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The Particle Works, Inc.

Our team is focused on the lucrative application of linear accelerators in the markets of gemstones, semiconductors, and nuclear medicine.

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Business Products
  • Location Corvallis, OR, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Website

Company Summary

The Particle Works, Inc. was established to provide electron beam services including the color enhancement of gemstones, improving critical electrical parameters of power semiconductors, and generating radioisotopes to be used in nuclear medicine. Our business strategy is to establish a profitable base of gemstone color enhancement services, and use excess accelerator capacity as a low-risk pathway to enter the larger targeted markets.


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    Doug Parsons
    President & CEO

    A serial entrepreneur, Mr. Parsons was in the U.S. Naval nuclear propulsion program. He has a Master of Science degree in Nuclear Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University (1983), passed the Engineer-in-Training certification exam, and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Beta Pi (the engineering honor society), and the nuclear engineering honor society.

    The Particle Works is Mr. Parsons’ third commercial linac project conceived and b

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    Jeffery Bergman
    Vice President of Sales

    Mr. Bergman has had a four-decade career in the gemstone industry that has taken him to over 50 countries and every continent except Antarctica. His long-term working relationships with gemstone industry personnel around the world is expected to prove valuable in The Particle Works’ timely production ramp-up and ongoing operations.