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Founded in 1993, Wavelength Electronics leads the laser control industry with ultra-stable, high precision quantum cascade and diode laser drivers, and temperature controllers for demanding electro-optical OEMs and researchers. Our goal is to deliver low-noise, instrument-level performance in small, cost-effective modules and we are continually upgrading our circuitry and facility to manufacture ever smaller components for portable, hand held devices.

Our guiding philosophy is to provide the highest quality, robust, and reliable products so that you can push the envelope in your field of research or development. Quality manufacturing controls ensure on-time delivery of robust, reliable product. Laser diode safety is paramount.  Protection is built into every module and all of our products are backed by superior technical support from our in-house engineers.  We pay attention to minimizing our packaging materials, reusing and recycling, and consciously reducing chemical usage.

Electronics Technician and SMT/SS Machine Operator
09/11/17   More Information...

FLIR / Scientific Materials Corporation
Bozeman, montana

Scientific Materials is the leading maker of high quality and next generation crystalline laser materials in the world, producing laser crystals and specialty parts for applications in Medical, Military, Industrial and Scientific markets.

Mechanical Engineer
09/06/17   More Information...

Altos Photonics
Bozeman, Montana

Altos Photonics, Inc. offers lasers & laser systems, optics, crystals, opto-electronics, and opto-mechanical components to research institutes and industrial customers.

Logistician/ Operations Associate
09/06/17   More Information...

Revibro optics
bozeman, montana

Revibro Optics is a small, energetic company specializing in deformable optics. Our MEMS-based adjustable focus mirror technology enables high-speed precision focusing for a variety of imaging applications. We are seeking motivated individuals to join our team to help advance our fabrication process and bring this exciting technology to market.

Optical Engineer
08/09/17   More Information...

Electrical Engineer
08/09/17   More Information...

Bridger Photonics
Bozeman, Montana

Bridger Photonics is a recognized world leader in coherent, high-resolution, absolute distance measurement and imaging
technologies. We create sound and innovative solutions together with our customers and partners to meet their Metrology and
Security & Defense objectives. We are driven by a desire to create innovative distance measurement products that advance society
and significantly enhance our customers’ measurement capabilities.

Computer Engineer
07/28/17   More Information...

Electrical Engineer
07/28/17   More Information...

BOZEMAN, Montana

AdvR, Inc. is devoted to the development and commercialization of photonics technologies, specializing in the development of optical devices and systems using engineered bulk and waveguide nonlinear optical materials.

Nonlinear Physicist/Optical/Electrical Engineer
07/10/17   More Information...

Montana instruments
Bozeman, montana

Montana Instruments® makes researchers more effective by creating better high-precision optical measurement solutions for research, industry, and education.

We are passionate about enabling low temperature research worldwide. As a nimble and responsive company, our focus is on continuous improvement and end-user functionality. We believe in the significant work of these researchers, which is why we continuously work to offer innovative solutions that facilitate

Market Development Scientist
05/09/17   More Information...

Electronics Engineer/ PCB Designer
08/03/17   More Information...

ILX Lightwave

ILX Lightwave® is the world's premier supplier of laser diode instrumentation and test systems. 

Since 1986, with the introduction of the first bench-top precision laser diode current source we have continued to develop our precision measurement and control technology to offer a full line of innovative instruments, test systems and accessories. We maintain our market leadership through the relentless pursuit of quality, performance, and innovation. ILX Lightwave products are used throughout the world in research and development labs and production areas, wherever photonic technology is advancing.

ILX Lightwave is located in Bozeman, Montana and is a member of the Newport Corporation family of industry leading brands.

Supervisor, MFG Engineering
05/03/17   More Information...


Quantel USA develops, designs and builds custom laser solutions to meet the needs of customers’ application requirements.  Quantel can also modify or upgrade standard lasers to meet specific customer requirements and environmental constraints.

Laser Technician
03/31/17   More Information...

Customer Service Engineer
03/31/17   More Information...

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