Flawless Photonics

Flawless Photonics is a small US and Luxembourg startup founded in 2017 with registered trademark FlawlessFiber™.
Advanced manufacturing company producing optical fibers LEO. Now with an exciting new partnership with the Luxembourg Space Agency,

Created: 2018-11-07

Updated: 2022-09-18

Company - Flawless Photonics

Founded
Country
2017
USA
Website
Flawless Photonics
Flawless Photonics

Service

Classification
In-Space Manufacturing
Category
In-Space Manufacturing
Fields
ZBLAN
Status
3) Development
First launch
2019

They say to be pioneering the first profitable supply chain in space starting with the world’s most perfect optical fibers that will outperform silica fibers by more than 10x for industries including lasers, sensors, medical devices, and data communications. Later they are planning to produce an exciting array of superior photonic glass products to meet the emerging demands of many industries and applications. They had Dr. Ioana Cozmuta as Co-founder and CTO since May 2018 until early 2019. She left according to LinkedIn and company might be in dormant state. She was an active proponent of in-space manufacturing at NASA.
Flawless Photonics, Inc. of Los Altos Hills, California, in partnership with the University of Adelaide, Axiom Space, and Visioneering Space has been selected for their proposal to develop specialized glass manufacturing hardware to process Heavy-Metal Fluoride Glasses (HMFG) in microgravity. HMFG glasses are used in the terrestrial manufacturing of exotic optical fibers and other optics applications. Without convective forces present in 1g, HMFG made in microgravity are expected to achieve the ideal amorphous microstructure during synthesis, eliminating light scattering defects that limit lasing power and transmission over long fiber lengths.

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