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Thin Film Coating, Measurement, Research Services 


More Flexible, Cheaper & Faster by ​​small sample size  


World-Class Hardware / Software / Expertise 

Our Services

Thin Film PVD

Unique cost-effective PVD for

High-quality thin film (sequential stacks or co-sputter)​​

  • Three independent sputtering guns

  • 1-inch or 2-in sample size

  • Pulsed DC power supplies

  • Vacuum down to 1.5x10-7 Torr

  • Programmed recipes 

Metrology Lab

World class metrology + software/expertise

Periodic Table

Combinatorial technique, Co-sputter fast screening materials capability, significantly reduce the research cost

  • Metals

  • Alloys

  • Nitrides

  • Oxides

Modeling & Prototype
New Modelling Method

Accurate, unique optical model design and prototype development

  • High accuracy through unique methods

  • Unique design from unique


  • Wide parameter

    optimization capability

  • Unique Optical Reverse Engineering

Rapid prototyping with rapid R&D cycles

We are able to to complete research paper experiments in a short period of time. 

About Us

About Us

Our mission is to create innovations to benefit human beings and provide world-class laboratory services (hardware and software) in thin-film coating, new materials research, and rapid prototyping.


Dr. Ding was the former principal scientist who led a group on energy saving window coating to develop future products for the world's leading company in this field. He has many satisfied customers. Here are some highlights of Dr. Ding's achievements:

  • Submitted an average of 27 patent alerts per year in 2013~2016.

  • Author of 1/9 US granted patents in 2014 & 2015 in the field of building Low-E Glass Coating

  • Committee Member of the International Conference on Lasers and Optics in 2018.

News & Publications

  • 2023 Oct,  a research paper was published at Journal of the Optical Society of America B, Vol. 40, Issue 10, pp. 2696-2705, (2023)

  • 2023 April, LFI successfully secured NSF seed funding.

  • 2022 May, Dr. Ding presented at the 65th  Annual SVC Technical Conference, Long Beach, CA, ““Mobile Signal Enabled Energy Efficient Window Technology.”

  • 2018 July, Dr. Ding presented at International Conference On Lasers, Optics and Photonics, Osaka, Japan   July 25-26, 2018

  • 2018 June: LFI successfully finished multiple new materials development for Roche, one of the largest biotech company

  • 2018 April: LFI moved to the Sunnyvale new facility.

  • 2018 March: LFI serviced ten industry customers milestones.

  • 2018 Feb: At NCCAVS 39th annual Symposia & Exhibitions, Dr. Ding presented "Can a new materials innovation in thin film optical applications be faster and cheaper?"

  • 2017 Nov: A new energy efficient window prototype product with high transmission of 86% was successfully achieved. 

  • 2017 Nov: New materials Ti-Ag alloys were generated and charactered in LFI.

  • 2017 Nov: World Class Metrology tools from LFI generated revenue .


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Our Laboratory

3711 Yale Way

Fremont, CA 94538

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Email:    Phone: 408 439 7594

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