PPG is actively involved in nanotechnology, from Research & Development to the commercialization of several products that either contain nanoparticles within a polymeric matrix structure or are formed as nanostructured films on a substrate by physical or chemical vapor deposition processes.
The company provides a line of optics and opto-electronic assemblies includes etalons, laser mirrors, beamsplitter cubes, micro-optics, bonded high-power laser optics, and IBS coatings with optics-manufacturing limits to the nanometer level.
Manufactures ultra precision diamond machining systems for single point diamond turning, precision grinding and diamond milling of spherical, aspheric and non-axis symmetric (freeform) optics, optical molds and precision mechanical components.
Presto Engineering, Inc. is a provider of product engineering services to the semiconductor industry. The company's in-silicon analysis capabilities are part of the company?s Design Success Analysis™ offering for process technologies down to the 45nm node.
Physical Sciences Inc. focuses on providing contract research and development services in a variety of technical areas to both government and commercial customers. New materials developments include nanoparticle-derived constructs.