Delivering Innovative Thin Film Technology For Over Two Decades

Our Company

Our Company

Since our founding in 1991, we have been developing thin film solutions using our high productivity processing systems.

We are headquartered in Santa Clara, California and have offices and manufacturing facilities in California and throughout Asia.

Intevac has two business units: Equipment and Photonics.


Intevac Corporation

Thin Film Equipment

Intevac designs and manufactures innovative, high productivity, thin film processing systems. Our production-proven platforms are designed for high volume manufacturing of substrates with precise thin film properties.

Today, we are the world’s leading supplier of magnetic media processing systems, having shipped more than 220 manufacturing systems to our HDD customers. More than 60% of the world’s magnetic media is produced on Intevac systems.

Our technology solutions improve performance and throughput, and continue to expand into additional markets – including solar and adjacent thin film deposition applications.




Intevac Photonics is a technology leader in the development and manufacture of compact, cost-effective, high-sensitivity digital-optical sensors, cameras and systems for the defense industry, based on our proprietary Electron Bombarded Active Pixel Sensor (EBAPS®) with its advanced thin film technology.

Designed for the capture and display of low-light images, applications for our industry-leading systems include digital night vision and long range target identification. We are the sole source provider of integrated digital imaging systems for most U.S. military night vision programs.