How It's Manufactured

How It's Manufactured Series Premiere

02.09.2020
Optimax is releasing a new YouTube Series called “How It’s Manufactured” to highlight how the optical fabrication process happens. Make sure to subscribe and click the notification bell to be notified next week, when the first video drops. Learn more on www.optimaxsi.com
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Evolution of Freeform Optics

10.09.2020
Optimax's "How It's Manufactured" series takes on the evolution of freeform optics with this video. See how our engineers define what a freeform is, what applications they are used for, and how they went from research to reality. Optimax Freeform Capabilities Customers trust Optimax to create high-quality optics and deliver them fast, and our freeforms are no exception. Designing with freeforms requires fewer elements, lighter weight and increased flexibility for your system. Learn more about Optimax’s freeform fabrication process on our website https://www.optimaxsi.com/capabilit... Visit our Freeform Technical Paper Library https://www.optimaxsi.com/technical... Engineering the Solutions of Tomorrow Optimax is America’s largest optics manufacturer. On the cutting edge of future applications, Optimax implements an engineered solutions approach to help our customers achieve breakthroughs in the aerospace, defense, semiconductor, research, and medical industries. Optimax has a wide range of capabilities to support your programs, including aspheres, cylinders, freeforms, prisms, spheres, and advanced e-beam, APS, IAD, and IBS coatings. Connect with Optimax Online! Visit Optimaxsi.com: https://www.optimaxsi.com/ Find Optimax on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OptimaxSys... Find Optimax on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/op...
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Top Three Things to Know About Freeform Manufacturing

17.09.2020
What are the top three things you need to know about freeform manufacturing? Greg and Tom share their knowledge of working with the optical fabrication of freeforms every day at Optimax. Watch our video to learn the top three things you should know before manufacturing a freeform optic. Optimax Freeform Capabilities Customers trust Optimax to create high-quality optics and deliver them fast, and our freeforms are no exception. Designing with freeforms requires fewer elements, lighter weight and increased flexibility for your system. Learn more about Optimax’s freeform fabrication process on our website https://www.optimaxsi.com/capabilit... Visit our Freeform Technical Paper Library https://www.optimaxsi.com/technical... Engineering the Solutions of Tomorrow Optimax is America’s largest optics manufacturer. On the cutting edge of future applications, Optimax implements an engineered solutions approach to help our customers achieve breakthroughs in the aerospace, defense, semiconductor, research, and medical industries. Optimax has a wide range of capabilities to support your programs, including aspheres, cylinders, freeforms, prisms, spheres, and advanced e-beam, APS, IAD, and IBS coatings. Connect with Optimax Online! Visit Optimaxsi.com: https://www.optimaxsi.com/ Find Optimax on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OptimaxSys... Find Optimax on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/op...
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Webinars

EPIC Online Technology Meeting on Freeform Optics for AR/VR (Part II)

