The titanium-doped sapphire (Ti:Sapphire) has been unveiled by Synoptics.

Synoptics celebrated its 50th anniversary at Laser World of Photonics and has been recognised several times for their operational excellence since joining Northrop Grumman's Aerospace Products enterprise in 2001. It has received the Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems Quality Award five times and the President's Award in 2009. 

The company currently offers part sizes up to 25mm in length at various absorption and figure-of-merit levels. High quality, low surface roughness (< 1.5 angstroms) Brewster cut samples, as well as high-damage threshold coatings are also available.