Press Release September 17, 2012

Shasta Crystals is awarded Phase 2B Grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Source: Shasta Crystals, Inc.
On September 17, 2012

ANDERSON, CA – Shasta Crystals announced today that it has been awarded $250,000 from the National Science Foundation to continue work on the project entitled: “Low Cost High Quality Nonlinear Optical Crystals for Laser Light Sources for Miniature Projectors.”
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“Being awarded the Phase 2B will allow us to continue development of this product for picoprojectors and to expand its use for large venue laser projection, military and scientific laser applications,” said Gisele Maxwell, Shasta Crystals’ founder and CEO.

Shasta Crystals is a crystal growth company making advanced materials that are critical components in laser systems that are sold into a variety of markets including industrial, medical, scientific, military, and consumer electronics. Shasta is using its proprietary crystal growth technology to grow crystals faster, of reproducible high quality and with numerous properties that are superior to those presently available.

Contact:
Shasta Crystals, Inc.
Kevin McCarthy
530-378-0395
kmccarthy@shastacrystals.com