We fabricate spherical lens components via traditional pitch polishing using almost any optical materials.

 

Optical Shop equipment:

  • OptiPro eSX 150 Lens Grinding Machine
  • Rogers & Clark G150 and G300 Generators
  • Strasbaugh Spindles & Polishers
  • Strasbaugh Edgers
  • Dicing Saws

Measuring instruments include:

  • Zygo™ NewView 700 3D Profiler
  • Nikon Autocollimators
  • Zygo™ GPI interferometers with 1 meter rail
  • Nikon Nomarski Microscope

Capabilities include:

  • Substrates up from 5mm - 700mm in diameter
  • Surface roughness of less than 5 angstroms RMS
  • Figure accuracy of 1/20 wave at 632.8 nm
  • Polymers and semiconductor materials
  • Rapid prototyping and ITAR controlled production

optical components:

  • Spherical lenses from any material
  • Prisms
  • Beam combiners for night vision applications
  • Domes and windows
  • Witness samples from BK7 and other glass, Germanium and Silicon

materials:

  • Optical glass - OHARA, HOYA, SCHOTT, CDGM, Pyrex, Zerodur
  • Crystal - calcium & barium flouride, fused silica, quartz, calcite
  • IR Materials - Germanium, Silicon, ZnSe, Zns, AMTIR, Schott IG
  • Filter Glass -
  • Witness samples from BK7 and other glass, Germanium and Silicon