29.04.2020
Attendees will focus on the market driven demands of freeform optics for AR/VR. The purpose is to identify business opportunities in the design and manufacturing towards the reduction of headset size and weight and stray light. Moderators: Dr. Jose Pozo, CTO at EPIC https://www.linkedin.com/in/josepoz... Dr. Sana Amairi-Pyka, Project Leader Optical Technologies at EPIC https://www.linkedin.com/in/sanapyk... Speakers Part II: (00:01:56) Arseny Alexeev, Head of Research & Processes, WaveOptics https://www.linkedin.com/in/arsenya... (00:17:27) Chris Normanshire, Technical Content Manager at Zemax https://www.linkedin.com/in/chris-n... (00:26:06) Angela Eckstein, Sales Engineer at asphericon https://www.linkedin.com/in/angela-... (00:36:56) Jessica DeGroote Nelson, Director of Technology and Strategy at Optimax https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessica... (00:48:27) Martin Eibelhuber, Deputy Head of Business Development at EVGroup https://www.linkedin.com/in/martin-... (1:16:44) Jochen Zimmer, Sales Manager at Nanoscribe https://www.linkedin.com/in/jochen-... (1:28:26) Adrien Manassero, Application Engineer at Light Tec https://www.linkedin.com/in/adrien-... (1:42:20) Taras Lisouski, CEO at EssentOptics https://www.linkedin.com/in/taras-l... Attendees: Alastair Cunningham, Project Portfolio Manager at ICFO https://www.linkedin.com/in/alastai... Benjamin Bulla, Managing Director at son-x https://www.linkedin.com/in/benjami... Carlos Viana, CEO at ICON photonics https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlos-... Dominik Horn, Product Manager at Finetech https://www.linkedin.com/in/dominik... Glenn George, Managing Director at Bay Photonics https://www.linkedin.com/in/glenn-g... Hamed Dalir, Research Scientist at Omega https://www.linkedin.com/in/hamed-d... Christine Knorr, Product manager at Photonic Sensors at OSRAM https://www.linkedin.com/in/christi... John Edward Freiermuth, Chief Business Development Officer at Optics Balzers https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-ed... Kenneth Ferree, Vice President of Sales at Focuslight Technologies https://www.linkedin.com/in/kenneth... Kevin Lefebvre, Technology Licensing Officer at MIT https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevinle... Kfir Ben Yehuda, CEO at Lahat Technologies https://www.linkedin.com/in/kfir-be... Lidia Briquets, Marketing and Sales Manager at ASE Optics Europe https://www.linkedin.com/in/lidia-b... Ligang Deng, Principal Application Engineer at Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology Martial Destoc, Europe Sales Manager at Imagine Optic https://www.linkedin.com/in/martial... Miguel Melo, Director at MWTECHNOLOGIES https://www.linkedin.com/in/miguela... Mohammed Sharif Murib, Optics Design Engineer at ASML Myun-Sik Kim, Product Manager at Axetris AG https://www.linkedin.com/in/myun-si... Oscar Fernandez, Project Manager at CSEM https://www.linkedin.com/in/oscar-f... Paul Hartmann, Director of Institute MATERIALS at Joanneum Research https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-ha... Philippe Younes, Director Business unit at Horiba France https://www.linkedin.com/in/philipp... Ralf G.J. Knoll, CEO at INOPTEC https://www.linkedin.com/in/ralfkno... Rena Chen, Technical Leader at Huawei Technologies Dusseldorf https://www.linkedin.com/in/rena-ch... Robin de Bruijn, Business Development Director at Philips Innovation Services https://www.linkedin.com/in/robindb... Simon Schwinger, Business Development at Jabil Optics https://www.linkedin.com/in/simon-s... Tim Cloppenborg, Product Manager at DELO Tobias Müller, CTO at AIXEMTEC https://www.linkedin.com/in/tobias-... Ulla Haapanen, Marketing Manager at Modulight https://www.linkedin.com/in/ulla-ha... Ünsal Kabuk, Head of Research and Advance Development at Ibeo Automotive Systems https://www.linkedin.com/in/uensal-... Barry Silverstein, Director of Optics & Display Research at Facebook Reality Labs https://www.linkedin.com/in/barryds... Yoshiaki Shikata, Senior Assistant General Manager at Sumitomo Electric Industries https://www.linkedin.com/in/yoshika... Yuval Ofir, Special Optics and Materials at Elbit Systems https://www.linkedin.com/in/yuval-o... Follow us Twitter: https://twitter.com/EPICassoc LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ep...
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EPIC Online Technology Meeting on Next Steps Fast Growing Freeform Optics Applications

17.03.2021
Freeform optics manufacturing is now a leading industry in the fields of Light shaping, luxury designs, automotive lighting, wearables devices, communication, space optics and even medical technologies. In this meeting, we will have an overview of the ever-growing applications of freeform optics and challenges the supply chain from designers to volume production industrials. Register at: https://www.epic-assoc.com/epic-onl... We would like to thank the following companies for sponsoring the meeting: asphericon https://www.asphericon.com/en/ Zemax https://www.zemax.com/ EVG https://www.evgroup.com/ Son-x www.son-x.com Optimax https://www.optimaxsi.com NIL Technology https://www.nilt.com/ In media partnership with: PhotonicsViews https://www.photonicsviews.com/ AZO Optics https://www.azooptics.com/ Electro Optics https://www.electrooptics.com/ Moderators: Jose Pozo, CTO at EPIC https://www.linkedin.com/in/josepoz... Sana Amairi-Pyka, Project Leader Optical Technologies at EPIC https://www.linkedin.com/in/sanapyk... Speakers: (00:11:50) Jessica DeGroote Nelson, Director of Technology and Strategy at Optimax Systems https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessica... (00:26:36) Taras Lisouski, CEO at EssentOptics https://www.linkedin.com/in/taras-l... (00:39:31) Alexander Halterman, Director of Technical Program Development at Quartus Engineering https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexand... (00:55:55) Roy McBride, Managing Director at PowerPhotonic https://www.linkedin.com/in/roy-mcb... (1:09:05) Rolando Ferrini, Managing Director at PHABULOuS Pilot Line https://www.linkedin.com/in/rolando... (1:18:21) Daniela Karthaus, Head of Technology & Innovation Lighting – Rearlamps at HELLA https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-dani... (1:32:47) Roland Geyl, VP Business Development at Safran https://www.linkedin.com/in/roland-... (1:56:07) Martin Eibelhuber, Deputy Business Development at EV Group https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-mart... Attendees: a full list of the attendees can be found here https://www.epic-assoc.com/epic-onl... Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/EPICPhoto... Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EPICassoc LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ep... Upcoming LIVE meetings: https://www.epic-assoc.com/epic-eve...
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Precision Optics Manufacturing

