Optical Coatings and Materials Videos

  1. Clear The Air: Challenges In MWIR Optical Sensing
    4/21/2016

    Jason Palidwar with Iridian Spectral Technologies spent some time with us on the last day of SPIE’s 2016 DCS exhibition to talk about the challenges encountered in the mid-wave spectrum and how his company has worked around them.

  2. How To Specify Optical Coatings For Sensor Applications
    4/20/2016

    This year at SPIE’s DCS exhibition, Donna with DSI gave us a quick on-location hello from the show floor before turning it over to principle investigator Kevin Gibbons so that he could offer some advice on what you should consider before determining an optical coating’s specifications for sensing applications.

  3. Precision Optics Corporation Introduction By Richard Cyr
    3/11/2016

    Precision Optics Corporation (POC) focuses on manufacturing micro lenses, lens systems, and prisms with sizes down to 180 microns. This video, featuring Richard Cyr at Photonics West 2016, is an introduction on the POC laboratory and their optics capabilities.

  4. Over 100 Years In Optics Experience
    2/18/2016

    At 2016’s Photonics West exhibition, Dan Bukaty talked to us about Precision Glass & Optics’ (PG&O) view on partnering with their customers.

  5. Bring On Your Most Challenging Micro-Optical Needs
    2/13/2015

    Precision Optics Corporations’ Richard Cyr met with us at the Photonics West 2015 exhibition to talk to us about the micro-precision optical components his company provides. This ranges from micro-prisms, micro-precision lenses and lens systems, and more. Watch the video for specifics on just how small some of these parts can get.

  6. LaCroix Optical Corporate Video
    7/23/2014

    LaCroix Optical has been manufacturing custom optics for the medical, defense, and industrial markets since 1947. Watch the video to hear from some of their employees talk about the company’s history, capabilities, and what makes them stand out from other optical manufacturers.

  7. Vertically Integrated Supplier Of Optical Assemblies And Sub-Assemblies
    5/7/2014

    Andrew Riser of II-VI Optical Systems catches us up on the company's recent merger with Exotic Electro-Optics, the delivery of a $12 million dollar telescope for space applications, the expansion of a fixed-focus product line and fabrication capabilities, and more.

  8. Unique Optical Solutions For The Critical And Complex
    2/10/2014

    In this video, II-VI Optical Systems' general manager Andrew Riser provides some background information on his company, their recent merger, and the unique solutions they can provide.

  9. Very Small Optics And Assemblies For Defense And Medical Applications
    2/10/2014

    In this video, Precision Optics Corp president Joe Forkey gives us a brief overview of his company and then gives us a closer look at some of the things they featured at their Photonics West booth. 

  10. Thin Film Coatings And Optical Assemblies
    2/10/2014

    Dan Bukaty, president of Precision Glass and Optics (PG&O) offers up some information on his company’s thin film coating capabilities and optical assemblies. PG&O’s optical solutions are used in a wide variety of applications – from mission critical aerospace and defense systems, to biomedical and display applications.