About Inprentus, Inc.
Inprentus designs, manufactures and sells ultra-high precision diffraction gratings manufactured using an innovative, dual-atomic microscope scribing technology. Products from Inprentus are used at national synchrotron radiation facilities around the world in a variety of spectrometer and monochromator applications. Broader applications include free electron lasers, optical data communication switching components, laser equipment used in manufacturing, and secure ID optical patterning as well as semiconductor manufacturing processes.
Inprentus was founded in June 2012 by University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign physics professor Peter Abbamonte to commercialize the innovative, dual-atomic microscope scribing technology, which Inprentus uses to manufacture diffraction gratings. This technology is a general purpose approach to high-precision patterning of surfaces, and is particularly suited to x-ray and EUV diffractive optics in which features must be shaped with 0.1 degree angular precision and positioned with nanometer precision over distances of tens of centimeters.