Thorlabs GmbH
Thorlabs GmbH
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Thorlabs serves laser and electro-optics markets with an extensive range of products for research, industrial, life science, medical, and educational applications. In addition to photonics components, modules, and devices, Thorlabs provides systemlevel solutions for optical coherence tomography, 3-axis precision measurements, fiber glass-processors, confocal, and multi-photon imaging systems.

Main activities
• Design, Development, and Manufacturing for R&D in Academia and Industry
• Microscopy and Imaging Solutions for Life Science Applications

• Optomechanical and Optical Components
• Vibration Isolation Systems and Optical Tables
• Laser and Light Sources
• Nanopositioning, Test & Measurement
• Optical Fibers and Fiber Components

Main areas of research and development
• Advanced Confocal and Multi-Photon Imaging and Adaptive Optics
• Fluoride Fiber Technology (-> O-Band Amplification)
• Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
• MidIR Laser Sources and Gas Spectroscopy

Special facilities
CNC Machine Shop for Customized Opto-Mechanical Components, Fiber Connectorization, Coating Facilities for Customized Optical Components, Large Assembly Facility for Customized Optical Isolators, Fiber Drawing Towers, InP & LiNbO3 Wafer Manufacturing and Packaging Facility

Technology partners
Boston Micromachines Corporation (BMC), Menlo Systems, idestaQE Quantum Electronics, PicoLuz, Praevium Research, Castor Optics

Current top technologies
Extensive Glass and Metal Fabrication Facilities, Semiconductor Fabs, Optical Fiber Towers, Facilities for Fiber Connectorization, Customized Isolator Assembly, MBE/MOCVD epitaxial wafer growth reactors, and Optics Coating.


Dr. Bruno Gross

Thorlabs GmbH
Münchner Weg 1
85232 Bergkirchen/Munich

Tel.: +49 8131 5956-0
Fax: +49 8131 5956-99