Intevac, Inc. provides process manufacturing equipment solutions to the hard disk drive industry, and thin-film processing systems to the photovoltaic and adjacent thin-film deposition applications. The company’s Equipment segment designs, manufactures, markets, and services hard disk drive equipment products, such as disk sputtering and disk lubrication systems; and offers technology upgrades, and spare parts and consumables, as well as installation, maintenance, and repair services. Its solar manufacturing products include vacuum process manufacturing solutions for c-Si applications; INTEVAC MATRIX physical vapor deposition systems used in various steps in the manufacture of solar cells, including electrical contacts, conductor layers, reflective layers, and dielectric films; and ENERGi ion implant systems, which enable precision engineering of the dopant elements comprising phosphorous and boron to form the emitter in the solar cell. This segment also provides INTEVAC VERTEX, a vertical physical vapor deposition system for deposition of diamond-like carbon, silicon oxide, and niobium oxide films on glass substrates. The company’s Photonics segment develops, manufactures, and sells digital-optical products for the capture and display of low-light images for use in military aircraft, ground vehicles, soldier head-mounted, and weapon-mounted applications; and offers sensors, cameras, and near-eye display systems for military applications. This segment also provides MicroVista product line of commercial compact and lightweight low-light complementary metal–oxide–semiconductor cameras, which provide high sensitivity in the ultraviolet, visible, or NIR regions of the spectrum for use in industrial inspection, bio-medical, and scientific applications. The company sells its products through direct sales force and distributors in the United States and internationally. Intevac, Inc. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.