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Acal BFi UK
Acal BFi have been active in Photonics since 1973 and offer a full range of products and services for the Photonics industry.  From light generation (lasers, diodes) and handling (optics, opto-mechanical, photoelastic modulators), to light detection (spectroscopy or photometry devices), we will provide the optimum solution for your application.
E16 website
ACKTAR Europe (ACM Coating GmbH)

Acktar is the world leader in ultra-black, light absorbing coatings and materials. Our deep black, light absorbing coatings and foils work in a broad wavelength range from UV thru VIS to IR. Main application fields for those ultra-black coatings are stray light suppression, Laser power absorption and high-emissivity coatings in the wide field of technical optics and photonics.

B16 website
Adept Optical
Supplying cost effective, high quality optical components and systems to many different industries, Adept Optical makes optics both affordable and accessible. Based in Edinburgh, Scotland, Adept Optical are well placed to serve customers both in the UK and abroad. As well as supplying standard/stock optics, Adept are also developing their own line of optical based products. Adept Optical are happy to work with new and existing customers to develop novel products and systems.
F11 website
Advanced Technical Recruitment
Advanced is a specialist recruiter with a long history in the Photonics, Optics, Laser, Vacuum and Instrumentation Industries. We will be exhibiting a range of vacancies and we will be available to speak with both Clients and Candidates.
E11 website
Aerotech Ltd
We design & manufacture the highest performance motion control, positioning tables/stages & positioning systems for our customers in industry, government, science, & research institutions around the world. Typical applications include Fibre alignment, beamline experiments & Industrial Laser micromachining systems to name a few.
E12 website
Alrad Imaging
Alrad Imaging will show a variety of CCD and CMOS cameras for use in Scientific and Industrial applications. A high dynamic range InGaAs SWIR camera will be featured. Megapixel Lenses and High Intensity LED lighting will complete the Imaging products offer.
C22 website
Alrad Photonics
Alrad Photonics will be showing a range of compact, low power, laser diode modules, including spot and line emitters and the StingRay series of high performance / high functionality structured light lasers. These will be complemented by a selection of optical components, including optical filters and diffraction gratings.
C21 website
Andor Technology
Andor is a global leader in the manufacture of high performance light measuring solutions that allow customers to perform light measurements that were previously considered impossible. With a portfolio spanning high-performance scientific digital cameras, spectrographs and microscopic systems Andor is a world leader in scientific imaging, spectroscopy systems and microscopy systems.
A04 website
AP Technologies
APT supply 445-1850nm laser diodes, modules & systems. Our LED solutions span 240-1850nm and we also offer IR emitters. Detectors include PbS & PbSe; Silicon Photomultipliers & Si photodiodes including VUV/electron sensitive devices and Visible/NIR single photon counting systems. APT also supply Liquid Crystal shutters, polarisation modulators & filters.
A14 website
Armstrong Optical Ltd
Founded in 1997, we are specialist suppliers of optical metrology instruments for both R&D & production. This includes interferometers for measuring shape, distance & thickness & instruments for MTF, optical centration, focal length & most optical parameters. In addition we supply chromatic confocal sensors, controllers & custom optical / mechanical assemblies. We are partners in the UK for Trioptics, SIOS, Precitec Optronik & other fine companies.
E31 website
Brinell Vision
An innovative UK manufacturer providing customer focussed thin film optical solutions. Our products protect & enhance the performance of the World’s most demanding applications in laser, display & instrumentation. Products:Brinell-CNG 532nm laser protection, NVIS and daylight readable coatings, heater & EMC shielding, laser eyewear, windows, curtains.
B20 website
Buhler UK
Coating systems for precision optics applications. Come and see for yourself the technological advantages of the industry proven Helios systems; the high-performance, production-proven SYRUSpro family; and the optical monitoring system 'OMS 5100', the guarantor of precision. In addition, Buhler are the UK agents for Borer Chemie precision cleaning solutions see us on stand F20.
