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Montana Instruments

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 results.

Electronics Technician
06/27/18   More Information...

Technical Sales Engineer
05/31/18   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.

Laser/Optical Scientist
05/23/2018   More Information...


Lattice Materials is the world's leading manufacturer of silicon and germanium infrared optical blanks, curves, laser mirror blanks, Czochralski crystal growth seeds, sputtering target material and CNC machined specialty silicon parts. 

Staff Accountant
05/23/2018   More Information...



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.

Wavelength Electronics is located in Bozeman, Montana.

Electronics Technician and SMT/SS Machine Operator
04/05/18   More Information...

Elemental Scientific  (Formerly New Wave Research)
Bozeman, Montana

Elementals integrated solutions for laser ablation mass spectroscopy allow scientists, researchers, technicians and engineers to analyze a wide spectra of materials ranging from precious metals to human tissue.  Our systems are used worldwide in an extensive range of applications some of which are, medical, materials science, aerospace, criminal investigation, geologic study and historical research.   The photonics team located in Bozeman, Montana is a dynamic and creative team committed to solving challenging technical problems with creative solutions.  Engineers and scientists work in a range of areas including software design, motion control, robotics, fluid dynamics, vibration isolation, laser and optical design and heat transfer.    Elemental Scientific is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, with global operations and subsidiaries in Asia, Europe and North America.  More information is available at https://www.icpms.com

Software Engineer
03/23/18  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...

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