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Chroma Technology Corp. - Bellows Falls, VT
Manufacturer of optical filters and coatings for biomedical instruments and imaging systems, fluorescence microscopy, astronomy, space exploration and chemical analysis.
BMV Optical Technologies Inc. - Ottawa, Canada
Provides manufacturing services for optical components, optical assemblies and thin-film coatings. Products include lenses (cylindrical and spherical), etalons, precision flats, beamsplitters, laser windows and mirrors. Our products are often used in laser based applications and we product...
Gurley Precision Instruments, Inc. - Troy, NY
Manufactures stock and custom reticles, lenses, prisms, mirrors, resolution targets, step wedges, divided circles, absolute and incremental discs/scales, precision patterns and replications, measuring devices, rotary/linear encoders, engineering and surveying instruments and digital readout systems...
L-3 Communications Applied Optics Center, Sub. of L-3 Communications, Warrior Systems - Dallas, TX
Applied Optics Center (AOC) is a world-class designer and manufacturer of precision optical assemblies that utilize our extensive thin-film coating expertise. For over 50 years, our state-of-the-art facility in Dallas, TX has produced a wide range of commercial and military optical coatings and...
Meller Optics, Inc. - Providence, RI
Manufacturer of coated and uncoated lenses, optical windows, prisms, mirrors and electronic substrates for lasers and analytical instruments. Materials include sapphire, quartz, BK 7 and other common laser glasses, germanium, silicon, zinc selenide, zinc sulfide, fluorides and ruby. Supplier of...
MLD Technologies, LLC - Mountain View, CA
Experts In Thin-film Coating Design We practice a design-before-quote approach to help customers refine specifications and minimize technical risk. We understand how coated optical elements contribute to system performance. Our engineers use the most advanced design tools available to create...
Optics Balzers AG - Balzers, Liechtenstein
Solutions from Optics Balzers Optics Balzers is the innovative and independent industry partner for the development and production of coated optical components and subassemblies. The company possesses a broad and in-depth know-how in optical thin-film coating processes, complemented by...
Perkins Precision Developments, LLC - Longmont, CO
Perkins Precision Developments, LLC, is now producing high quality coatings, optics and assembly, producing a broad range of custom and OEM precision optical components. PPD's dense and rugged ion-beam sputtering (IBS) process with optical fabrication and assembly provides a total optics solution...
Reynard Corporation - San Clemente, CA
Global Manufacturer of Custom Optical Thin Film Coatings For over 25 years, Reynard Corporation has been a premier supplier of custom optics to a global customer base. Reynard focuses on manufacturing the highest quality products with...
TecOptics, Inc. - Merrick, NY
Creativity in Optics Over the last 20 years, TecOptics has introduced a comprehensive range of laser optics and high damage threshold coatings. We also have established a reputation as the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of air-spaced and solid etalons for OEM and custom...
Altechna, UAB - Vilnius, Lithuania
ALTECHNA is a reliable supplier of general optics, polarization optics, laser and nonlinear crystals, lasers and laser accessories, custom optics, metrology, and consulting services for scientific research laboratories. Since 1996 we offer a wide range of laser related products, custom solutions...
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 quantities. Custom Thin-Film...
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...
Esco Optics - Oak Ridge, NJ
US manufacturer of custom and standard optics for the UV, visible and IR wavelengths. In house production of lenses, windows, mirrors, blanks, prisms, filters and optical coatings. For over 50 years, we have proudly offered exceptional customer service, low prices and short lead times. ITAR...
General Dynamics, Div. 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...
Guernsey Coating Laboratories, Inc. - Ventura, CA
Supplier of vacuum deposited optical coatings including bandpass and neutral density filters, antireflection coatings, and thermal, electron-beam, ion-assisted and ion-sputtered thin films. Research and development of ultrastable films for optical and semiconductor applications. Over 30 Years in...
ISP Optics Corporation - Irvington, NY
ISP Optics is 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...
Keihin Komaku Kogyo Co., Ltd. - Hadano, Japan
Keihin Komaku is a company in the production and processing of optical thin film, multilayer film, IR cut filter, AG mirror, UV cut filter, beamsplitter, half mirror, cold mirror, dichroic mirror/filter, laser mirror, AR coating, etc. Our products can be evaporation coating on edge face of glass,...
Laser Research Optics, Div. 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,...
Master Bond Inc. - Hackensack, NJ
ABOUT MASTER BOND INC. Since 1976, Master Bond Inc. has been formulating epoxies, silicones, polyurethanes, polysulfides, UV cures and other specialty adhesive systems. Specialists in the field of epoxies, adhesives, sealants and coatings, Master Bond offers a wide range of adhesive formulations...
North American Coating Laboratories - Mentor, OH
Precision Coatings for Optics. Manufacturer of custom vacuum-deposited thin-film coatings for glass and plastic optics. Coating types include Protective, Scratch-resistant, Reflective, Anti-reflective, Filter, Conductive, Transparent Conductive Oxides, Chemically Resistive, Hydrophobic. Quality...
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...
Ross Optical Industries - El Paso, TX
Designs, manufactures and markets optical products including precision optical components from prototype to production quantities. Capabilities include optical design and engineering, coating, aluminizing, assembly and test. Specializes in conversions from conventional optics to digital imaging....
