Optical Coating Capabilities

Andover has a variety of optical coating technologies at its disposal, providing customers with solutions tailored to their specific application. Technologies include:

  • Magnetron Sputtering
  • Ion-Assisted E-Beam deposition
  • Resistance Evaporation

Photo of Andover's state-of-the-art coating chambers

All Andover chambers are custom-built, computer-controlled, and state-of-the-art

Ion beam compaction yields high-density coatings

10 x 10 micron 3-D AFM analysis of an Andover's sputtered coating showing extremely smooth surface roughness

5.84 micron cross-section of an Andover sputtered coating demonstrating the extremely smooth and uniform layer deposition


Andover can design and manufacture coatings to meet your most demanding requirments. Contact a technical sales representative for more information. Wavelengths range from 193nm to 14 microns, on a wide variety of substrate materials including: BK-7, filter glass, borosilicate glass, Silicon, Germanium, Sapphire, Fused Silica, Calcium Fluoride, Zinc Selenide, Zinc Sulfide and more.