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Bandpass Filters: Past and Present
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Deposition Sciences Inc. (DSI), Sub. of Lockheed Martin
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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...
Lambda Research Optics Inc.
- Costa Mesa, CA
For more than 15 years, Lambda Research Optics, Inc. has been a leading manufacturer of laser optics with high power thin film coatings and high precision fabrications. Lambda serves a wide range of industries, such as Biotech, Semi-conductor, Industrial, Defense & Security, and many...
Newport - Corion Filters & Mirrors
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Newport's Franklin facility has been supplying Corion® brand optical filters since 1967. With the acquisition of Spectra-Physics Lasers and Photonics which included the Franklin coating facility, Newport significantly expanded it's thin-film capabilities, broadening the portfolio of...
North American Coating Laboratories
- Mentor, OH
Precision Coatings for Optics. Manufacturer of custom vacuum-deposited thin-film coatings for glass and plastic optics. Precision control and instrumentation geared to coat large and small parts in all production quantity ranges. More than a dozen vacuum coating systems, ranging to 50-inch...
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Specializing in optical coatings with custom designs with innovative solutions, Penn Optical Coatings brings a unique blend of engineering and application support with the flexibility of ‘lean’ to the manufacture of hundreds of part numbers per month from quantity one through thousands,...
Perkins Precision Developments LLC
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Perkins Precision Developments (PPD) manufactures custom laser optics precision optical assemblies and thin film coatings for R&D, prototype and OEM applications. PPD's optical fabrication, ion-beamsputtering (IBS) coating processes and precision assembly techniques enable us to provide...
PFG Precision Optics
- Ocean Springs, MS
At PFG Precision Optics our first priority has always focused on advancing technical competence to provide superior optical products to our customers. We produce a broad offering of very high precision spherical and flat optics, together with an extensive variety of durable long lifetime thin film...
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, waveplates, large wedges and prisms. In-house coatings include antireflection, high reflection, dichroic...
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As one of the original laser optics manufacturers in the US, Rocky Mountain Instrument Co. (RMI) has a longstanding history of developing and advancing high quality precision custom optics, specialty coatings, simple and complex opto-mechanical assemblies for Deep UV through Far IR applications....
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That term pertaining to the spectral region that can be perceived by the eye.
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A thin layer of a substance deposited on an insulating base in a vacuum by a microelectronic process. Thin films are most commonly used for antireflection, achromatic beamsplitters, color filters, narrow passband filters, semitransparent mirrors,...
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