Building Smarter and Safer Infrastructure
Fiber optic sensors enable accurate and dependable structural health monitoring systems that can span all sizes of structures and capture both static and dynamic phenomenon. Luna's monitoring system instrumentation includes optical interrogators, long-gage strain sensors, accelerometers, temperature sensors and tilt meters for crucial structural integrity measurements.
See Inside Photonic Integrated Circuits with < 10 μm Resolution
Reliable photonic integrated circuits (PICs) are critical technology for meeting the exponentially growing demand for more functionality, reliability, integration, scalability, and size and power reduction. Fast, accurate and complete testing of PICs early and throughout the development cycle is essential.
Unmatched Accuracy and Precision for Financial Data Center Network Testing
Financial institutions, banks, and trading floors need to keep customer information and transactions safe, secure and compliant. And it all starts with a reliable, accurate fiber optic network system.
Measurements for the Lightweighting Revolution
Widespread automotive lightweighting requires more reliable bonding and joining of composite materials. In-situ monitoring based on high-definition distributed fiber optic sensors is being used to provide real-time data to optimize and verify the joining processes.
Enabling the Future with Fiber
Better Quality, Improved Safety, and Lower Costs for Tire Manufacturers
For products with fabric cords, the ability to make online balance measurements has not been available - until now. Luna's terahertz sensor-- using reflections of an emitted energy pulse -- can provide safe, fast, accurate thickness measurements and simultaneously assess the balance of ply constructions.
Next-Generation Monitoring Systems for Aerospace
New areas of technology for the aerospace industry include new materials, new processes and new sensors. By supplying specialized fiber optic components and technologies, Luna Innovations enables a new generation of commercial aircraft overheat detection systems.
Sensing and Non-Destructive Testing
Solutions for your most challenging physical, mechanical and temperature measurement needs
Communications and Photonic Testing
Innovative technology for design and test of photonic components and systems
Our Key Industries
Test fiber optic networks and optical components faster and more completely
Feeding the demand for faster and more reliable data connections, modern communications networks increasingly rely on high-performance fiber optics and photonics components. Luna’s advanced photonic testing solutions help engineers bring new photonic technology to market faster and more efficiently.
Advanced test and fiber optic measurement systems for communications and aerospace avionics, advanced materials and structures and specialty coatings
Developing and deploying advanced technologies for communications and aerospace avionics, lightweighting and specialty coatings requires high-quality, advanced avionics testing and measurement capabilities
Test, measurement and validation of new materials and systems
Automotive OEMs and suppliers rely on Luna automotive measurement solutions to develop, validate and manufacture the technologies that will drive a new era of mobility and sustainability.
Rugged and extensible systems for real-time structural health monitoring
Rugged and reliable structural monitoring solutions help ensure the safety and security of our civil and geotechnical infrastructure. Luna’s measurement systems can provide all the real-time data needed for condition assessment or valuable data to validate new materials or construction processes.
Monitoring and measurements for the most challenging applications
Whether you work with renewable energy technologies, fossil fuel extraction or nuclear power to meet the rising global demand for efficient energy, Luna’s strain measurement and monitoring capabilities can help you better manage your operations and innovate more quickly.
Accurate and reliable monitoring to improve quality
The adoption of advanced manufacturing systems and Industry 4.0 technologies depend on more real-time fiber optic sensor and measurement data to drive efficiency and performance gains in industrial processes.
Improving the Safety of Building Structures with Fiber Optic Sensing
By leveraging the many benefits of fiber optic sensing, critical structures can be remotely monitored affordably and reliably.
Trends in Structural Health Monitoring for the Oil and Gas Market
Learn the latest in the oil and gas market trends for health monitoring of structures.
Luna Innovations Acquires OptaSense
Acquisition Creates a New Fiber Sensing Powerhouse
Learn with Luna
From basics to advanced applications, learn about fiber optic sensing, terahertz technology, optical test and more
News & Events
High-Definition Fiber Optic Sensing for Rocket Propulsion Testing
Luna Innovations along with our partner, Fabrisonic LLC, recently demonstrated SensePipe. SensePipe combines high-definition fiber optic sensors embedded into a section of piping using Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing technology allowing engineers to better understand fluid flow and the structural health of the piping in rocket propulsion systems.
Luna Secures Multi-Year Agreement with Northrop Grumman
Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ: LUNA), a global leader in advanced fiber optic-based technology, today announced that it has extended its existing relationship with Northrop Grumman by securing a new multi-year, multi-million-dollar agreement. The agreement includes an initial receipt of an over $3 million incremental, multi-unit purchase order for the OBR 6200 portable backscatter reflectometer.
Luna Secures Follow-on Order with Lockheed Martin
Significant Multi-Unit Purchase Order for F-35
Luna Signs Significant Contract with Intuitive Surgical
Executes on strategy of long-term, recurring sales
Luna’s Solutions for Quantum Communications
Cyber attacks on sensitive data are increasing at an alarming rate with the annual cost of cybercrime reaching $10.5 trillion by 2025. In this environment, ultra-secure communication links are needed more than ever. Quantum communication technology is positioned to solve this problem.
Improving the Safety of Building Structures with Fiber Optic Sensing
Through continuous monitoring of stress, strain, cracks, displacement, tilt and vibration, fiber optic sensing systems can provide advanced warning of growing structural problems and reduce the risk of failure. By leveraging the many benefits of fiber optic sensing, these systems can remotely monitor critical structures affordably and reliably.
OptaSense and Liberty Oilfield Services Form Partnership
Luna announced an important partnership between its OptaSense business and Liberty Oilfield Services. The strategic partnership is introducing FracSenseTM, a diagnostic service to help engineering professionals at our oil & gas customers acquire more accurate diagnostic information, ultimately leading to optimized hydrocarbon production.
Luna Innovations Supplies Critical Laser Component for NASA's Navigation Doppler LiDAR
Luna announced that it has successfully designed, qualified, and built the RIO® narrow-linewidth semiconductor laser to be used in NASA's Navigation Doppler LiDAR system to safely land the next man and first woman on the moon in 2024.
Luna Polarization Technology Helps Largest Radio Telescope in the World Measure 900mph Winds on Jupiter
Luna technology was used by an international team of astronomers who just measured Jupiter’s raging stratospheric winds for the very first time—and they used a 27-year-old comet to do it.
ODiSI Continues to Expand and Improve with Latest Software Updates
The recent release of Version 2.3.0 of the ODiSI application software continues the ongoing improvements in performance and functionality of the ODiSI high-definition distributed fiber optic sensing platform.
Terahertz Thickness Measurements = Sustainability
In celebration of Earth Day this month, Luna is recognizing our Terahertz sensors and solutions including Luna’s T-Ray product.
Temperature Measurements Get Hotter with New Probes for the HYPERION
Luna has expanded the capabilities of the HYPERION fiber optic sensing platform with the addition of a family of high-temperature multipoint probes ideal for industrial applications.
Luna Partners to Develop New Oil and Gas Production Monitoring Service
OptaSense Products Deliver Clearer Picture of the Reservoir with Fiber-Optics
Luna Delivers Large Infrastructure Monitoring Projects Leveraging New Sensing Capabilities
Integrated sensing system improves safety of mining operations.
Luna Innovations Earns Top Award from BAE
BAE Systems Rewards Luna with the Gold Tier Supplier Recognition.