Alfalight Announces Strategic Partnership With In-Q-Tel
The investment should advance developments of Alfalight’s laser technology for use in national security.
Alfalight, a developer of high-performance laser diodes and handheld infrared and visible laser systems, has announced a strategic investment and technology development agreement with In-Q-Tel (IQT).
IQT is an independent strategic investment firm that identifies innovative technology solutions to support the missions of the U.S. Intelligence Community.
This partnership advances Alfalight's development of high-performance, man-portable military laser systems. The agreement builds upon Alfalight's established core semiconductor laser technology, which includes high efficiency, high brightness, and wavelength stabilisation, combined with advanced electro-optics and integrated control methodologies, to deliver mission-critical solutions to IQT's customers.
"Alfalight's proven high-performance diode laser technology integrated with novel electro-optics provides a uniquely valuable capability for our government partners," said William Strecker, Executive VP of Architecture & Engineering and CTO of IQT. "Our strategic investment in Alfalight will accelerate the development and availability of its products and technologies to both public and private sectors."
"Our partnership with In-Q-Tel enables the expansion of Alfalight's technologies into important governmental applications," said Mohan Warrior, President and CEO of Alfalight. "We are proud to support the mission of IQT by providing ground-breaking new products to better serve the intelligence and defence communities."