F20 website
We supply custom designed high-end, high performance, image sensors. In order to do that, it does internal R&D and external R&D as part of the turn-key development for its customer base and it manages the volume production phase afterwards.
B05 website
CASIX celebrates 25 Years of optics manufacture this year.  We focus on manufacturing high quality crystals, precision optics components and optical sub-assemblies in optical communications, commercial lasers, instrumentation, surveying & scanning and medical markets. Casix now offers high damage threshold coatings for high power laser optics.
E32 website
Centre for Process Innovation
The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) is a UK based technology innovation centre and the process arm of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult. Established to support the UK process manufacturing industry, CPI collaborates with universities, SMEs and large corporates to help overcome innovation challenges and develop next generation products and processes.
IL02 website
COMSOL is a global provider of simulation software for product design and research to technical enterprises, research labs, and universities. Its COMSOL Multiphysics® product is an integrated software environment for creating physics-based models and simulation apps. A particular strength is its ability to account for coupled or multiphysics phenomena. COMSOL’s analysis tools cover applications including optics and photonics, RF and microwave, semiconductor processes, molecular flow, and MEMS, to name a few.
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Cotec develops and provides systems, materials and equipment for PVD thin film technologies. Long experience in thin film coating processes combined with continuous research and development are the key factors for improved materials and parts i.e. evaporation materials, sources and accessories, sputtering targets and "easy-to-clean" coatings.
D11 website
Cranfield University - Centre for Engineering Photonics
We develop optical sensing technology and novel photonic based instrumentation to tackle challenging measurement problems, whilst offering scope for more speculative, blue skies research. We are an internationally leading research centre for optical sensing and instrumentation. Our expertise is truly multi-disciplinary covering technology used within aerospace, agrifood, energy, environment, health, transport and manufacturing.
A16 website
Crystran Ltd
At Crystran we are optical engineers specialising in fabricating components from IR and UV materials. The materials that we work with are mainly crystal or innovative glasses used for their particular transmission properties, from which we derive the name of our company.
E21 website
Delta Optical Thin Films
Delta Optical Thin Film is a world-leading manufacturer of optical thin film coatings with more than fifty years of experience. In the 1960s, Delta Optical Thin Film pioneered optical monitoring techniques to control deposition. With its unique and advanced optimisation software to match customers’ particular optical specifications, Delta Optical Thin Film ensures a fast and efficient design process.
E41 website
DM Optics Ltd
We are a supplier of test equipment and accessories for the Photonics/Optical fibre and Electronics markets. We supply optical spectrum analyzers, lasers and optical power meters to production & research companies, as well as OTDRs and fusion splicers to the fibre installation market. We also have a range of electronic test equipment including oscilloscopes and signal generators.
A06 website

Electro Optics / Imaging & Machine Vision Europe
Leading Europe-wide publication for the photonics industry, covering business, applications and technology. Supported by a regularly-updated website, and two monthly email newsletters, it is the primary source of information for anyone looking to do business in photonics.
E24 website
Elliot Scientific
Leading manufacturer and distributor of lasers, high-brightness and LED light sources, optics, fibre-optics, sensors and instrumentation, vibration control platforms, positioning systems, optical tweezers, and materials characterization systems.
B10 website
Exception EMS-Fabrinet
Based in the UK, with overseas manufacturing strategically placed in the USA and Thailand, our expertise in the specification, design, NPI, assembly and test of complex printed circuit boards with careful attention to design for manufacture and risk adverse supply chain solutions maximises the life cycle of your product and minimises early obsolescence.
E32 website
Fiberguide Industries
Fiberguide provides efficient, cost-effective, practical fiber optic solutions engineered to meet specific needs of our customers worldwide. We specialize in manufacturing large core specialty optical fiber, high temperature metalized optical fibers, and we package these fibers in a variety of assemblies / bundles used for optical power delivery and optical sensing applications.
