TOPTICA – Your Laser Partner for Advanced Photonics
Key Figures (2011/12)
Founded: 1998 (1995)
Legal form: Aktiengesellschaft (AG)
TOPTICA – All over the world.
TOPTICA is a privately held technology driven company, which develops and sells diode and ultrafast fiber lasers for scientific and industrial applications. The company sets its own challenge to regularly present exciting product innovations and world firsts. Click here for more informations
TOPTICA – Innovations since 1995
TeraFlash - Versatile time-domain spectroscopy platform.
|2011||First technique for active coherence control of diode lasers (CHARM).|
High coherence, high power diode laser BlueMode expanded to green and red wavelengths.
iChrome MLE: First multi-laser engine with COOL fiber coupling technology.
TOPTICA presents permanently fiber-coupled iBeam smart PT.
“First light” for Laser Guide Star in evaluation setup at Public Observatory Ottobeuren.
TOPTICA sells TILL Photonics to FEI.
|2009||First superchrome tunable ps fiber laser (iChrome). |
First coherent high power 405 nm diode laser.
First diode/fiber based guide star laser.
TOPTICA presents full pro ECDL series (DL pro, TA pro, SHG/FHG pro).
TOPTICA acquires TILL Photonics.
|2008||US subsidiary TOPTICA Photonics Inc. moves to Victor / Rochester NY. |
OEM Yb ps ultrafast fiber lasers.
First high precision cw THz system (< 10 MHz).
First iBeam 488 diode laser.
|2007||TOPTICA introduces DL pro, next generation ECDL.|
THz generation activities started with both cw & fs lasers.
|2006||ISO 9001:2000 Certification of quality management system. (download of certificate)|
TA 670, 500 mW, first high power single frequency visible diode laser.
|2005||TOPTICA moves to a new 2500 sqm facilities in Graefelfing / Munich.|
TA-FHG - first frequency-quadrupled diode-based UV laser.
HUSKY, first reference drive for BD/HD discs.
|2004||FFS - first tunable femtosecond fiber lasers.|
|2003||The iBeam / iPulse product line becomes successor of PVLS.|
|2002||US subsidiary TOPTICA Photonics Inc. is incorporated in Westfield, MA.|
|2001||XTRA 300 mW industrial single-mode laser system for Raman spectroscopy.|
TA-SHG - first frequency doubled semiconductor amplified ECDL.
|2000||PVLS, first industrial violet diode laser for computer-to-plate printing (Laser Focus World award 2001).|
Product launch of MediaTest-I static disc tester.
|1999||First commercial violet tunable diode laser based on Nichia violet laser diode (405 nm).|
|1998||Company foundation under name TuiOptics GmbH.|
VersaTest-I versatile dynamic disc tester (in cooperation with Prof. Masud Mansuripur).
TA 100 amplified tunable ECDL based on tapered amplifier chips.
|1995||Establishment of "Diode Laser" department at TuiLaser AG.|
DL 100, first commercial tunable Littrow ECDL (in cooperation with Prof. Haensch).