Members

Optics and photonics are a significant component of the southwestern Montana economy. On a per-capita basis, Bozeman, Montana has one of the highest densities of optics companies found anywhere in the United States. Many of these companies were founded by Montana State University graduates, often through MSU technology transfer.


Advanced Microcavity Sensors LLC

AMS manufactures miniature concave mirror arrays for our patented state-of-the-art hyperspectral imaging technology. We are developing this technology for commercial applications in biomedical diagnostics (particularly early detection of melanoma), agriculture and counterfeit detection markets.

Bozeman, Montana
advancedmicrocavitysensors.com


ADVR, Inc

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.

Bozeman, Montana
www.advr-inc.com


Agile Focus Design

Agile Focus Designs specializes in optical microelectromechanical systems through the development of state of the art technology to enable agile focusing in imaging applications.

Bozeman, Montana


Altos Photonics

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

Bozeman, Montana
www.altosphotonics.com


Ascent Vision Technologies

Ascent Vision is a leading service and product provider in the aerospace and defense industries. Our expert team leverages cutting-edge technology and extensive operational experience to bring our customers a tailored solution at unmatched value. From best-in-class aviation services, to industry-leading aerial imaging and downlink technology, to full-spectrum security and training: Ascent Vision is your answer. We constantly strive for maximum performance, aggressive innovation, and extraordinary value.

Bozeman, Montana
www.ascentvision.com


Blackmore Sensors and Analytics

Blackmore Sensor's lidar engine enables unsurpassed performance across the broad application space of 3D lidar imaging. By translating the advanced toolsets of modern radar into the optical domain we are driving revolutionary cost and performance gains.  Our mission is to ignite the commoditization of 3D geospatial data.

Bozeman, Montana
www.blackmoreinc.com


Bridger Photonics

Bridger Photonics is a world leader in Precision LADAR, Precision LIDAR, and Advanced Imaging.

Bozeman, Montana
www.bridgerphotonics.com


FLIR / Scientific Materials Corporation

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.

Bozeman, Montana
www.scientificmaterials.com


Image Labs International

Image Labs is reseller and leading integrator of vision and imaging systems. Over the last 20 years, we have formed strong relationships with many vision industry leaders through investing our time and experience into each and every project.

Bozeman, Montana
www.imagelabs.com


Laser Lab Source

LaserLabSource.com is a Marketplace and Product Research Engine where laser lab buyers, users and suppliers connect. Our product research engines index products from all the suppliers and allows users to quickly find the right product for their application.  The research engines include Solid State and Fiber Lasers (www.solidstatelasersource.com) and Laser Diodes (www.laserdiodesource.com).

Bozeman, Montana
www.laserlabsource.com


Lattice Materials LLC

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. 

Bozeman, Montana
www.latticematerials.com


MicroLab Inc

MicroLab develops and markets computer based data acquisition tools and software for chemistry.  MicroLab solutions help provide students with a solid understanding of important chemical principles, an appreciation of science as a process of inquiry, and an awareness of the role of chemistry in their everyday lives.  At the same time, MicroLAB solutions help college and university faculty to achieve balance between teaching responsibilities and the obligations of research.

Bozeman, Montana
www.microlabinfo.com


Montana Instruments Corporation

Montana Instruments specializes in precise and innovative low temperature optical measurement solutions for research and industry. Our flagship product, the Cryostation, is a highly stable closed cycle optical cryostat. 

Bozeman, Montana
www.montanainstruments.com


Neuralynx, Inc.

Neuralynx, Inc. is an industry pioneer and leader in the development of powerful high-density, low noise, intuitive data acquisition systems with custom integration features and devices for neuroscience electrophysiology research.  As part of our commitment to neuroscience research, Neuralynx developed the SpectraLynx LED based system for optogenetics, an exciting new field of study in neuroscience that uses light to stimulate brain activity.

Bozeman, Montana
www.neuralynx.com


ESI / New-Wave Research

New Wave Research is an R&D branch of Electro Scientific Industries based in Portland Oregon.  The Bozeman group is responsible for providing research and development, innovative design, prototype build, evaluation and testing within the laser based sampling and elemental analysis markets.  

