5100 Patrick Henry Dr
Santa Clara, CA, 95054 United States
S&P 600 (March 31, 2014)
Russell 2000 (June 2013)
Coherent lets its lights shine. The company uses light wave manipulation, called photonics, to manufacture and market a diverse array of lasers. Its products are used in a host of areas: microelectronics (semiconductor fabrication, packaging, flat-panel display, and solar cell manufacturing), scientific and government research in physical and chemical processes, OEM components and instrumentation, and materials processing. Its specialty lasers and systems segment makes configurable laser products, while its commercial lasers and components unit specializes in high-volume products sold in set configurations.