Custom Diffractive Waveguides

High Quality Custom Diffractive Waveguides

Holographix works closely with our customers to assist them in the development of custom diffractive waveguide-based solutions from concept to production. At the heart of each solution is one or more custom state-of-the-art replicated diffraction gratings. Holographix differentiates itself from the competition by offering:


Holographix’ ability to produce custom diffractive waveguides is unrivaled due to our unique ability to create customized grating profiles and reproduce them with high fidelity.


Holographix has successfully completed numerous complex diffractive waveguide projects for our customers over 10 years.


Our structured development philosophy, coupled with our engineering expertise, ensures manufacturable solutions.

Ramp to Production:

Our manufacturing processes are readily scalable to meet your high-volume manufacturing requirements.

Manufacturing Excellence:

High quality, custom diffractive waveguides with repeatable performance! Holographix is ISO 9000:2015 certified, and proudly manufactures all optical components in the USA.

Hands Holding Custom Diffractive Waveguide HMD


Diffractive Waveguide Applications:

  • Avionics
  • Military Ground-based Vehicles
  • Consumer
  • Enterprise
  • Gaming
  • Solar Power

Diffractive Waveguide Use Cases:

  • Head-Mounted Displays (HMDs)
  • Head-Worn Displays (HWDs)
  • Head-Up Displays (HUDs)
  • Augmented Reality (AR) Systems
  • Mixed Reality (MR) Systems
  • Personal Informative, Wearable Displays

Holographix’ Diffractive Waveguide Manufacturing Capabilities:

The range of custom diffractive waveguide specifications that we can support include:

Specifications Capabilities
Waveguide size: up to 350 mm square
Grating pitch: down to 200 nm
Diffractive grating profile: binary, blazed, slanted, sinusoidal
Grating-to-Grating alignment: <30 arc sec
Grating-to-Substrate alignment: <30 arc sec
Waveguide wedge: <5 arc sec
Wavefront: <λ/8 P-V/inch
Optical transmission: >99% from 400nm to 2.6um
Temperature range: -50° C to 100° C
Chemical resistance: most common solvents


For any questions regarding our custom diffractive waveguide capabilities please fill out the contact form below.

Diffractive Waveguide

Why Choose Holographix as your Diffractive Waveguide Supplier?


Holographix has extensive experience building diffractive waveguides and has worked with, or is currently working with, many of the pioneers in this market. Holographix’ build-to-specification philosophy allows each of our customers to leverage our waveguide fabrication expertise for their specific application.


Holographix has significant experience in the following areas:

  • Fabrication of single and multi-substrate (laminated) waveguide configurations
  • Fabrication of color waveguide configurations
  • Manufacturing of large area (>300mm) slanted and blazed gratings
  • Custom thin-film coatings: Beamsplitter, Mirror, Anti-reflective, Variable Transmission
  • Precision grating-to-grating alignment
  • Precision grating-to-substrate alignment
  • Multiple proprietary replication materials
  • Manufacturing from prototype to production quantities

Please Contact Our Experts to Discuss Your Requirements.


Please Contact Our Experts to Discuss Your Requirements.