Coherent Inc. Company Profile

02:20 EDT 22nd March 2018 | BioPortfolio

The Worldwide Leader in PhotonicsIn the highly sophisticated industry of photonics, Coherent, Inc. leads the way, offering reliability, cost, and performance advantages for the widest range of commercial and scientific research applications.
Founded in 1966, Coherent has production and research facilities spanning the world, supplying everything from laser systems and components to laser measurement and control products and precision optics to over 80 countries. Notably, many of its customers are Fortune 500™ leading manufacturers and scientific researchers from numerous universities and institutes across the Americas, Europe, and Pacific Rim. With over half a billion dollars in sales in fiscal 2005, the company has attained a scale unrivaled by most of its competitors.
Markets for Coherent’s products include microelectronics (which includes semiconductor test and measurement, flat panel display manufacturing, and advanced packaging), scientific research and government programs, materials processing, OEM components and instrumentation (which includes such areas as biotechnology, medical imaging and treatment), and graphic arts and display.
Since its inception, Coherent has grown through internal expansion and strategic acquisitions of complementary technologies, intellectual property, manufacturing processes, and product offerings. Coherent also consistently invests over 10 percent of its annual revenue into research and development.
The company’s strategy is to continue to develop innovative and proprietary products and solutions that meet the needs of customers and that are based on Coherent’s core expertise in lasers and optical technologies


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Phone: 408-764-4000
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News Articles [12 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Programmed coherent coupling in a synthetic DNA-based excitonic circuit

Coherent wavepackets in the Fenna–Matthews–Olson complex are robust to excitonic-structure perturbations caused by mutagenesis

IDT to Showcase Best-in-Class 64G Linear Driver for Coherent Applications at OFC 2018

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Italmatch Chemicals Group acquires Detrex Corporation, a leading American company of high ...

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Zooming in on enzyme that repairs DNA damage from UV rays

A research team is using the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) to study an enzyme found in plants, bacteria and some animals that repairs DNA damage caused by the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) light rays.

Probing many-body dynamics on a 51-atom quantum simulator

Controllable, coherent many-body systems can provide insights into the fundamental properties of quantum matter, enable the realization of new quantum phases and could ultimately lead to computational...

Carefully crafted light pulses control neuron activity

(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Specially tailored, ultrafast pulses of light can trigger neurons to fire and could one day help patients with light-sensitive circadian or mood problems, ...

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PubMed Articles [154 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Doubly positive functions in coherent and partially coherent optics.

A function is said to be doubly positive if it is everywhere non-negative and the same holds true for its Fourier transform. After discussing applications to coherent and partially coherent fields, we...

Coherent pseudo-mode representation of partially coherent surface plasmon polaritons.

We develop a general coherent (pseudo)-mode representation of partially coherent surface plasmon polaritons in the Kretschmann excitation geometry. We obtain explicit analytical results for coherent p...

Propagation of partially coherent Lorentz-Gauss vortex beam through oceanic turbulence.

The partially coherent Lorentz-Gauss vortex beam generated by a Schell-model source has been introduced. Based on the extended Huygens-Fresnel principle, the cross-spectral density function of a parti...

Coherent midinfrared supercontinuum generation using a rib waveguide pumped with 200  fs laser pulses at 2.8  μm.

A rib waveguide structure in AsSechalcogenide glass has been designed and numerically analyzed for on-chip coherent supercontinuum generation in the midinfrared region. The waveguide structure possess...

Fibre-optic metadevice for all-optical signal modulation based on coherent absorption.

Recently, coherent control of the optical response of thin films in standing waves has attracted considerable attention, ranging from applications in excitation-selective spectroscopy and nonlinear op...

Clinical Trials [26 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Photodynamic Therapy in the Treatment of Acne

The purpose of this research project is to study the effect of non-ablative (non-cutting) laser therapy, a technique that uses laser energy to try to improve the appearance of the skin. Th...

Multifocal Electrophysiologic Findings After Intravitreal Bevacizumab(Avastin)Treatment

Purpose: Determine the short-term safety of intravitreal bevacizumab by multifocal electroretinography (mf-ERG). Methods: 120 eyes with choroidal neovascularization, proliferative diabeti...

Assessment of Coronary Artery Lesion Using Optical Coherence Tomography Versus IntraVascular Ultrasound for BiorEsorbable Vascular Scaffold Implantation

The primary objective is to determine whether IVUS- (vs. OCT-) guided BVS implantation is non-inferior to achieve a large in-scaffold minimal lumen area (primary endpoint) measured by OCT ...

An Optical System for Measuring Blood Pressure

An assesment of an optical system that measures blood pressure on the finger -Elfor 1 device. The system is based on a small optical sensor that emits coherent light into the skin and coll...

Iron Overload and Transient Elastography in Patients With Myelodysplastic Syndrome

Patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) have an ineffective hemopoiesis and often suffer from anemia. This can lead to red blood cell transfusion dependency and iron overload. Iron ov...

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