Digital Optics Corporation awarded $335,976 for continued collaborative research with University of North Carolina

Oct. 6, 2004
October 6, 2004 Charlotte, NC -- Digital Optics Corporation (DOC) announced that as part of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte's multi-year DARPA contract, DOC has been awarded $335,976 for its second phase of collaborative applied research with the Center for Optoelectronics and Optical Communications. The two organizations will collaborate to develop small form factor and low cost optics-based solutions for spectrometers and communications transmitters.

October 6, 2004 Charlotte, NC -- Digital Optics Corporation (DOC) announced that as part of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte's multi-year DARPA contract, DOC has been awarded $335,976 for its second phase of collaborative applied research with the Center for Optoelectronics and Optical Communications. The two organizations will collaborate to develop small form factor and low cost optics-based solutions for spectrometers and communications transmitters.

"DOC is a leading commercial company in the micro-optics and optical integration field. University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an institution with internationally recognized optical metrology expertise. The synergy is perfect," states DOC President Kevin Drehmer. "Coupled with the fact with we are neighbors within a few miles of each other, the collaboration flows easily."

"There is a unique relationship between the two organizations and collaborations between us take place on many different fronts" comments Mike Fiddy, Director of the University Center for Optoelectronics and Optical Communications. "We have a common vision of establishing this region as a leading photonics research and commercialization center."

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