Close

Search

Search Menu
Photonics Media Photonics Buyers' Guide Photonics EDU Photonics Spectra BioPhotonics EuroPhotonics Industrial Photonics Photonics Showcase Photonics ProdSpec Photonics Handbook
More News
share
Email Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Comments

Optics Center Refines Confocal Grinding

Photonics Spectra
Jun 2000
The University of Rochester's Center for Optics Manufacturing in New York is testing a prototype conformal optics grinder produced by Nanotechnology Systems of Keene, N.H. The device is the result of a collaboration among the university, Raytheon, Boeing, Rochester Photonics Corp., the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and others.

The computer-controlled grinder can produce precision optical components in a wider variety of shapes for applications such as medical endoscopes and housings for sensor arrays on aerospace and military platforms. The Fraunhofer-Institut für Produktionstechnologie IPT in Aachen and the University of Bremen, both in Germany, have placed orders for the device.

defenseindustrialResearch & TechnologySensors & DetectorsTech Pulse

Comments
Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy About Us Contact Us
back to top
Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube RSS
©2018 Photonics Media, 100 West St., Pittsfield, MA, 01201 USA, info@photonics.com

Photonics Media, Laurin Publishing
x Subscribe to Photonics Spectra magazine - FREE!
We use cookies to improve user experience and analyze our website traffic as stated in our Privacy Policy. By using this website, you agree to the use of cookies unless you have disabled them.