ABOUT US

We're a photonics technology company and we're on a mission to harness the power of light to improve our world. We not only design and manufacture award winning lasers and photonics systems, we actively collaborate with research institutions and industries around the world to help develop new light-based applications that can make a positive difference to our world.

advanced laser platforms

We supply advanced laser platforms to scientific researchers, supplying some of the world's leading institutions. Our high performance systems, such as the award-winning CW narrow linewidth SolsTiS platform, are critical enablers in fundamental physics research and have supported a number of world firsts including the first demonstration of ‘teleportation’ and the first stable ultra-cold molecules.

About Us_SolsTiS PlatformThe award-winning fully automated CW narrow linewidth SolsTiS Platform covers a broad wavelength range (210 nm - 4.5 μm)

Our product portfolio also includes the pulsed, broadly tunable Firefly IR, the high brightness Firefly THz, and the ultra-fast femtosecond and picosecond Ti:Sapphire laser Sprite, all with very different applications

We also work with industry, providing tailored laser solutions to help with materials processing and application development.

novel photonics systems and applications

Our dedicated innovation group partners with research bodies and commercial partners to develop novel light-based applications that have the potential to tackle problems in the fields of quantum technology, biophotonics and chemical sensing.

About Us_InnovationSkilled innovators, we are well versed in the commercialisation process 

Through the networks we have built and our approach to open innovation, we are able to support our customers in their efforts to commercialise new technologies. We are dedicated to helping the truly remarkable people we meet take novel science from the lab and out into the real world. 

gaining recognition for our work

Since 2006, our name has been associated with science, technology, innovation. We've been recognised by the Deloitte Technology Fast 50, Deloitte EMEA Fast 500 and Sunday Times Fast Track 100. We received the 2015 Institute of Physics Innovation Award and this year alone we've been selected by Bloomberg as one of its Business InnovatorsEverline as a Future 50 business, and awarded the prestigious 2016 Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation.

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Science knows no boundaries, neither do we

We now employ more than 75 staff around the world to support our customer base. Our global network of local offices in the USA, UK and Europe as well as our distributor network throughout the world means we're never far away.

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