Thorlabs Acquires Corning QCL and Partners with Daylight Solutions

Component and system provider Thorlabs has continued its expansion up the photonics value chain with the acquisition of Corning’s optoelectronics research group – including significant expertise in quantum cascade laser (QCL) development.

And the company has immediately followed that up with a strategic partnership involving Daylight Solutions, the San Diego firm that has developed QCL-based products for infrared countermeasures and medical screening applications.Thorlabs1797C

The Corning QCL operation, with which Daylight has already enjoyed a long-term collaboration, and related assets including intellectual property will now be transferred to Thorlabs’ semiconductor fabrication facility in Maryland.

Read More At Optics.org

 

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3 Comments on “Thorlabs Acquires Corning QCL and Partners with Daylight Solutions”

  1. Lumetrics Says:

    Reblogged this on The Lumenarium: Through Thick And Thin and commented:
    Very cool news!


  2. […] “Component and system provider Thorlabs has continued its expansion up the photonics value chain with the acquisition of Corning’s optoelectronics research group – including significant expertise in quantum cascade laser (QCL) development.” Read full text here. […]


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