- CATALOG OPTICS
- Custom Optics
- New Product
September – Lambda Research Optics, Inc. established in Santa Fe Springs, CA. Installation of the 1st vacuum chamber for optics coating.
September – Relocated Lambda-USA to Cerritos, CA. (12,000 ft2 facility)
February – Established fabrication & polishing departments.
March – Production of optics with IR material (ZnSe, Ge, ZnS, Si)
April – Production of CO2 replacement optics.
July – Established Lambda Changchun, Inc. in Changchun, China.
March – Established Lambda Research Optics Korea, Inc. in Seoul, Korea
October – Installation of 1st coating chamber in Lambda-Korea.
January – Relocated Lambda-USA to Costa Mesa, CA. (34,000 ft2 facility)
June – Established Lambda Research Optics, Europe in Gent, Belgium.
July – Commenced R&D on VeLo15 coating.
April – Developed VEST coatings; plasma source deposition.
June – Developed VeLo15 (Very Low Absorption) AR coating.
Patent for VeLo15 coating pending
July – Installation of Lambda-USA’s 16th coating chamber for optics.
September – Installation of two 48” Continuous Polishing (CP) systems.
February – Established Lambda Research Optics, Japan Sales Office.