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

Boston Micromachines' New Deformable Mirror To Enhance Retinal Imaging Systems for Earlier Detection of Leading Eye Diseases

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"Commercial systems require low cost DMs. Never before has there been acompact, affordable DM available with this magnitude of resolution. Ours isthe only technology that meets the criteria of resolution, speed, size,stroke," said Bierden. "This will enable adaptive optics to become a realityfor commercial instruments."

About the Multi-DM

The Multi-DM is the flagship product in Boston Micromachines' award-winning suite of MEMS deformable mirrors, which are used to improve resolutionin microscopes, telescopes, and ophthalmic instruments. The popular andversatile Multi-DM offers sophisticated aberration compensation in an easy-to-use package. Typical applications include advanced retinal imaging systems,laser communication and beam forming.

At Photonics West

Boston Micromachines will be demonstrating the new Multi-DM at PhotonicsWest 2007 (January 20-25) in San Jose , California, at Booth 6180.

Availability The new Multi-DM is available immediately. About Boston Micromachines Corporation

Founded in 1999, Boston Micromachines Corporation (BMC) is the leadingprovider of advanced MEMS-based mirror products for use in commercial AOsystems, applying wavefront correction to produce high resolution images ofthe human retina and enhance images blurred by the Earth's atmosphere. Thecompany's suite of award-winning compact DM products are the most economicalhigh-performance mirrors in the market today. They are widely used in visionscience applications such as advanced optic retinal imaging, long range lasercommunications and astronomy, including NASA's search for planets in othersolar systems. Customers include leading manufacturers of optical imaging andcommunication systems, governmental agencies and contractors and visionscience research laboratories worldwide, such as NASA, UCal Berkeley, LockheedMartin and Boston University. Located in Watertown, Mass., BMC is privatelyheld and also offers custom design-manufacturing services. For moreinformation on BMC, please visit www.bostonmicromachines.com.

SOURCE Boston Micromachines Corporation


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