Prime Photonics – Technologies for Extreme Applications

Fiber OpticsFiber Optic Sensors

We have extensive experience with a wide array of fiber optic sensor technologies with an emphasis on high temperature applications. Current Research & Development activities include Ultra-High Temperature (UHT) FOCIS™ turbine sensors, High-Temperature Strain Gages and UHT Sapphire MFPS™ sensors. Learn more…

Energy HarvestingEnergy Harvesting

Energy harvesting technologies hold the promise of enabling truly maintenance free electronic components and systems.  Prime is developing energy harvesting technologies that can be applied to a wide range of energy harvesting and thermal management applications.  Learn more…

MetamaterialAdvanced Materials & Devices

We are developing exciting new magnetic materials and manufacturing techniques that are showing promise to yield exciting new possibilities in the area of magnetic field sensing, energy harvesting and electromagnetic systems. Learn more…

Wireless SensorsGas Turbine Health Monitoring

Real-time Foreign Object Damage (FOD) detection, vibratory analysis and High Cycle Fatigue (HCF) detection can significantly lower operating costs, improve safety and increase operational readiness of gas turbine engines and land-based turbines.  Learn more…

NASA to Fund Prime Photonics to Develop Thermal-powered Pump Technology

March 14, 2014 – Blacksburg, VA – Prime Photonics, LC, announced today that it has been selected for a Phase II Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) award by NASA to develop devices based on its novel magnetothermal-powered pump technology.  The Prime Photonics technology requires no electricity to operate, resulting in thermal-powered fluidic pumps that can be used in a wide range of thermal control applications ranging from solar cells to advanced microelectronic devices.  The Phase II project was one of 98 selected nationwide by NASA.

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