We specialize in the research, design, development and manufacture of state of the art optical systems for a wide range of applications,
in addition to developing and refining techniques in order to produce new or improved products. Our talented engineers and designers provide our customers with 200+ years combined experience manufacturing optics and coatings, and have the ability to evaluate almost any optical requirement, and design a solution specifically for your
Efficient work flow, value to our clients, and great price are our hallmarks. With 40 years of service in optics research and development, we’ve devised innovative manufacturing techniques and unique fabrication equipment for thousands of optical applications. Our extra level of quality control throughout the manufacturing process guarantees adherence to specifications that meet tight tolerances.
|Apollo 17 carried our f/5 6-element, double gauss, radar recording transfer lens for diffraction limited recording from depths of over 2 kilometers
below the lunar crust.
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Pacific Coast Optics, a United States-based company, was established in 1968 (as J. L. Wood Optical Systems) as a source for high quality, precision optical components and systems to meet the rapidly growing demand of the scientific, military, and industrial industries.
In 2003, J. L. Woods Optical Systems was wholly purchased and became Pacific Coast Optics. All technologies, leadership and key employees remained, guaranteeing our customers continuity and a high level of engineering knowledge
and in-house expertise.