CrystalView CPCI

  • Crystallographic Non-Destructive Testing
  • Orientation Imaging
  • Grain-Boundary and Microtexture Analysis
  • Quality Control

Field Polarimeters

  • Material Mapping & Assessment
  • Real-Time Tactical Surveillance
  • Asset Tracking
  • ISR

Free Space Multiplexers

  • Multi-Channel Video
  • Laser Pointing & Tracking
  • Laser communications
  • Lidar

Optical Signature Databases

  • Remote sensing/SSA
  • CAD Modeling
  • Rendering & Virtual Reality
  • Complete Polarization Signatures

Advanced Optical Technologies

Advanced Optical Technologies (AOT) offers multi-dimensional micro- and nano-structural material characterization, mapping, and assessment for a more complete understanding of complex materials, devices, and scenarios, and develops custom sensors for defense and commercial customers.

Materials & Manufacturing Directorate
Surface Optics Corporation
UES Excellence in Science & Technology
Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate


Material Characterization

AOT measures polarization signatures with the world’s most accurate laboratory laser polarimeters and scatterometers and characterizes surfaces using extended-range AFM imaging

Microscopy & Nanotechnology Scatterometry


Patented solutions from Advanced Optical Technologies (AOT) are redefining how sensors classify materials in real time

Polarimeter Optical Signature Databases


AOT's measurement services span from laboratory to field. AOT provides complete polarization signatures of samples at various wavelengths with better than 1% overall elemental error in measured Mueller matrices. Lab materials span from optical crystals to metallographic samples to diffuse ground materials.

Crystallographic Non-Destructive Testing Material Characterization Optical Signature Databases Optical Calibration & Certification Polarized Light Microscopy


Patented solutions from Advanced Optical Technologies provide remote-sensing capabilities for asset tracking, automated target recognition, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and search and rescue, and in material characterization for crystallographic imaging and non-destructive testing of metal aerospace and 3D-printed parts.  AOT also provides comprehensive and unparalleled polarization calibration of optical components for space and defense sensors. Polarimeters can be customized to your application.

<ul><li>Debris and Pollution Mapping</li><li>Manufacturing Quality Control</li><li>Stress and Damage Assessment</li><li>Search and Rescue</li></ul>

Material Mapping & Assessment

  • Debris and Pollution Mapping
  • Manufacturing Quality Control
  • Stress and Damage Assessment
  • Search and Rescue
<ul><li>Microstructure Characterization</li><li>Process Development</li><li>Product Improvement</li><li>Failure Analysis</li></ul>

Crystallographic Non Destructive Testing

  • Microstructure Characterization
  • Process Development
  • Product Improvement
  • Failure Analysis
<ul><li>Polarization Optics Calibration</li><li>Device and Sensor Qualification</li><li>CAD-Model Specification</li></ul>

Optics Calibration & Certification

  • Polarization Optics Calibration
  • Device and Sensor Qualification
  • CAD-Model Specification
<ul><li>Microstructure Visualization</li><li>Grain Boundary Characterization</li><li>Process Qualification and Control</li><li>Failure Analysis</li><li>Manufacturing Quality Control</li></ul>

Additive Manufacturing

  • Microstructure Visualization
  • Grain Boundary Characterization
  • Process Qualification and Control
  • Failure Analysis
  • Manufacturing Quality Control
<ul><li>Anomaly Detection and Assessment</li><li>Telescope Calibration</li><li>Rendering and Image Analysis</li><li>Space Debris Classification</li><li>Space Aging</li></ul>


  • Anomaly Detection and Assessment
  • Telescope Calibration
  • Rendering and Image Analysis
  • Space Debris Classification
  • Space Aging
<ul><li>Automated Target Recognition (ATR)</li><li>Asset Tracking</li><li>Damage Assessment</li><li>Intelligence Reconnaissance Surveillance (ISR)</li><li>Search and Rescue</li></ul>

Defense & Security

  • Automated Target Recognition (ATR)
  • Asset Tracking
  • Damage Assessment
  • Intelligence Reconnaissance Surveillance (ISR)
  • Search and Rescue

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