Corning Showcases Advanced Optics Products during Photonics West 2021

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Corning Showcases Advanced Optics Products during Photonics West 2021
Corning Showcases Advanced Optics Products during Photonics West 2021
CORNING, N.Y. | Corning Incorporated | March 08, 2021

Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) announced today the launch of an interactive, virtual trade show booth on its website that showcases a wide range of Corning Advanced Optics products. The company will debut the booth in conjunction with the SPIE Photonics West Digital Forum, which began on March 6.

Corning is featured in the Digital Marketplace of the forum, available at through March 11.

The booth gives visitors a chance to learn more about Corning Advanced Optics’ offerings through a “walkable” experience and includes new video content featuring product capabilities, demonstrations, presentations on topics such as augmented reality, and additional product information.

Corning Advanced Optics provides material and equipment solutions for semiconductor applications, enabling next-generation consumer electronics through high-quality, optical materials, full optical systems, and world-class manufacturing platforms.

The virtual booth can be viewed online here and will feature products from the Advanced Optics portfolio including:

  • Industry-leading optical materials, such as Corning® HPFS® Fused Silica and Corning® ULE® Ultra-Low Expansion Glass
  • Durable fluoride crystals for advanced lithography applications
  • Full optical systems and capabilities for inspection and measurement
  • Technologies for laser glass cutting and processing of micro materials
  • Glass wafers and substrates for consumer electronics and advanced semiconductor packaging
  • Specialty glass and glass ceramics for radiation shielding, industrial, and optical applications
  • Additional technologies for aerospace and defense, hyperspectral imaging, and microwave interconnectivity

“We are excited to provide this new virtual experience,” said Dave Velasquez, vice president and general manager, Corning Advanced Optics. “One thing we have learned through this pandemic is the importance of virtual connections, and Advanced Optics is the business making these connections possible by providing products that enable smarter, faster consumer electronics. Though we are not able to have face-to-face interactions with our customers at large industry events at this time, the content presented through this virtual platform will provide an opportunity for people to browse our portfolio of capabilities for advanced semiconductor manufacturing and beyond.”

Corning Advanced Optics leverages Corning’s extensive experience in glass science and optical physics to solve customers’ toughest optical challenges through customized design and cutting-edge materials and systems. Corning’s products are embedded and critical at nearly every step of the semiconductor manufacturing process and support emerging industry trends that enable faster streaming and engaging consumer electronics.

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