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Precision Optical Enjoys 5th Year Partnering with Irvine Valley College

In an ongoing effort to supply the optics and photonics industry with qualified technicians, Precision Optical is now in its fifth year of partnership with Irvine Valley College’s Laser Technology Program. LASR225 had active enrollment in Fall 2018 with 24 students!  Like previous years, Precision Optical offered classes in optical cutting & shaping, fine grinding & polishing, and quality assurance. 

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Precision Optical Successfully Manufactures 24” Reference Optical Flats

In 2017 and 2018, Precision Optical successfully manufactured multiple large optical flats.  These reference optics had apertures > 600mm, and some weighed nearly 200 lbs.!  With months of engineering, design reviews, and tooling and equipment development, Precision Optical was able to repeat the necessary optical performance to prove that we could deterministically achieve success.

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Precision Optical Celebrates 60th Anniversary, Visit us at Photonics West Booth 1167

Precision Optical: our name embodies who we are. Since 1959, Precision Optical has earned a widely recognized reputation for reliability, value, and quality precision optics for the most demanding applications worldwide. An ISO 9001:2015 certified and ITAR-registered company, Precision Optical offers a diverse portfolio of capabilities for the prototyping and large-volume production of precision optical components for the biomedical, aerospace, defense, semiconductor, metrology and laser industries.

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Precision Optical to Exhibit at SPIE Optics & Photonics Booth 517

Precision Optical is excited about exhibiting in San Diego at SPIE Optics + Phontonics 2018,  where the latest research in optical engineering and applications, nanotechnology, sustainable energy, and organic photonics will be presented. Precision Optical will be exhibiting at our 10’ x 10’ booth, Booth 517, from Tuesday, 8/21/18, through Thursday, 8/23/18 at the San Diego Convention Center.

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Institute of Optics Director Visits Precision Optical

On March 14th, 2018 Precision Optical was honored to host Professor Scott P. Carney, the Director of the Institute of Optics at the University of Rochester and Director of Business Advancement Suzanne DeMers for a visit at our Costa Mesa facility. During their visit, Precision Optical was given a firsthand account of the new developments happening at the institute, as well as an introduction to the school’s Industrial Affiliates program. Precision Optical’s personal also introduced the company to the Rochester team, and discussed possible collaborations opportunities, including support for Precision Optical’s educational efforts.

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Precision Optical to Exhibit at SPIE Defense and Commercial Sensing (DCS) Booth 1234

Precision Optical is pleased to be exhibiting at this year’s SPIE Defense and Commercial Sensing Conference in Orlando, Florida, at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center. Precision Optical will be exhibiting our 10’ x 10’ booth, Booth 1234, from Tuesday, 4/17/18, through Thursday, 4/19/18. We will be showcasing many of our optical component products, and we look forward to meeting with folks to discuss their custom optical system and component requirements within the defense and commercial sensing markets.

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Precision Optical Produces Optics for HEL Applications

Laser systems require optical components made with extremely high quality raw materials. These materials, combined with proper machining, controlled grinding for sub-surface damage removal, ultra-precision polishing and extremely robust thin film coatings are required to meet the demands of HEL (High Energy Laser) systems.

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Precision Optical to Exhibit at SPIE Photonics West, Booth 1147

SPIE’s Photonics West, held in San Francisco’s Moscone Center, is the country’s largest photonics tradeshow of the year. The exhibition begins on Tuesday, January 30st, and runs through Thursday, February 1st.
Precision Optical will be exhibiting at our 20’ x 10’ booth, booth #1147 in the south hall, showcasing some optical component products and meeting with industry members to discuss their custom optical system and component requirements.

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Precision Optical Announces Catalog Porro Prisms and Right Angle Prisms

Precision Optical’s core products for nearly the past 60 years has been extremely precise prisms and prismatic optics. While we will continue to be an industry leader in the production of customized optical components, we are pleased to once again offer catalog right angle prisms and now offer catalog porro prisms!

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