Photo Sciences is a U.S. ITAR compliant manufacturer of photomasks, shadow masks and precision metal apertures, microscope and rifle scope reticles, patterned indium tin oxide (ITO) thin films, and gray scale masks.

Various substrates, coatings, patterns and shapes offered:


  • Soda Lime
  • Quartz
  • BK7
  • Borofloat Glass
  • Corning® 1737F
  • SCHOTT® Glass
  • Zerodur®
  • Silicon
  • Alumina
  • Calcium Fluoride
  • Sapphire
  • Optical Silicon
  • Copper
  • Brass
  • Stainless Steel
  • Oxygen Free Copper
  • Alloy 42
  • Kovar


  • Chrome
  • Iron Oxide
  • Nickel
  • Gold
  • Titanium
  • Indium Tin Oxide (ITO)
  • Aluminum
  • AL203
  • SiO2
  • Silicon Nitride
  • Anti Reflective
  • Magnesium Fluoride
  • Dielectric Stacks
  • Diamond Like Carbon
  • Imageable Polymer


  • Laser Pattern Generation
  • Multi-Layer
  • Proximity Printing
  • Contact Printing


  • CNC Machining
  • Beveling
  • Diamond Saw
  • Scribe and Break
Photo Sciences photomask

We offer several variable photomask services: Standard Photomask, Midrange Photomask options, Enhanced Photomask (tighter tolerances), and 9-inch Masks.

Photomask services include:

  • Digitizing Services
  • CAD and Data Repair Services
  • Reprints
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CNC Machine for custom apertures

We manufacture precision shadow masks and custom metal apertures. Our bi-metal process delivers sharp edges and tight tolerances for evaporation, deposition, infrared, optics, calibration and motion control applications.

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Custom microscope optics

Precision laser patterned reticles and custom optics services include:

  • Laser lithography process.
  • CNC tools with alignment.
  • Dicing services for rectangular parts.
  • 3 micron line width resolution +/- 0.5 microns.
  • Quality Semiconductor Grade Soda Lime Glass.
  • Standard AR Chrome with an Optical Density of 3.0 at 450nm.
  • Reflectance ~ 10-15% at 436nm.
  • DWG, DXF & GDS file formats accepted.
  • Digitizing services available.
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Custom Fiber Optics Components

We manufacture Indium Tin Oxide (ITO) and transconductive Oxide thin films and coatings.

The minimum ITO thickness we image is 100 Angstrom and resistance can range from 250 – 450 ohms per square. We offer thicker coatings for resistance in the range of 10 – 15 ohms per square.

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Wondering if our customized micro-lithography solutions are a good fit for your organization?