Deposition Sciences Inc (DSI)

Santa Rosa, CA 95403


About Deposition Sciences Inc (DSI)



3300 Coffey Ln
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
United States

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DSI produces optical thin film coatings. Featuring Flexible Sputtered Coatings, Sunshade Thermal Coating, Long/short Wave Pass, Bandpass Filters, Dark Mirrors, Notch Filters, Beamsplitters, Edge/Dichroic Beamsplitters and Patterned Thin Film Filters.  


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Optical coating & fabrication capabilities

Flexible Sputtered Coatings

Gone are the days of designing a system exclusively around traditional, flat, and rigid optical shapes. Advances in optical coatings and coating processes enable optical design...
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Optical filters

Notch Filters

We are pros at designing, developing, and manufacturing notch filters!Learn More
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Optical filters

Bandpass Filters

Wideband or narrowband filters from the VIS to MWIR.Learn More
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Optical coating & fabrication capabilities

Sunshade Thermal Control

Sunshade is a space rated thermal control material for LEO, MEO and GEO orbit. It has unbeatable performance for Solar rejection, electro-static charge dissipation (ESD) and RF...
Patterned Thin Film Coating
Optical filters

Patterned Thin Film Optical Filters

Our photolithography process capability produces thin film coatings (including bandpass filters , absorption coatings and metal fiducials). We use both wet and dry film resist...


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Novel sputtering technology improves optical coatings for solar simulation

A clever spin on sputtered coating technology provides a more accurate simulation of sunlight.
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Dark mirror coatings from Deposition Sciences available

Dark mirror coatings are used to eliminate stray light, and improve signal-to-noise ratio and contrast in imaging, displays, and hyperspectral sensors.
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DSI to show MWIR and LWIR bandpass filters at SPIE Photonics West 2018

A line of midwave- (MWIR) and longwave-infrared (LWIR) narrow bandpass filters combines high in-band transmittance, strong out-of-band blocking, and environmental stability.
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Coatings tackle highly curved, flexible, and several-meter-long substrates

Deposition Sciences continues to advance its coating capabilities with its Spectral Metal and Sunshade coatings.
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DSI to exhibit dual-band infrared filters at SPIE Photonics West 2017

A line of dual-band infrared (IR) filters operates at temperatures between ambient and 10 degrees K.
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Deposition Sciences thermally insulating window provides RF transparency below 18 GHz

The Sunshade thermally insulating, broadband electromagnetic window protects satellite systems from solar radiation.

LPCVD coatings from Deposition Sciences for glass, ceramic, and metal optics

Low-pressure chemical vapor deposition (LPCVD) coatings use a proprietary (~500°C) high-temperature process to create conformal, seamless coatings.
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DSI to debut thin-film face metallization and solderable coatings at SPIE DSS 2014

A line of thin-film face metallization and solderable coatings on a wide variety of substrates are typically used for hermetic sealing of sensitive packages in infrared (IR) detectors...
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Lasers & Sources

Deposition Sciences to introduce high-LDT coatings at SPIE BiOS and SPIE Photonics West 2014

DSI’s new line of high laser damage threshold coatings are designed for use with diode lasers, diode-pumped solid-state lasers, and gas lasers.
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Deposition Sciences optical coatings apply to multiple optical substrates

Low-pressure chemical vapor deposition allows specialized, durable coatings to be applied to almost all types of optical glass crystalline materials, ceramics, and metals, with...

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Deposition Sciences (DSI) low-temperature-shift IR bandpass filters
Positioning, Support & Accessories

IR bandpass filters from Deposition Sciences offer low temperature shift

Low-temperature-shift infrared (IR) bandpass filters are intended for applications that require minimal fluctuation in center wavelength (CWL).
DSI very long wavelength infrared (VLWIR) filters

DSI intros range of very long wavelength infrared filters

A line of very long wavelength infrared (VLWIR) filters provide transmittance over the 12 to 22 µm wavelength range.
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Multispectral optical arrays by Deposition Sciences

Manufacturer of highly durable optical thin film coatings, Deposition Sciences, Inc. (Santa Rosa, CA), has announced an expansion of its optical components line with the new Multispectr...
DSI sputtered LWIR coatings
Detectors & Imaging

DSI sputtered LWIR coatings offer enhanced in-band transmittance levels

These sputtered long wavelength infrared (LWIR) optical coatings feature increased abrasion resistance relative to evaporated films.
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Deposition Sciences names David Favot as senior program manager

Durable thin film optical coatings manufacturer Deposition Sciences, Inc. (DSI) has appointed David L. Favot to the position of senior program manager.
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Test & Measurement

DSI offers test and measurement capabilities per military specifications

DSI’s Special Products Group (SPG) offers test and measurement capabilities for optical coatings for military and aerospace applications, including measurement of in-house produced...

AR coating from Deposition Sciences reduces glare on sapphire substrates

A wide-angle broadband antireflection coating for gimbal windows and detector assemblies provides a durable, angle-insensitive (FOV 0°–30°) glare-reducing coating on sapphire ...
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DSI infrared reduction filters for CMOS imaging

The CMOS IR filter reduces IR and transmits the visible wavelengths in camera applications, blocking up to 99.5% of IR radiation while transmitting more than 85% of the visible...
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FIGURE 1. A silver coating with an additional overcoating for durability has very high reflection in the 350 nm to 1700 nm wavelength range, useful for concentrating photovoltaics.

HIGH-PERFORMANCE OPTICAL COATINGS: Tough requirements make for tough coatings

As coating technology advances, the definition of "high-performance" changes too.