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AOT was founded by a partnership of two individuals with a record of devising practical solutions to practical problems. AOT also enjoys preferred access to a set of corporate resources which together comprise a complete solution to any optical or optoelectronic problem, from concept to production and regulatory approval.

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David Demmer has a Ph.D. in the field of Chemistry, concentrating on laser-based spectroscopy of biological systems. He has worked in the fields of spectroscopy and optical and laser system design for over 25 years. Previously, he was the Senior Optical Designer at Photonami, a telecommunications company specializing in semiconductor laser design and packaging. Previous to that, he was a senior optical designer and project manager at Photonics Research Ontario, providing optical and photonics consulting services to numerous industrial and research clients. Along with broad experience in instrumentation and component design, he is a specialist in optical design and has produced numerous designs for custom optic and mass-produced micro-optic components.

Tom Haslett has a Ph.D. in the field of Chemical Physics and has worked in the fields of optical and spectroscopic instrument design for over 20 years. Previously, he served as CTO of Photonami, a telecommunications company specializing in semiconductor laser design and packaging. Previous to that, he was the technical manager of the Photonics Facility of Photonics Research Ontario, providing optical and photonics consulting services to numerous industrial and researcher clients. In addition to more specific instrument and component design, he also has extensive experience in system design and project management.