Company News
2001

Crystal Research Inc. (CRI) named Dr. Suning Tang as its
president  and CEO on December  12, 2001.

Dr. Suning Tang received his Ph, D. degree of Electrical
Engineering in optoelectronic interconnects from the University of
Texas at Austin, Texas (1994), a M.Sc degree of applied  Physics
in fiber optics from the Weizmann institute of Science, Israel (1989),
and a B. Sc. degree of Electrical Engineering in laser devices from
Nanjing Institute of Technology, China  (1984).  Dr. Tang worked as
the vice president of switching technology of the Lightwaves  2020,
Inc., Santa Clara, California, and the Photonic Engineering director
at Digilens in Sunnyvale, California from 2000 to 2001.  Dr. Tang
was the co-founder and chief scientist of Radiant Research, Inc.,
Austin, Texas from 1995 to 2000. He worked for Crystal
Semiconductors (Cirrus Logic) and Advanced Photonic
Technologies from 1991 to 1995.
2002

Crystal Research, Inc. named Dr. Thomas S. Hartwick as the
Chairman of the Board on December  12, 2002.

Dr. Thomas S. Hartwick received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering
from University of Southern California (1969), a M.S. Physics from
UCLA (1958), and a B.S. Physics from the University of Illinois
(1956). Dr. Hartwick worked as the manager of the satellite payload
program and system design at TRW ($450M program) and is an
expert in the manufacture and deployment of complex defense and
surveillance systems. Dr. Hartwick has several years of experience
as manager of various organizations ($ 1 B sales) in the aerospace
industry at Hughes Aircraft Company and Aerospace Corporation.
His areas of research include sensors and imaging, especially
optical communications, far-infrared lasers and their applications,  
and laser heterodyne radiometry. Since leaving the aerospace
industry in 1995, Dr. Hartwick has served on a number of academic,
government, and industrial boards as a technical manager. He
served on the National Research Council (NRC) Committee on
Optical Science and Engineering and is a National Associate of the
National Academies.
2007

Crystal Research, Inc. introduces its new technology of Ultra-Thick
Phase Gratings at Photonics West 2007 on January 22, 2007, San
Jose, California.