Applied Optics Center (AOC) is a world-class designer and manufacturer of precision optical assemblies that utilize our extensive thin-film coating expertise. For over 50 years, our state-of-the-art facility in Dallas, TX has produced a wide range of commercial and military optical coatings and precision assembled products. We have a variety of unique and proprietary processes that set us apart in the industry, including: Thin Film Coatings, Precision Optical Component Fabrication, High-volume Optical Assembly and Subsystems, Integrated Design and Manufacturing, Large-Format Capability, World-class Optical Metrology, Rapid Component and Subsystem Prototyping.
Our premier coating capability allows us to manufacture coatings and optical components for high-volume production as well as smaller custom volumes and prototypes. The AOC has as a foundation our long-standing expertise in thin-film coating technology, from the deep UV to the far IR portions of the spectrum. We have a solid history of success in a variety of thin-film based products. From start to finish, we’re the best choice for premier optical solutions.
We are proud to be the largest manufacturer of laser protection filters and related products for the U.S. Army. But we never rest, and will continue to evolve our processes and skills to meet tomorrow’s challenges. Whether you need low-volume, precision optical assemblies or high-volume, custom-coated optics, we have what it takes to help you accomplish your mission. From start to finish, we’re the best choice to provide optical solutions for your applications.