Optical and Mechanical Engineering

II-VI A&D's team of experienced engineers work collaboratively with your team to design, intricate, highly producible systems. We specialize in designing complex systems that are precisely matched with our manufacturing and assembly capabilities to deliver high yields and predictable, optimized results.

Our expert design and engineering teams have created extensive optical and mechanical solutions for decades. As a premier optical solutions provider, we work integrally with each customer’s team to meet or exceed all product requirements in a timely, cost-effective manner. We have developed unique optical mounting techniques that allow for complete athermal performance under the harshest conditions. Our design process incorporates state-of-the-art 3D CAD tools that support complex, static and dynamic analyses – all helping to ensure product design safety margins.

II-VI Aerospace & Defense’ design and engineering expertise includes:


  • Custom Lens Design
  • Illumination Optics
  • Telescope Design
  • Laser-Based Systems
  • IR and Visible Imaging Systems
  • Optical Communication Systems
  • Photonic Applications
  • Custom Metrology Solutions
  • Spectral Detection Systems


  • Custom Mechanical Design
  • Mechanisms Design
  • Extreme Lightweighting
  • Precision Mirror Design
  • High Reliability/Service Life
  • Passively Athermal Designs
  • Industrial Designs
  • Configuration Management