- Jenoptik Optical Systems Formed
Jenoptik subsidiaries, Coastal Optical Systems and Liebmann Optical Company have merged to form Jenoptik Optical Systems Inc. The new company has 70,000 sq ft of optical manufacturing space and 100 employees. Since Jenoptik acquired Liebmann in 1999 and Coastal in 2002, the two subsidiaries have leveraged their strengths and, according to Jenoptik, the merger will allow for the delivery of services ranging from design and manufacture of prototype optical assemblies to high-volume component manufacturing for applications ranging from ultraviolet through long-wavelength infrared. Primary markets are life science research, defense, semiconductor manufacturing, digital projection, optical metrology and astronomical research.
- The technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon. The science includes light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification and detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electro-optical instrumentation, related hardware and electronics, and sophisticated systems. The range of applications of photonics extends from energy generation to detection to communications and...
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