Dr. Wolfgang Schneider founded S & R Optic, an independent, privately held company, in 2009. He worked for previous leading companies in the crystal optic business, for more than 30 years in various positions. S & R Optic is a global leader in the design and production of advanced, high quality crystal optical components for demanding applications requiring high performance and durability. We support optical innovation by providing industry with very special components that can modify the state of polarization of light. We produce polarizing optical components with the focus on waveplates, and we are unique in make true zero order mica waveplates and deliver top performance at reasonable price.