OptimaxSystems Live Stream

04.02.2016
Watch as Optimax drops the Pitch
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Optimax - Optics Tolerance Attributes

24.08.2011
America's largest prototype optics manufacturer is a lean factory specializing in fast cost-effective manufacturing of prototype and OEM optics up to 300mm in diameter. Dedicated to small volumes, high quality and quick delivery, Optimax is America's largest prototype manufacturer of precision optical components, offering prototype lenses in 1 week! With lean practices set up throughout the shop, we are both capable and efficient. We specialize in aspheres, cylinders, prisms, and spheres up to 300mm in diameter. Our coating capabilities allow us to complete challenging projects, from start to finish, in house. Our dedication remains to small volume, high quality, and quick delivery. Check us out at www.optimaxsi.com
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Basics of Optical Surfaces

01.02.2013
Learn the fundamentals of tolerancing and testing for surface roughness and mid-spatial frequency errors. These factors affect all elements of the optical fabrication process, from design to manufacturing. Find out more at www.optimaxsi.com
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Optimax Technical Papers

Robotic Polishing in Asphere Manufacturing

27.07.2020
Optimax improved the reliability of asphere polishing platforms at a demonstrated level. Download our technical paper today to learn about our results. https://www.optimaxsi.com/resources...
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Pushing Freeform Optical Manufacturing: Fabricating Optimax's Largest Freeform Component

27.07.2020
Matt Brunelle, Optimax R&D Engineer, discusses how to manufacture large freeform optics. Learn more about his findings below. https://www.optimaxsi.com/resources...
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Optimax's Largest Freeform Optic: Meet Big Phil

14.07.2021
Meet Big Phil, Optimax's largest freeform optic to date. Click the link below to learn more about how Optimax overcame challenges associated with the size and complex shape of the optic to fabricate their largest freeform optic to date. https://go.optimaxsi.com/pushing-fr... Optimax Freeform Capabilities Customers trust Optimax to create high-quality optics and deliver them fast, and our freeforms are no exception. Designing with freeforms requires fewer elements, lighter weight and increased flexibility for your system. https://www.optimaxsi.com/capabilit... Engineering the Solutions of Tomorrow Optimax is America’s largest optics manufacturer. On the cutting edge of future applications, Optimax implements an engineered solutions approach to help our customers achieve breakthroughs in the aerospace, defense, semiconductor, research, and medical industries. Optimax has a wide range of capabilities to support your programs, including aspheres, cylinders, freeforms, prisms, spheres, and advanced e-beam, APS, IAD, and IBS coatings. Connect with Optimax Online! Visit Optimaxsi.com: https://www.optimaxsi.com/​ Find Optimax on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OptimaxSys... Find Optimax on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/op...
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Technical Resources

Aspheres: Designed to be Made - Advice from a Manufacturer

14.05.2020
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2017 FIO + LS Exhibitor Video - Optimax Systems Inc

21.09.2017
Rick Plympton, Optimax Systems Inc., provides an overview of the Optimax products on display at FIO17, and explains why photonics companies should come to conference.
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2019 FiO+LS Exhibitor: Tori Uthe of Optimax Systems Inc.

22.07.2020
Tori Uthe, marketing communications manager at Optimax Systems Inc., describes the work of her company and how they get unique value by attending FiO + LS and the connections it offers.
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