Electromechanical & Optical Systems

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The Electromechanical and Optical Systems Department is involved in programs ranging from concept design to prototype fabrication of special mechanical systems. Primary technical areas include automated electromechanical systems, miniature mechanisms, optics, electronics, special-purpose packaging, rapid prototyping and selective laser sintering, and custom and injection molding. Precision fabrication and machining facilities are available. Department personnel also have experience in microelectromechanical systems, or MEMS. Capabilities are organized into the following broad program areas:

Errol Brigance, Director

Electromechanical & Optical Systems Technical Strengths

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