From creating glass windows for space shuttles to developing optical components for high-tech industries, Corning Specialty Materials provides optical solutions and more than 150 material formulations to meet unique customer needs.
Corning is one of very few manufacturers with deep capabilities in materials science, optical design, shaping, coating, finishing and assembly. For customers this means reduced complexity, shortened manufacturing cycles and ultimately, increased value.
Corning provides specialty materials solutions for the following markets:
Aerospace and Defense
Integrated advanced optical sensor solutions and complete opto-mechanical solutions for aerospace and defense applications.
Glass materials, surfaces and light management applications for large-size blanks and optics used in both ground and space-based astronomy applications.
Technologies that drive the development of superior, advanced optical components, including micro display components, covers for touch screens and other portable devices, substrate glass and UV glass filters for display market applications.
Diversified glass and glass ceramic materials for various industrial uses, like radiation shielding glass and machinable glass ceramic.
Industry leading metrology instrumentation solutions for the semiconductor, data storage, aerospace and defense, flat panel display inspection, and industrial markets.
Technologically advanced materials and customer-driven solutions for the ophthalmic industry and selected optics markets.
Optical materials, precision optics, optical-based metrology instruments, carriers and interposer substrates for 3D-IC packaging, and technical microlithography solutions for the semiconductor industry.
New and innovative specialty optical fibers for a wide range of growing markets in applications such as telecommunications components, fiber optic sensors and gyroscopes, high power fiber lasers and medical devices.