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Optics 1 (Westlake Village, CA) has opened a new East Coast office in Londonderry, NH, which will provide engineering services and technical support for the company`s Optima software. . . . Denton Vacuum (Moorestown, NJ) has provided silver coatings on the mirror segments of the Hobby Eberly Telescope (see Laser Focus World, July 1997, p. 75); the company has delivered 60 of the 91 total segments to date. . . . The University of New South Wales (Sydney, Australia) has contracted Wangsness Optics

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Optics 1 (Westlake Village, CA) has opened a new East Coast office in Londonderry, NH, which will provide engineering services and technical support for the company`s Optima software. . . . Denton Vacuum (Moorestown, NJ) has provided silver coatings on the mirror segments of the Hobby Eberly Telescope (see Laser Focus World, July 1997, p. 75); the company has delivered 60 of the 91 total segments to date. . . . The University of New South Wales (Sydney, Australia) has contracted Wangsness Optics (Tucson, AZ) to produce injection-molded borosilicate tip/tilt optics for the university`s 24-in. South Pole telescope. The 6-in.-diameter honeycomb mirrors weigh only 1.13 lb. . . . CVI Laser Corp. (Albuquerque, NM) has named Kevin Christensen as optics-fabrication manager and Kevoin Schum as optical-filter-production manager. The company is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. . . . Breault Research Organization (Tucson, AZ) has named Robert Pagano as vice president of optical engineering services. . . . Rayleigh Optical Corp. (Tucson, AZ) has won a patent on a holographic test plate for use with convex aspheres. . . . Using grinding and polishing machines provided by Loh Optikmaschinen AG (Wetzlar, Germany) and equipment, tools, and supplies provided by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Livermore, CA), Monroe Community College (Rochester, NY) has started u¥an optical-fabrication training program. . . . Bulk fused-silica manufacturer Dynasil Corp. (West Berlin, NJ) announced bookings of $2.1 million for the third quarter of FY1997 (ended June 30), u𨔞% from the $808,352 reported for third-quarter 1996. . . . Correction: Donnelly Optics (Tucson, AZ) is upgrading its facility with 18 new plastic injection- molding machines, not polishing machines, as erroneously reported in July.

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