B01 website
Fraunhofer UK Research
Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest application-oriented research organisation. Our research efforts are geared entirely to people’s needs: health, security, communication, energy and the environment. As a result, the work undertaken by our researchers and developers has a significant impact on people’s lives.
IL04 website
Hamamatsu Photonics
Hamamatsu will introduce the ORCA-Flash4.0 series of scientific CMOS cameras, now featuring an exceptional 82% peak quantum efficiency and combining high sensitivity, resolution and speed – perfect for routine fluorescence microscopy through to super-resolution imaging.
C01 website
Hellma UK
We produce high quality optical materials for various applications from deep UV to IR. Our product portfolio includes Lithotec® calcium fluoride, barium fluoride, laser crystals and scintillation crystals supplied to diverse markets including Microlithography, Excimer Laser Optics, Analytical Instrumentation, Astronomy, Defense and more.
D01 website
High Finesse GmbH
We offer wavelength meters with large spectral range for high speed measurement of lasers. The optical unit consists of temperature-controlled Fizeau-based interferometers. The high absolute accuracy is achieved by use of solid state, non-moving optics, giving the significant advantage of the absence of mechanical moving parts.
D20 website
This HORIBA division is the market-leading supplier of components and systems for fluorescence lifetime measurements, supporting a wide range of applications in leading-edge university and industrial research and development.
F21 website
Ibsen Photonics
We develop & manufacture transmission diffraction grating components & grating-based spectrometer modules. Our grating components are used in a broad range of applications in diverse industries. Our spectrometer modules are used in sensor systems & spectroscopy applications such as absorption and florescence spectroscopy, Optical Coherence Tomography, Raman Spectroscopy, & Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy.
C23 website
Island Optics Ltd
A high quality optics manufacturing business specialising in precision flats such as mirrors, windows, beamsplitters, polarisers etc. We provide high quality optics at a reasonable price & with a fast delivery. Our manufacturing equipment includes five 48” polishing machines, several smaller polishing machines and a 12” interferometer. We can manufacture optics up to 500mm diameter.
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Lambda Photometrics
Lambda Photometrics are a leading supplier of characterisation, measurement and analysis equipment. Representing world leading manufacturers and providing full consultation & application support, we specialise in laser systems & accessories, optical metrology & IR test, microscopy, spectroscopy, vision systems, fibre optics, scientific instrumentation and electronic test & measurement solutions.
D10 website
Laser 2000 (UK)
Laser 2000 serves the market since nearly 25 years with state-of-the-art photonic and optoelectronic products. Our range includes lasers and laser safety, cameras, motion control, optics, LED light sources, adaptive optics, and much more. By understanding our customers' needs as well as the capabilities of our large range of standard or custom-made products, we help to find the best possible solution.
C13 website
Laser Components (UK) Ltd
We supply optoelectronics-related components for the creation, guidance and detection of light.  We serve a range of industries - laser industry, medical, military and automotive.   As a manufacturer, we specialise in delivering custom solutions.
D15 website
Laser Lines Ltd
Laser Lines, a leading supplier of lasers and accessories, are exhibiting Cobolt DPSS, diode and pulsed lasers, including the ultra-compact DPL, Photonics Industries DPSS pulsed lasers and KMLabs ultrafast lasers. Gentec power meters, monitors & beam profilers including the new USB Integra will also be exhibited, plus Opto4u optomechanics and more from our wide range of products.
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Laser Support Services
We distribute quality new and used lasers and laser products worldwide. Our supplies include optical mounts, positioners, precision apertures, optics, optical tables, IR cameras, viewers and safety eyewear, and most makes of ion lasers can be supported by our established repair service. NEW “One Stop One Shop” at Harwell offering engineers, scientists & researchers the opportunity to touch, test, view all our products.
D03 website
Light Tec
Light Tec offers optical design tools and optical engineering services. Our offering includes; optical design software tools (Code V, LightTools, LucidShape, RSOFT) + technical support and training, scattering measurement tools including the development and sales of industrial products (“Mini-Diff” and “Reflet”). With our highly-skilled team of optical engineers, we also offer consulting and measurement services.
