Fluoride Crystals and Components | Excimer Laser Components | Corning

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Fluoride Crystals and Components

Fluoride Crystals and Components

With exceptional purity and quality, our crystal materials transmit
at multiple wavelengths and can be used in a variety of applications.

Whether for lithography, vision correction, or industrial applications, excimer laser performance and “up time” are dependent on fluoride crystal quality.

Corning uses specialized fluoride crystal growth processes developed over more than 50 years to maximize radiation durability of fluoride crystal materials. For the harshest laser exposure levels, or where maximizing optic lifetime and equipment uptime are critical, Corning Calcium Fluoride (CaF2) and Magnesium Fluoride (MgF2) are materials of choice. Corning also offers design engineering, fabricating, polishing and coating capabilities. 


Corning also specializes in shaping fluoride crystals and fused silica into laser optic components, including flats, prisms, lenses, mirrors, and optics with specialized surface figures.

Cutting edge technology for finishing and coating is available for maximizing optic lifetime for highly transmissive, highly reflective, or partially reflective optics.