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Meadowlark Acqires BNS's Commercial Products Group

FREDERICK, CO — Meadowlark Optics (Meadowlark) has acquired the Commercial Products Group of Boulder Nonlinear Systems (BNS). The Commercial Products Group, including equipment and staff, has been moved to Meadowlark in Frederick, Colorado. Products include the Spatial Light Modulators (SLMs), Optical Shutters, Polarization Rotators, Variable Waveplates and the CUBE optical tweezing systems.

"We are very excited about the prospects ahead as we blend the considerable talents and technology of the BNS SLM group with Meadowlark's existing precision optical components business. The quality and technical innovation of the BNS commercial product is a natural fit for our company," said Garry Gorsuch, President & CEO of Meadowlark. "We will support and enhance the product line so that you continue to enjoy the same quality and performance that you have come to expect as a dedicated user."

Meadowlark will continue to work with the R&D team at BNS in Lafayette, Colorado to make the improvements requested in future products.

"Our focus has always been on developing state-of-the-art, application-specific systems that incorporate SLM technology," states Steve Serati, President of Boulder Nonlinear Systems. "Meadowlark's dedication to quality and their ability to manufacture on a larger scale make them the right fit for the commercialization of BNS prototype developments."

BNS will now devote its efforts mostly to research and development. This includes non-mechanical beam steering devices such as the liquid crystal polarization grating beam deflectors, new backplane developments and hardware improvements to the existing SLM product line.

For more information, visit www.meadowlark.com and www.bnonlinear.com/research-development.

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