TOPTICA Photonics AG
TOPTICA Photonics AG
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TOPTICA Photonics AG develops, manufactures and distributes sophisticated laser and laser system solutions with excellent coherence properties, wide tunability, fast switching and perfect beam profile. Applications are found in industry, industry-related and academic research, which are used globally as quality reference.

The company was founded in 1998 and today employs 340 people worldwide in six business units (TOPTICA Photonics AG, eagleyard Photonics GmbH, TOPTICA Projects GmbH, TOPTICA Photonics Inc. USA, TOPTICA Photonics KK Japan, and TOPTICA Photonics China).

We regularly offer bachelor, diploma and PhD students opportunities in our research and development group.

Fields of Activity

  • Biophotonics & Life Sciences: confocal and nonlinear microscopy, flow cytometry, screening
  • Test & Measurement: metrology, semiconductor inspection, interferometry, Terahertz spectroscopy, gas analytics
  • Quantum Optics: spectroscopy, atomic physics applications (laser cooling), LIDAR, laser guide stars for adaptive optics in astronomy


  • Tunable single-mode diode laser systems (190 nm to 3.5 μm) with up to 3 (20) watt optical power
  • High repetition rate femtosecond fiber laser systems for metrology, microscopy, and THz applications
  • OEM laser diode and multi-laser engines
  • Phase stable frequency combs
  • Terahertz systems for non-destructive testing of materials

Research & Development Activities

  • Coherence-optimized and stabilized short-wavelength diode lasers
  • Conversion of university technology in the field of tunable lasers into industrial applications

Special facilities

Coherence measurement tools, ultrafast electro-optical
measurements, highest resolution spectral measurements, optical wavefront sensing

Current top technologies

Femtosecond fiber lasers of the newest generation, multi-laser engines, compact THz spectroscopy kits,
high-power and high-coherence diode lasers, optical frequency combs


Dr. Wilhelm Kaenders,
Dr. Thomas Renner

TOPTICA Photonics AG
Lochhamer Schlag 19
82166 Gräfelfing

Tel.: +49 89 85 837 - 0
Fax: +49 89 85 837 - 200