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
Services • 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
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.
CEO Dr. Bruno Gross
Thorlabs GmbH Münchner Weg 1 85232 Bergkirchen/Munich