Physical Optics Corporation (POC) has developed a unique business model of achieving both research and technology advancements, then transitioning them into commercial and defense products. Still today, POC is a small, women-owned business that is well managed, profitable and growing. Developed through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program, along with POC’s own contributions has emerged a unique blend of advanced technologies. These technologies are positioned to respond to changing market needs faster; while providing better solutions; and with a higher value payoff to its customers. The company is poised for growth and expansion with its production capability, integrative engineering, intellectual property and strong financial position.