Thin Film Devices, Inc. - Anaheim, CA
• HEADQUARTERS: TFD, INC., Anaheim, CA • Leader in High Volume coatings for Electro-Optical, Solar and Flat Panel Displays. • TFD’s unique TCO process with surface roughness ≤10Å with a 1500Å ITO thickness. • Newly Developed TCO’s: AZO, (Sn203:Cu)...
United Lens Company, Inc. - Southbridge, MA
ULC is ITAR registered & ISO 9001:2008 certified, vertically integrated optical component manufacturer in USA serving the defense/aerospace and commercial photonics industry since 1916. Providing precision glass fabrications to challenging thin-film coating for optics of various shapes and...
VisiMax Technologies, Inc. - Twinsburg, OH
VisiMax Technologies is a precision optical coating services facility, with expertise in thin-film processes for glass and plastic optical components. Our experience and knowledge, along with the highest technology optical coating equipment, guarantees that we provide you with the finest quality...
ZC&R Coatings for Optics, An Abrisa Technologies Co. - Torrance, CA
ZC&R Coatings For Optics has an experienced design & manufacturing team of engineers to optimize a design for your optics application. Our ion-assisted (IAD) deposition is conducted in one of our 13 chambers and is key to producing durable coatings. Chamber sizes range from 24 in. up to 72...
Alpine Research Optics - Boulder, CO
4Wave, Inc. - Sterling, VA
Abrisa Industrial Glass, Inc., Div. of Abrisa Technologies - Santa Paula, CA
AccuCoat Inc. - Rochester, NY
AI Technology, Inc. - Princeton Junction, NJ
Aremco Products, Inc. - Valley Cottage, NY
Astro Optics Pvt. Ltd. - Mumbai, India
Atkinson Thin Film Systems, Inc. - Hampstead, NH
Crytur, Ltd. - Turnov, Czech Republic
DELTA, Optical Thin Film - Hoersholm, Denmark
Device Technologies, Inc. - Southborough, MA
Dominar, Inc. - Santa Clara, CA
Ducey Chemical, Inc. - Newtown, PA
EMD Chemicals Inc., Sub. of Merck KGaA - Waltham, MA
EMF Corp., A Dynasil Member Co. - Ithaca, NY
Evaporated Coatings, Inc. - Willow Grove, PA
Gelest, Inc. - Morrisville, PA
General Optics (Asia) Ltd. - Puducherry, India
Global Systems International - Orlando, FL
Hudson Optical Laboratories, Inc. - Peekskill, NY
I.G.S., Inc. - Sunnyvale, CA
Infinite Optics Inc. - Santa Ana, CA
Intellivation, LLC - Fort Collins, CO
ios Optics, Member of the Integrated Optical Services Corp. - Santa Clara, CA
Iridian Spectral Technologies - Ottawa, Canada
JDSU, Optical Security & Performance Products - Santa Rosa, CA
jobaTEC GmbH - St. Wendel, Germany
K Lab Corp. - Hillsborough, NJ
L&L Optical Services, Inc. - Santa Ana, CA
Laser Components GmbH - Olching, Germany
Laser Components USA, Inc., Sub. of Laser Components GmbH - Hudson, NH
LASERVISION GmbH & Co. KG, Member of the UVEX Group - Fuerth, Germany
LohnStar Optics, Inc. - Escondido, CA
Maier Photonics, Inc. - Manchester Center, VT
Mereco Technologies Group Companies, Metachem Resins Corp. - West Warwick, RI
Nanjing Co-Energy Optical Crystal Co., Ltd. - Nanjing, China
NiPro Optics Inc. - Irvine, CA
NuSil Technology LLC - Carpinteria, CA
OIB Optische Interferenz Bauelemente GmbH - Jena, Germany
Optical Filter Source, LLC - Austin, TX
Opticote - Franklin Park, IL
Optida Co. Ltd. - Vilnius, Lithuania
Optiforms, Inc. - Temecula, CA
OptiSource LLC - Albuquerque, NM
Opto-Line International Inc. - Wilmington, MA
Orion Industries, Inc. - Ayer, MA
Photon Technologies, Inc. - Rockwall, TX
Plymouth Grating Laboratory, Inc. - Carver, MA
Praezisions Glas & Optik GmbH - Iserlohn, Germany
Quality Thin Films, Inc. - Oldsmar, FL
Semrock, Inc., Unit of IDEX Corp. - Rochester, NY
Silicon Quest International, Inc. - San Jose, CA
Siltint Industries Ltd. - Manchester, England
SLS Optics Ltd. - Tromode, England
Specialty Coating Systems, Inc. - Indianapolis, IN
Spectral Optics, Div. of Spectral Products - Putnam, CT
Structured Materials Industries, Inc. - Piscataway, NJ
Techspray, An Illinois Tool Works Co. - Amarillo, TX
Thin Film Coating, LLC - Breckenridge, MN
Thin Film Lab - Milford, PA
Thinfilms, Inc. - Hillsborough, NJ
Tofico - Fresnes, France
TwinStar Optics, Coatings & Crystals - Port Richey, FL
Tystar Corp. - Torrance, CA
Universal Thin Film Lab - Newburgh, NY
VIGO SL - Ozarow Mazowiecki, Poland
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'...
Usually a dielectric coating on glass or plastic optics; a coating that is comparable in hardness to glass itself.
thin film coatings
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