Home Resource Center Newsletters Optical Innovations News Optical Innovations News Please visit Newsletter Archives for earlier publications. If you cannot find the information you need or would like to request additional newsletter or technical information, please feel free to Contact Us. Resources Optical Innovations News Vol 5 Issue 1 March 2017 Our latest newsletter covers a range of topics. Read more about Materion's ProIR Filters and Nanogetters Technology. Also, news about our optical filters on the Hubble space telescope and Cassini spacecraft and George W. Goddard Award nomination for two Materion employees. Materion Offers New Nanogetters Technology NanoGetters Technology provides a superior alternative for vacuum packaging reliability. It uses proprietary materials and processes to eliminate the issue of stray gases within the packaging and it is also particle free. Rapid R & D Prototyping with Materion ProIR Filters ProIR filters are available “off-the-shelf” and allow for rapid prototyping and cost-effective experimentation. Learn More. Materion Engineers Awarded SPIE George W Goddard Award George Allen and Tom Mooney of Materion Precision Optics, Westford, MA are members of the New Horizons Instrument Team which has been awarded the SPIE George W. Goddard Award for 2017. Materions Role in Optical Filters for NASA Imagers NanoGetters Technology provides a superior alternative for vacuum packaging reliability. It uses proprietary materials and processes to eliminate the issue of stray gases within the packaging and it is also particle free. Cassini Spacecraft Still Taking Pictures After almost 20 years in orbit, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is still sending back spectacular images taken through Materion filters. ArrayTec Technology Expands Options Materion introduces its family of ArrayTec™ filter arrays in a range of designs. Internet of Things Materion Precision Optics supports IOT with state-of-the-art sensors and wafer level optical coatings. Low Angle Shift Coatings Materion new technology delivers high performance optical interference filters. Low Temperature Sputtered Coatings for Plastics Materion’s success at coating multiple types of plastics. Materion Products on Mars Our components provide cutting edge optics for NASA space missions. Characterizing the Performance of Optical Interference Filters Materion’s innovative work with measurement of linear variable filters. Multispectral Filters Improve Camera Imaging Materion offers a range of off-the-shelf multispectral filters for innovative imaging systems. Narrow Bandpass Filters For an instrument upgrade or a new astronomical imager, Materion offers a broad wavelength range to meet your requirements. New Polarized Dichroic Filter for Image Projection Materion has developed a new filter that improves brightness performance. Optical Coatings on ASIC Wafers Materion is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of precision optical filters and offers high value solutions for your most demanding applications. Optical Filters for Gesture Control and 3D Imaging Applications Materion is at the forefront of evolving gesture control technology. Check out our innovative optical filter products. Optical Innovations News Vol 3 Issue 1 Feb 2015 This issue of the newsletter covers the introduction of ArrayTec, Materion's new line of filter arrays, plus 3D sensing technology, smart cars and optics on space missions. Optical Innovations News Vol 3 Issue 2 May 2015 This issue of Materion Precision Optics newsletter includes a technical paper on low angle shift coatings plus articles on Hubble's Anniversary and more on the Internet of Things. Close Encounter with Pluto Materion provided the filters for the New Horizons spacecraft camera allowing exciting new images of Pluto. Optical Innovations News Vol 3 Issue 3 Sept 2015 This issue of Materion Precision Optics newsletter includes a technical paper on evolving coating processes and articles on multispectral filters, optical wafer coatings and the NASA mission to Pluto. Satellite to Orbit Mars with Materion Filters Aboard Materion's involvement with space instrumentation continues with MAVEN mission. Materion optical sensors behind the wheel of advances in smart car technology Materion optical sensors behind the wheel of advances in smart car technology Space Missions Carry Materion Optics Update on Materion-produced optical filter arrays aboard a variety of space vehicles. ESA Satellite Locates Over a Billion Stars Materion filters contribute to Gaia success. Next Generation Phosphor Wheel Materion delivers superior performance for projection systems with new Gen 1.5 Phosphor Wheel Wafer Level Packaging Materion's enhanced metal deposition services meet needs of commercial marketplace. Critical Attributes Narrow Band Interference Filters Materion is one of the world’s largest producers of optical filters and can guide you in the best material selection to improve performance. Evolution of the 3D Sensing Market Materion manufactures precision optical filters in high volume. Enabling Smart Headlights Materion develops new phosphor component for laser-based automotive adaptive headlights. Evolution of Coating Processes-Technical Paper Incorporating optical coatings at the wafer-level stage was inspired by semiconductor manufacturing practices. Materion is similarly patterning its processes. Materion and Earth Imaging With the commercialization of LEO, private companies are now providing high resolution imaging. Materion's expertise in multispectral filters and arrays is supporting these imaging projects. Materion Providing Coatings for Worlds Largest Astronomical Filters Filters to Enable Images for LSST Digital Camera Materions Role in Space Exploration Materion optical filters enable awesome photos from out of this world! Meet Materion Matt Mazzuchi New Vice President of Global Sales for Materion Precision Optics with operations in Westford, MA and in Shanghai, China. Optical innovations News Vol 4 Issue 2 Materion Precision Optics technical newsletter with a variety of information on thin film optical coatings, filters, wafer level packaging and projection display components. Optical Innovations News Vol 4 Issue 3 Information on astronomical filter coatings, optical interference filters, multispectral arrays and other technical articles Materion Precision Optics. Optical Interference Filters Co-deposition in filter production can boost capability. At Materion, this technology is applied to the fabrication of precision rejection notches.