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Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

NASA Selects Boston Micromachines for Phase 2 Project

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About Boston Micromachines Corporation

Founded in 1999, Boston Micromachines Corporation (BMC) is the leadingprovider of advanced microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)-based mirrorproducts for use in commercial adaptive optics systems, applying wavefrontcorrection to produce high resolution images of the human retina and enhanceimages blurred by the Earth's atmosphere. The company's suite of award-winning compact deformable mirror (DM) products are the most cost-effective,highest performance mirrors in the market today. They are widely used invision science applications such as advanced optic retinal imaging, long rangelaser communications, and astronomy, including NASA's search for planets inother solar systems. Customers include leading manufacturers of opticalimaging and communication systems, governmental agencies and contractors, andvision science research laboratories worldwide, including NASA, UCal Berkeley,Lockheed Martin and Boston University. Located in Watertown, Mass, BMC isprivately held and also offers custom designed manufacturing services. Formore information on BMC, please visit

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