Also in the news . . .

Custom optics manufacturer Ferson Optics Inc. (Ocean Springs, MS) is moving into the stock-optics market with the release of its first catalog. . . . E.I. DuPont Nemours (Wilmington, DE) spin-off company Altos Inc. (Hockessin, DE) has commercialized KT¥waveguides for frequency-conversion applications. The company has established facilities in Dover, DE, and Pittsburgh, PA. . . . Plastic-optics manufacturer Lightwave Products Inc. (Rochester, NY) has established a Web site at www.nylomold.com

Also in the news . . .

Kristin Lewotsky

Custom optics manufacturer Ferson Optics Inc. (Ocean Springs, MS) is moving into the stock-optics market with the release of its first catalog. . . . E.I. DuPont Nemours (Wilmington, DE) spin-off company Altos Inc. (Hockessin, DE) has commercialized KT¥waveguides for frequency-conversion applications. The company has established facilities in Dover, DE, and Pittsburgh, PA. . . . Plastic-optics manufacturer Lightwave Products Inc. (Rochester, NY) has established a Web site at www.nylomold.com/lightwaveproducts. . . . Spectrum Thin Films (Bohemia, NY) has expanded its facility to 4000 sq ft, doubling its manufacturing space. In addition, the company has brought two more coating machines on-line, increasing coating capability by 50%. . . . University of Rochester (Rochester, NY) dean of engineering Duncan Moore has been nominated as associate director for technology of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. . . . To kee¥u¥with business growth, Donnelly Optics Corp. (Tucson, AZ) has relocated to a new 67,000-sq ft facility, u¥from the previous facility size of 5000 sq ft. The company expects to have 18 polishing machines installed and operational by December. . . . Eugene Arthurs has been named president of Cleveland Crystals Inc. (Cleveland, OH). Arthurs, formerly of Oriel Instruments (Stratford, CT), succeeds former president Lee Shiozawa, who has accepted a dual position as chairman of the board and chief scientific officer. . . . Optical-bench manufacturer Kinetic Systems (Boston, MA) has upgraded its facility with a new multispindle milling machine that offers increased benchto¥hole placement accuracy.

More in Research