Bozeman, Montana
www.esi.com/Products/NewWaveResearch.aspx


New Gate Technologies

New Gate Technologies specializes in automation and non-destructive test, measurement, and inspection solutions for manufacturing.

Bozeman, Montana
www.newgatetech.com


Newport / ILX Lightwave

ILX Lightwave is the world's premier supplier of laser diode instrumentation and test systems.  ILX Lightwave is located in Bozeman, Montana and is a member of the Newport Corporation family of industry leading brands.

Bozeman, Montana
www.newport.com/cms/brands/ilx-lightwave


NWB Sensors, Inc

We are a thermal imaging technology company located in beautiful Bozeman, MT. We currently provide after market modifications to the Photon Core line of thermal cameras provided by FLIR. 

Bozeman, Montana
www.nwbsensors.com


OpTeC / Montana State University

The Optical Technology Center (OpTeC) is a multidisciplinary center at Montana State University, offering opportunities for students, faculty, industry, and other interested partners to learn and work together to find solutions to practical problems and to discover new applications for optical technology.

Bozeman, Montana
www.optec.montana.edu


Phenix FO

Our goal at Phenix FO is to achieve excellence without compromise in fiber optics instrumentation, and our method is one of attending to a level of detail - both in development and design - that is unprecedented in this field.

Bozeman, Montana
www.phenixfo.com


Photon Machines Inc

Photon Machines Inc. provides laser-based sample introduction systems and analytical instruments that allow customers to make fast, highly-sensitive chemical composition measurements on challenging samples with little to no preparation.

Bozeman, Montana
www.photon-machines.com


Quantel USA

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.

Bozeman, Montana
www.quantel-laser.com/custom-lasers.html


Quantum Composers

Quantum Composers is an internationally recognized pioneer in the Test and Measurement market place with the design and production of laser systems and precision pulse generator instrument lines. Since 1993, Quantum has been a leader in custom designed scientific based technologies and concepts.

Bozeman, Montana
www.quantumcomposers.com


Resonon, Inc

Resonon specializes in the manufacture and sales of high-performance, lightweight, compact, and affordable hyperspectral imaging cameras. We sell individual cameras, as well as completely integrated hyperspectral data acquisition systems for benchtop, field, and airborne platforms.

Bozeman, Montana
www.resonon.com


Revibro

Revibro manufactures miniature deformable mirrors for high-speed focus control. Initially designed for laser scanning microscopy, these mirrors can change focal length from infinity (flat) to 60mm at up to 10kHz operation, and are applicable in any system requiring compact or high speed focus control. Our team has expertise in MEMS manufacturing and micro-optics.

Bozeman, Montana
www.revibrooptics.com


S2 Corporation

S2 Corporation is a dynamic, high-technology based small business that aims to provide creative ultra-wideband sensing and signal processing solutions for multiple customers. S2 Corporation is experienced in research and development, simulation, proof-of-concept designs, rapid prototyping, and external testing.

Bozeman, Montana
www.s2corporation.com


SensoPath Technologies

SensoPath Technologies is a global leader in surface chemistry for biosensors, nanoparticles, imaging and microfluidics, specialty fine chemicals as well as therapeutics for photodynamic therapy.

Bozeman, Montana
www.sensopath.com


Sensory Labs

Sensory Labs designs and integrates machine vision systems for a wide variety of applications, from industrial automation to tailor-made vision inspection systems. Our hands-on expertise with these components will save you hours worth of research and development expenses.

Bozeman, Montana
www.sensorylabs.com


Wavelength Electronics

Wavelength Electronics leads the laser control industry by simplifying advanced quantum cascade laser, laser diode, and thermal control for demanding electro-optical OEMs and researchers. For 20 years we have delivered instrument-level performance in small, cost-effective modules. 

Bozeman, Montana
www.teamwavelength.com


Yellowstone Scientific Instruments

Yellowstone Scientific Instruments was founded in 2009 to develop a new class of instrumentation for chemical analysis. The focus of the Company is on designing, developing and manufacturing portable, easily-operated, handheld instruments that may be readily used in the field, as, for example,  in measuring the presence of chemicals in environmentally sensitive areas.

Big Sky, Montana
www.yelowstonescientific.com