Thin Film Optical Coating

G5 offers thin film coating services for a wide variety of applications, spectral ranges, and substrate materials.

Coating Capabilities Include:

  • Anti-Reflection Coatings
  • DLC (Hard Carbon)
  • DIALON™ Exterior Self-Cleaning Coating
  • Bandpass Filter Coatings
  • Long/Short Pass Filters
  • Beam splitter Coatings
  • Mirror/Reflector Coatings
  • Metalization

Spectral Ranges Include:

  • Visible
  • Near-IR
  • SWIR
  • MWIR
  • LWIR
  • Dual-Band
  • Broadband

Materials Include:

  • Germanium (Ge)
  • Silicon (Si)
  • Zinc Selenide (ZnSe)
  • Zinc Sulfide (ZnS), FLIR Grade
  • Cleartran™ (and equivalent)
  • Sapphire
  • Fluorides (CaF2, MgF2, etc.)
  • Chalcogenides (AMTIR, Schott IG glasses, GASIR®)
  • Various Glasses

G5 has in-house thin film design capabilities to offer custom thin film coating services in addition to standard high performance abrasion resistant DLC (diamond-like-carbon) and Anti-Reflection coatings.   Customer furnished lens elements or window substrate materials are accepted for coating services or G5 can provide complete-to-print lens elements and windows or filters.