Deposition Sciences, Inc. (DSI), a manufacturer of durable thin-film optical coatings, has developed new coatings that operate in the 3 to 5 micron and the 8 to 12 micron infrared (IR) spectral regions for sophisticated military, aerospace and industrial tasks that require robust coating solutions. According to the company, the coatings are stable, extremely durable, and meet or surpass the strict standards of most military applications, including missile seeker head requirements.

The various thin-film coatings can be applied onto many diverse substrates using the company’s specialized coating processes. Substrate materials include sapphire, silicon, germanium, zinc sulfide, zinc selenide, assorted metals and ceramics, as well as most glass types compatible with the extended infrared spectral region.

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