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Behind the Scenes: An Inside Look

At 3M Optical Systems, we lead the world in creating specialized films that optimize light for LCD displays. Our technologies are born from the minds of people willing to explore imagination, break the rules of physics, and bring ideas to the light of reality every day. But we're not just focused on inventing awesome technology. We love what we do. And we're driven to harness the power of light to change the way you see…forever.

Spirit of Collaboration

Every day, we set our imaginations free to explore the infinite possibilities of light. And true to the spirit of 3M, we embrace the chain reaction of collaboration and ideas that lead to better, brighter realities.

Meet Our Scientists

Meet some of the brilliant scientists and engineers who are constantly finding new ways to harness light's power, make it brighter, and drive innovations that pave the way for the future.

Optics 101: A Tutorial

Curious about how LCDs work? Optics 101 gives you the complete picture, from the basics to the physics, in an easy-to-understand, simple to navigate tutorial.

Work at 3M

Are you an imaginative innovator? An expert engineer? A stunning scientist? 3M Optical Systems is always looking for the best and brightest to join our team as we continue driving the future of light.

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Consumer Electronics Show
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