Products & Services

Current Products


  • General Optical Engineering & Analysis
  • Optical Design
  • Stray Light Analysis
  • Optical Testing
  • Optical Tolerancing
  • Optical Alignment
  • Product Software Development
  • Beam Propagation/Diffraction Analysis
  • Enviroment Analysis & Testing
  • Gradient Index System Design
  • Radiometric Analysis for Infrared Systems
  • Off-Axis Optics
  • Detailed Opto-Mechanical Design
  • Performance Predictions
  • General Optical Contracting
  • Product Development
  • Design of Test Equipment; null lenses
  • Theoretical Studies & Mathematical Development
  • Illumination Systems: Lamps, LEDs, Laser
  • On-site Technical Support for Hardware Integration
  • Non-Imaging Design & Analysis
  • Thermal Analysis & Testing
  • Committee Work (NIF, NASA, Venture Funds, etc)
  • Optics Education Tutorials
  • Design and Fabrication of Lenses for Hostile Environments
  • Conceptual Opto-Mechanical Design
  • ISO-9001, AS9100 QA Traceability
  • Mil-spec Design & Testing
  • Rapid Prototype to Production
  • Precision Optical Alignment

Some of the design tools used by RCI personnel include:

  • ASAP
  • Code V
  • LensVIEW
  • MathCAD
  • MatLab
  • SolidWorks w/Simulation Professional
  • GelOE

RCI has developed in-house technology for many applications.

Precision Optical Component Alignment and Assembly Station

  • Diagnostics and Conformance Analysis Services for optics/lenses
  • Non-contact measurement alignment
  • Focal and confocal distances of up to 99 elements
  • Visible diode laser beam measures tilts as small as 2 arc seconds
  • Centration accuracy (linear) of less than 0.5 microns
  • Optical-sensing head handles virtually any size lens assembly up to 600 mm vertex-vertex
  • Precision mounting of glass and crystal optical components
  • Perfect for potting sub-assemblies and assembling entire lenses

Included workspace:

  • Five dedicated lab rooms for customer's optical projects providing RCI with the ability to quickly and efficiently set up test stations to create prototypes or to align optical systems.
  • Environmentally controlled assembly room equipped with Laminar Flow hoods
  • Nitrogen-purged thermal testing capabilities
  • Dedicated J-STD-001 station certified to requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies
  • Non contact measurement of flat and spherical surfaces with Intellium Fizeau Interferometer