LightSmyth Technologies Corp.
Location: 1720 Willow Creek Circle, Suite 520, Eugene
Annual revenues: Not disclosed
When founded: June 2000
Owners: The privately held company is owned by a number of shareholders.
Products: The company makes a product called a transmission grating, which stitches together different colors of light so they can move through a fiber-optic line, then takes them apart again at the destination. The company also provides "scanning electron microscope" services, using a high-powered microscope.
Who buys its products: Telecommunication companies use LightSmyth's transmission grating as a component in large systems. Biomedical and metals companies are among those using the scanning electron microscope services.
Retail price of products: Cost of a single unit ranges from $150 to $1,000.
What's new: The transmission grating product is based on new optical principles and is built using semi-conductor fabrication tools.
- Tim Christie
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|Publication:||The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)|
|Date:||Aug 1, 2009|
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