ILX Lightwave began in 1986, introducing the first benchtop precision laser diode current source. Since this invention, the ILX brand has continued to develop top-notch precision measurement and test equipment technologies. Engineers and researchers throughout the world use ILX Lightwave products in research and laboratory applications. As a leader in the photonic technology market, ILX Lightwave is dedicated to maintaining its status as a high-quality and trustworthy manufacturer. ILX Lightwave is now part of Newport Corporation, along with sister companies New Focus, Oriel Instruments, Spiricon, Optimet, and others. ValueTronics is proud to sell used and refurbished ILX Lightwave products at affordable prices.