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Visible to Infrared Imaging including SWIR, MWIR and LWIR

assembly MirZ8017From Lenses to Electro-Optic Systems in the SWIR, MWIR, LWIR and Visible spectrum Clear Align consistently outperform other design shops with regard to MTF, stray-light, distortion, size and weight. We deliver complex design services, prototype and volume manufacturing in house.

Our optical engineering team can design and develop complex assemblies or electro-optic systems rapidly and provide full qualification to your requirements. Our build-to-print services deliver sophisticated ruggedized solutions that are deployed in many military and medical applications.

Clear Align design capability includes optics, mechanics, electronics and software and integration of these components into a robust tested and qualified products. Our imaging system design, prototype, and manufacturing expertise include:

• Visible, LWIR, MWIR, and SWIR
• Single or multispectral
• Fixed, continuous zoom, or step zoom
• from ultra-wide to narrow-field-of-view
• custom optical assemblies
• Advanced relay lenses for medical or night vision applications

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Our capability allows us to balance the optical, mechanical, thermal and electrical aspects of your electro-optic challenge to ensure manufacturability, reliability and cost control. A focus on Design for Manufacture ensures that customers’ products can be smoothly ramped to volume. Examples of systems engineered include:

• Wide-field-of-view (WFOV) visible and thermal imaging systems
• WFOV helmet-mounted displays (HMD)
• Night-vision scopes
• Illuminators
• Rangefinder optics
• Medical fiber-optic imaging

From initial concept to prototype to full-scale manufacturing, let Clear Align deliver for you.

Clear Align has the following test and environmental qualification capabilities to ensure your optical design meets requirements:

–        MTF Test Benches
–        Visible, NIR, SWIR, MWIR, LWIR
–        Interferometers
–        Spectrophotometers 190-3,000 nm
–        Spectrometer 400-14,000 nm
–        Radius of Curvature
–        Non-Contact Profilometry

–        Precision Measuring Microscopes
–        CMM & Roundness Gauges
–        Laser Centering Stations & Test

–        Mass Spectrometer
–        FTIR
–        Leak Detection

–        Vibration, Mechanical Shock, Pneumatic Shock
–        Thermal Shock, High Temp, Low Temp, Thermal-vac,
Humidity, Submersion, MTF over Temp