Anderson Materials Evaluation has partnered with customers in the many areas of the communications field, from fiber optics to devices.  Our team has performed materials analyses on devices such as cell phones, wireless communications routers, and conferencing equipment.  We have examined optical fibers and amplifiers, optical mirrors, printed circuit boards and ICs, solder joints, electrical contacts, optical fiber couplers, satellite-based electrical components and packaging, avionics communication equipment, RF and microwave devices, adhesive bonding problems in devices, thermal cooling contact materials, thin film coatings, IC encapsulation plastic thermal properties, degradation due to outgassing materials, degradation due to environmental exposure, IC and PCB thermal expansion measurements, and identifying the cause of high inductive losses in high voltage ceramic insulators.  Please feel free to call or e-mail us and discuss other materials analysis needs you may have.

We have done work for many prominent communications companies including Conexant Systems, Polycom, Qualcomm and OFS.

Our communications customers include:

  • Agiltron Corporation
  • BAE Systems
  • Ciena
  • Conexant Systems
  • Corvis
  • C&R Machine
  • CTS Corporation
  • Cushcraft
  • Dielectric LLC
  • Gooch & Housego LLC
  • Harris Corporation
  • Inphi Corporation
  • International Ceramic Engineering
  • ITT Intelligence and Information Warfare
  • K&L Microwave
  • Kapteyn-Murnane Laboratories Inc.
  • Laird Technologies


  • Level 3 (former Corvis)
  • LV Sensors
  • Merrimac Industries
  • Nufern Inc.
  • OFS, a Fukukawa Company
  • Paratek Microwave
  • Physical Optics
  • Polycom
  • Qualcomm
  • RF Monolithics
  • Research in Motion, Paratek Microwave
  • Skyworks Solutions
  • Space Systems/Loral
  • Sparkolor
  • Subsea Environmental Services
  • ViaSat, Inc.