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Advanced Thin Films Announces the Hire of Vice President of Operations

Boulder, CO — Advanced Thin Films is pleased to announce the hire of Tu Du as the Vice President of Operations. Mr. Du holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering degree from the University of New Mexico and a Bachelor of Science degree in Optics from the University of Rochester, Institute of Optics. Tu comes to Advanced Thin Films with over 20 years of experience in engineering, manufacturing and operations, most recently from Banyan Energy.

“I am very pleased to have Tu joining the Advanced Thin Films team,” stated Joe Stupfel, General Manager. “We look forward to Tu bringing his years of experience in highly technical manufacturing operations to help us accelerate improvements in our operational performance.”


A recent blend of ATFilms and Precision Photonics, Advanced Thin Films is a brand within IDEX Optics & Photonics and based in Boulder, CO. They manufacture high power laser mirrors, optical assemblies and custom coatings for the most demanding applications using the highest level of engineering expertise available in the field today. Advanced Thin Films’ innovative thin-film coatings are made possible by combining modern ion-beam sputtering techniques with proprietary volume manufacturing technology.

Katie Toma
IDEX Optics & Photonics

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