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Diffraction Limited

Diffraction Limited

Map59 Grenfell Crescent
Unit B
Ottawa, ON K2G 0G3
Phone: +1 613-225-2732
Fax: +1 613-225-9688
Diffraction Limited is known for global leadership in Scientific Imaging Solutions. For 27 years, people like you in science, industry, biology, pharmacology, physics, engineering, and astronomy counted on Diffraction Limited to achieve their vision.  Manufactured in our ISO-9000:2015 accredited facility, our products are renown for their quality, reliability, and first-class technical support, and they are shipped and supported worldwide.

Continuous Innovation
With its focus on continuous innovation, Diffraction’s leading-edge, SBIG low-light camera systems, along with a complete range of accessories and software, are the industry standard used in thousands of locations globally.

Whether exploring the depths of space or seeking cures to disease, our long exposure cameras can help you achieve outstanding results.  Our products tested 3 space telescopes, aid operations at over 1000 laboratories and observatories, image enzymes in thousands of disease tests, and have captured over 50 trillion first-light photons.

Our highly collaborative approach to partnering with OEM equipment manufacturers, engineers, product managers, software developers and researchers allows us to build customized solutions while leveraging commercial-off-the-shelf hardware designs we can tailor to fit to your needs.

Diffraction offers a full range of premium and affordable cameras that are acclaimed for their excellent performance, high quantum efficiency, sensitivity, low noise, and durability.

Leading-Edge Software
Diffraction’s Software Division — with offerings that include MaxIm DL, MaxPoint, and Quick Fringe software — enables users to automate acquiring and processing images, to improve telescope pointing, as well as enabling advanced wavefront analysis.

Professional Services
Beyond developing and manufacturing commercially available scientific imaging systems and observatory controls, Diffraction also has a robust Professional Services division. The company’s team of in-house engineers creates highly innovative, custom solutions for a wide range of industries with applications that include fluorescence, luminescence, absorption, spectroscopy, and genomics.
Established: 1993
Facility area (sq ft): 10,000
Ownership type: Privately Owned
Douglas George, President
Colin Haig, Director


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