjing, China
Newport Corp. - Irvine, CA
Northumbria Optical Coatings Ltd. - Boldon, England
OIB Optische Interferenz Bauelemente GmbH - Jena, Germany
Ophir Optics LLC, Sub. of Newport Corp. - North Andover, MA
Optical Filter Source, LLC - Austin, TX
Photon Technologies, Inc. - Rockwall, TX
PLT Technology, Inc. - Santa Barbara, CA
Rising Electro-Optics Ltd. - Fuzhou, China
Rugate Technologies, Inc. - Oxford, CT
TelAztec, LLC - Burlington, MA
Thin Film Coating, LLC - Breckenridge, MN
Tofico - Fresnes, France
UltraSource, Inc. - Hollis, NH
Umicore Coating Services, Sub. of Umicore - Dundee, Scotland
Umicore, Optics - Olen, Belgium
Universal Thin Film Lab - Newburgh, NY
Wavelength Technology Singapore Pte. Ltd. - Singapore, Singapore
A thin layer of material applied to a lens surface to reduce the amount of reflected energy. Ideally the index of refraction of that material should be equal to the square root of the product of the indices of the material on either side of the...
A high-reflectance coating consisting of alternating layers of quarter-wave film of a higher refractive index and lower refractive index than the substrate. Such coatings can be made very specific to a reflected wavelength or, by varying the layers'...
Thin-film coating, single or multilayer, that is applied to a substrate to increase its reflectance over a specified range of wavelengths. Metal film, transparent or opaque, is the oldest form of reflective coating.
thin film filter coatings
infra red coatings
antireflection coating. dielectric coating
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