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Inrad Optics

Inrad Optics is a manufacturer of non-linear crystals, Q-switches, and Pockels cells for laser applications. We also grow and fabricate crystals for UV sensing and fast neutron detection. Our custom optics products include transmission flats, beamsplitters, waveplates, aspheric mirrors, and scanning mirrors. Other products include x-ray monochromators using bent crystals in quartz, germanium, and silicon mounted onto toroidal substrates.

Founded in 1973, Inrad Optics develops, manufactures, and markets products and services for use in diverse Photonics Industry sectors via its portfolio of distinctly branded businesses. Inrad Optics’s customers include leading corporations in the Defense and Aerospace, Laser Systems OEM, and Process Control and Metrology sectors of the Photonics Industry, as well as, National Labs and research organizations. Its products also are used by researchers at National Laboratories and Universities worldwide. Inrad Optics focuses on innovation and superior quality resulting from the combined efforts of all its employees, dedicated to the highest ethical and quality standards. Inrad Optics offers a diverse portfolio of products and services specifically designed to meet the needs of the photonics industry. Supported by three business units each staffed by dedicated experts, Inrad Optics offers the latest in optical components and laser accessories. We fabricate, polish, coat, and assemble all of our products in our Northvale, New Jersey based facility. Inrad Optics is ISO 9001:2008 certified and utilizes a comprehensive quality management system. Our Crystals and Crystals Devices business unit is a supplier to laser manufacturers, defense contractors, national laboratories, universities, and scientists around the world for over 35 years. Our expertise is specialty and proprietary crystal growth, and crystal component fabrication and applications. The Inrad product line includes UV-transparent filters, electro-optic crystals, Pockels cells, non-linear optical crystals, devices and systems for harmonic generation of a wide variety of lasers. Our Metal Optics business unit is a fully integrated precision metal optics and diamond-turned asphere optics manufacturer. We are recognized throughout the industry as a preferred OEM supplier with the highest in-house quality precision specializing in CNC and single point diamond machining, optical polish, plating, beryllium machining, and opto-mechanical assembly services. Our Custom Optics business unit produces custom products manufactured specifically to customer requirements. It specials in the manufacture of optical components, optical coatings (ultra-violet wavelengths through infrared) and subassemblies for military, aerospace, process control, photonic instrument, and medical end use. Planar, prismatic, and spherical components are fabricated from glasses of all kinds, crystals of most kinds, and many component types. Electron beam, ion assisted, and plasma assisted deposition are available for an extensive range of applications and wavelengths.

 IR optics
 Laser crystals
 Nonlinear optics
 Optical fabrication
 Polishing and grinding
 UV optics
 Windows and prisms
Inrad Optics
181 Legrand Avenue
New Jersey
United States
Tel: 201 767 1910
Fax: 201 767 9644
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