optical materials

Silfex addresses the needs of IR optical technology customers through a variety of services and products.

Silfex supplies raw material and custom silicon components such as precision mirrors and lenses, optical connectors, and custom designs to exacting specifications. Silfex’s large inventory of ingots and blanks allows fast order turnaround on typical material requirements.

Optical applications include:

  • Custom ingot growing utilizing high purity polysilicon and Magnetic Czochralski (MCZ) process technology (150mm-460mm slip-free crystals)
  • Specialty precision components for advanced communications and satellites utilizing silicon, silicon carbide, high-purity glass, and other materials
  • Raw material and engineering consulting
  • Complex, ultrasonically machined patterns in silicon mirrors