Optical Coatings / Thin Films

YTCA has extensive experience in the deposition of thin films for a variety of applications. We have developed UV- and thermally-curable abrasion-resistant coatings and optical basecoats, as well as a range of sol-gel based optical coatings. These technologies can be combined to meet requirements for anti-reflection and a range of other coatings for the automotive, consumer electronics, lens, and display markets. For example, anti-reflection technology developed by YTCA for automotive instrumentation is currently in commercial production in Japan.

In addition to "wet" coating methods, YTCA also has extensive resources for physical vapor deposition. These techniques have been used in the development of optical, tribological, and other coatings. In addition, the judicious combination of PVD methods with solution-based processing opens a broader range of applications for development.

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