About Us

Since its establishment over twenty years by its founder Joseph Menaker & Mark Lifshotz, ISP Optics has grown into an internationally respected provider of infrared optics solutions. ISP Optics manufactures optical components, coating & IR lens assemblies for long-wave (LWIR), mid-wave (MWIR) and short-wave (SWIR) infrared imaging applications. ISP Optics manufactures precision optical components including spherical, aspherical and diffractive coated IR lenses utilizing various infrared crystals such as: Ge, Si, ZnS, ZnSe,  CaF2, GaAs, BaF2, Amtir, GASIR, IG5 and others. We have the privilege of serving small & large corporate customers in diverse market segments such as Aerospace & Defense, Spectroscopy, IR cameras, Quantum Cascade Lasers (QCL) & others.

One of a very few privately held companies in this space,  ISP Optics is a truly vertically integrated manufacturing enterprise with full control of its processes, from the onsite growing of NaCl & KBr materials (for FTIR applications), fabrication, coating, and assembly. Through this integrated skill set ISP Optics controls the entire range of designs and processes necessary to produce its world class optics while simultaneously providing streamlined personalized customer service.

ISP OPTICS is fully committed to its capital investment program and the “we make in-house” philosophy. ISP OPTICS employs the very latest manufacturing technology to realize on-time of high quality optics in a timely and cost effective manner.  ISP OPTICS utilizes CNC grinding and polishing (sphere & asphere), double-sided and continuous polishing, diamond turning and expert coating capabilities including DLC for MWIR & LWIR imaging applications, as well as state-of-the-art hybrid coatings. ISP Optics utilizes “top of the line” metrology equipments and technologies to verify the quality its products, including interferometers, spectrophotometers, profilometer and IR MTF station for IR lens assemblies.

Offering one of the most comprehensive IR Online Catalog (ISP Optics’ Estore in addition to a build-to-print optics and custom coatings, ISP Optics is the solution to all your infrared optics challenges. Give us a call and find out how we can help you.

ISP Optics is ISO 9001-2008 certified and DDTC registered company, fully compliant with ITAR requirements.