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TvU Optical Product List

VIEWPORTS, OPTICAL CELLS, SAPPHIRE SYSTEMS

SAPPHIRE VIEWPORTS

Alberta Research Council, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL - High Vacuum 450°C Viewport.

CardioMEMS Inc., Atlanta, GA

Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO

Core Laboratories, Houston, TX

Instituto Mexicano del Petróleo, Mexico City, Mexico

ITT, Roanoke, Va

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH - High temperature, elevated pressure Combustor Test Viewport

PTC, Princeton, NJ - High pressure Sapphire Viewport with explosion shield.

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX - TvU record setting High Pressure Viewport - Tested at 62,500 psi (4,250 atm)! Testing Fixture

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

University of California Davis, Davis, CA

University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

ENDOSCOPE PROTECTOR

EnvirOptics, Lansdale, PA. Gas Cooled Endoscope shell with sapphire window, rated 1000°C.

HIGH PRESSURE MODERATE TEMPERATURE OPTICAL CELL

McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada - Inexpensive High Pressure Moderate Temperature Optical Cell

University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA

HIGH TEMPERATURE LOW PRESSURE OPTICAL CELL

University of Paris, Paris, France - Cesium Optical Cell assembled 1000°C high vacuum cesium optical cell and vacuum system.

SAPPHIRE SYSTEMS

NASA Glenn Sapphire Windows, OH

OPTICAL FURNACE SYSTEMS

FULLY TRANSPARENT FURNACE

DANA Canada Corp., Oakville, Ontario, Canada - 700°C Fully Transparent Furnace during test operation.

DOE/NETL, Morgantown, WV - 1000°C Fully Transparent Furnace operating.

Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM - Multizone Fully Transparent Furnace setup.

TFDesign(Pty) Ltd, Matieland, Republic of South Africa - Fully Transparent Furnace, to 700°C.

University of Texas Austin, Austin, TX - long gradient furnace 350°C maximum

MULTIZONE HIGH TEMPERATURE TRANSPARENT FURNACE 1200°C

General Electric China, Shanghai, China - Vertical, 3-zone gold coated tube 1200°C Transparent Furnace.

Hewlett Packard Corporation, Palo Alto, CA

Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea 3-zone gold coated tube 1200°C Transparent Furnace with crystal growth very low speed Traverser.

National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan - 3 zone, gold coated tubeoperating 1200°C Transparent Furnace.

MULTIZONE AIR TRANSPARENT FURNACE 900°C

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN - 3 zone, gold coated tubeoperating 1200°C Transparent Furnace.

General Electric China, Shanghai, China - Vertical, 3-zone gold coated tube 1200°C Transparent Furnace.

Hewlett Packard Corporation, Palo Alto, CA

Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea 3-zone gold coated tube 1200°C Transparent Furnace with crystal growth very low speed Traverser.

University of Tennessee Knoxville, Knoxville, TN 2-zone verticol, air furnace, gold coated tube 900°C

SINGLE ZONE TRANSPARENT FURNACE

Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics, Shanghai, P. R. China - single zone, air gold coated tube furnace 850°C

Qingdao Sunred Equipment Manufacture Co, Qingdao, China - single zone, air gold coated tube furnace 850°C

IMAGING FURNACE

Clemson University, SC - Microscopic droplet air Imaging Furnace, with Sample Image of a 4 mm diameter screw head at 600°C with optical filtering.

Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada - High Temperature Inert Gas Imaging Furnace - Provides imaging access to an inert gas environment up to 1450°C through a sapphire tube.

MIRROR FURNACE

Comisión Nacional de Energía Atómica, Buenos Aires, Argentina - Controlled, High Heating Rate Furnace using mirror radiant heat focusing of high power lamps and a special, ultra-fast temperature controller to achieve >30°C per second linear heating rates.

OTHER PRODUCTS AND SERVICES (Alphabetically)

GOLD COATING

D-Star Engineering, Shelton, CT - Specialty gold coated IR Reflecting Nozzle.

Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA

Synrad, Inc., Mukilteo, WA

Yale University, New Haven, CT

OPTICAL EQUIPMENT

NASA Ames Research Center, Cleveland, OH - Low Pressure Camera Modification for the Space Shuttle back to flight program.

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Last updated: July 2015