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

Boston Micromachines Deformable Mirror Chosen by Physical Science Inc. for Optical Coherence Tomography System

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Boston Micromachines award winning deformable mirrors are the standard for wavefront correction in ophthalmic adaptive optics systems around the world. The Multi-DM is used by leading vision scientists at the University of California - Berkeley, the Wellman Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, the University of Rochester, Indiana University and the Center for Adaptive Optics. The research advances enabled by this DM system show promise to improve diagnosis, understanding, and even treatment of blinding retinal diseases.

About Boston Micromachines Corporation

Founded in 1999, Boston Micromachines Corporation (BMC) is the leading provider of advanced microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) - based mirror products for use in commercial adaptive optics systems, applying wavefront correction to produce high resolution images of the human retina and enhance images 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 in vision science applications such as advanced optic retinal imaging, long range laser communications, and astronomy, including NASA's search for planets in other solar systems. Customers include leading manufacturers of optical imaging and communication systems, governmental agencies and contractors, and vision science research laboratories worldwide, including NASA, UCal Berkeley, Lockheed Martin and Boston University. Located in Watertown, Massachusetts, BMC is privately held and also offers custom designed manufacturing services. For more information on BMC, please visit

SOURCE Boston Micromachines Corporation

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