Press Release October 26, 2014

Shasta Crystals Announces New Product Offering

Source: Shasta Crystals, Inc.
On October 26, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Shasta Crystals announced today that its technology is successfully growing high quality CALGO crystals that allow new developments in the field of ultrafast lasers.

Shasta’s CEO Gisele Maxwell states, “We are very pleased to announce that our Laser Heated Pedestal Growth technology is allowing us to grow the highest quality CALGO crystals in diameters from 25 microns to 1mm and lengths up to a meter. Thanks to their excellent thermal and electromechanical properties, these very pure broadband crystals push the boundaries of ultrafast lasers, opening the doors to many so far unattainable applications”.

Shasta Crystals is a crystal growth company making advanced materials that are critical components in laser systems for a variety of markets including industrial, medical, scientific, military, and consumer electronics. Shasta specializes in the use of the Laser Heated Pedestal Growth (LHPG) technology that allows rapid growth of crystal fibers with a variety of dopants.

Contact:
Shasta Crystals, Inc.
Kevin McCarthy
415-426-7904
kmccarthy@shastacrystals.com