II-VI Infrared to Introduce Customized Fused Silica Asphere 1um Laser Optics at Laser World of Photonics 2015 in Munich, Germany

PITTSBURGH, June 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- II-VI Incorporated (Nasdaq:IIVI) II-VI Infrared, the world leader in laser optics, today announced that it will introduce customized fused silica aspheres for direct diode and fiber or disk laser applications at powers greater than 1kW. Fused silica aspheres are designed to be diffraction limited and achieve smaller spot sizes than typical spherical lenses. II-VI Infrared offers low-absorbing, high quality lenses using industry-leading manufacturing resources and superior coating technology for both welding and cutting.

II-VI Infrared will introduce 15-200mm diameter fused silica asphere optics in high power grade for direct diode laser and standard grade for mid-power fiber laser applications. Custom design, Ion-Beam Sputtered (IBS) coatings and Ion-Assisted Deposition (IAD) are also available for customized design.

II-VI Infrared sales engineers and technical support staff will be available for customer inquiries at Laser World of Photonics, Hall B1, Booth No. 403.

About II-VI Incorporated:

II-VI Incorporated, a global leader in engineered materials and opto-electronic components, is a vertically integrated manufacturing company that develops innovative products for diversified applications in the industrial, optical communications, military, life sciences, semiconductor equipment, and consumer markets. Headquartered in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, with research and development, manufacturing, sales, service, and distribution facilities worldwide, the company produces a wide variety of application-specific photonic and electronic materials and components, and deploys them in various forms including integrated with advanced software to enable our customers.

Visit us at the II-VI Deutschland booth at Laser World of Photonics 2015, Hall B1, Booth No. 403, June 22-25, 2015. II-VI DeutschlandGmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of II-VI Incorporated, is the German local point of contact. A very experienced sales and support team with long-term experience in photonics as well as sophisticated logistics are available to serve our customers.

For further information please visit www.ii-vi.com or contact us at: II-VI Deutschland GmbH, Brunnenweg 19-21, 64331 Weiterstadt, Germany, +49-6150-5439-226, IR.Info.de@ii-vi.com

Source:II-VI Incorporated