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Wasatch Photonics Inc (AKA:Wasatch Photonics Systems Division)
Profile last edited on: 1/29/2018

high performance Volume Holographic Optic Elements (HOEs) and gratings
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Location Information

1305 North 1000 West Suite 120
Logan, UT 84321
   (435) 752-4301
Multiple Locations:   
Congressional District:   01
County:   Cache

Public Profile

Wasatch Photonics, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets enhanced holographic optics for optical networking, defense, test & measurement, and medical applications. The firm's high performance Volume Holographic Optic Elements (HOEs) and gratings can be used in a diversity of industries such as fiber optics & DWDM, defense & security, medicine, energy, computers, and electronics. HOEs can perform both simple and complex highly efficient optical functions. HOEs can also perform multiple functions simultaneously. Wasatch has its roots in the cottage industry of capturing 3-D holographic images – homemade film using Knox gelatin, sensitized with Ammonium Dichromate — that started in the 60?s after the invention of the laser. The company uses proprietary recording media and patent-pending Dickson grating technologies. It operates locations in Durham, North Carolina and Logan, Utah.

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Key People / Management

  Gerald (Jerry) L Heidt -- Chief Executive Officer; Co-Founder

  Kenton K Alder -- Executive Chairman

  Robert Beutler -- Vice President of Research

  William Brown --

  Lindsay Burton -- Chief Financial Officer

  Cynthia Gong -- Director of Business Development

  Roman Kuranov -- Principal Scientist

  Nishant Mohan -- Director of Product Management and Marketing

  Scott Norton -- Vice President of Engineering

  Richard D Rallison --

  Mike Sullivan -- General Manager

  Jeff Taylor -- Director of Operations

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