Growth Technology

All sapphire is not created equal. Rubicon’s proprietary crystal growth technologies, ES2 Kyropoulos, LANCE (Large Area Net Shape Crystal Extraction) large area sapphire growth lead the industry in quality, cost and performance. Rubicon continuously develops technology platforms in anticipation of our customers’ evolving sapphire material requirements. 
Our proprietary ES2 KYR crystal growth technique establishes greater control over crystal growth parameters resulting in low-stress, low defect superior quality sapphire.
Rubicon’s advanced LANCE technology produces slabs that yield the world’s largest area sapphire windows at up to 36” x 18” x 1.5” dimensions.  LANCE’s superior optical quality and size enables many new large area window applications in defense, aerospace and other markets.