E02 website
Lumenera Corporation
As a global market leader Lumenera provides an extensive range of high quality digital cameras with unique combinations of speed, resolution and sensitivity to satisfy the demands of today's imaging applications. Lumenera also offers custom design services to OEM partners requiring specialized hardware and software features.
C40 website
Manx Precision Optics
Manx Precision Optics is a manufacturer of coated and uncoated high precision optical components. Our wide experience and modern production facility allows us to offer fast delivery at competitive prices even for specialist components. We also hold a wide range of stock. Please contact us or visit our website for more information.
D12 website
MKS Instruments, Inc.
A global provider of instruments, subsystems and process control solutions that measure, control, power, monitor, and analyze critical parameters of advanced manufacturing processes to improve process performance and productivity. Our products are derived from our core competencies in pressure measurement and control, flow measurement and control, gas and vapor delivery, gas composition analysis, residual gas analysis, leak detection, control technology, ozone generation and delivery, RF & DC power, reactive gas generation, vacuum technology, lasers, photonics, sub-micron positioning, vibration isolation, and optics.
E20 website
MotionLink Ltd
Supplier of a wide range of Motion Control components and complete systems to customer specification. From Galil and ACS Motion Controllers, AMC Servo Drives, Gurley Rotary and Linear Encoders to Piezo stages from Micronix USA. As well as High accuracy linear and rotary stages from Primatics Inc. and Custom Positioning systems designed and manufactured in the UK using our own standard and bespoke Linear and Rotary stages.
E23 website
Novus Light Technologies Today
Novus Light Technologies Today is produced by a worldwide team of expert editors who provides the leaders of today and tomorrow with insightful, original reporting and in-depth news and analysis through a powerful combination of traditional journalism and today’s online technology.
E22 website
Ohara is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of optical glass, glass ceramic, fused silica, wafers and polished substrates.  For almost 80 years, we supply our excellent products successfully into many challenging optical and optoelectronical key technologies. We serve the European market with a 24 hours delivery service from our branch office in Hofheim/Germany. 
B15 website
Omniscan Ltd
We are a supplier of surface analysis instrumentation and metrology solutions to industry and academia. We provide instrumentation and consulting for measurement of surface roughness, waviness and shape; layer thickness and optical properties ranging from the sub-nanometer to the cm scales along with surface modification and laser lithography.
E30 website is editorially aligned to core growth sectors within photonics, and delivers the latest information on research and industry news, including: market trends, product releases, commercial applications, business analysis and financial updates, as well as a comprehensive buyers guide and career centre.
B11 website
We offer a cost-effective custom fabrication of precision optical components for a large variety of applications and market niches. We supply a broad range of spherical and aspherical glass components, infra-red diamond turning processing, flat-surfaced components, micro-optical components and rods for the medical industry, glass molding and optical coatings.
C11 website
Optoelectronics Research Centre
The ORC is a globally-leading photonics research institute. Pioneers of major developments in technology, including the fibre laser and the optical fibres and amplifiers that power the internet, we use our decades of experience, scientific expertise and industrial awareness to deliver solutions to real-world problems, spanning from aerospace and manufacturing to energy and healthcare.
IL01 website
Orion Photonics
Orion Photonics provide high performance thin film coatings that are used in a variety of critical applications such as aircraft cockpit displays, defence, lasers and instrumentation. The company works closely with its customers to develop new and innovative solutions.
E33 website
P & T Consulting
P&T Consulting Ltd will be promoting the Products and Services of Materion Advanced Chemicals Inc and Thin Film Center Inc along with its own Optical Thin Film Consultancy and Training Services.
F17 website
Phase Photonics
Phase Photonics aims to build the finest tools for spectroscopy. At Photonex we will be presenting our new products for hyperspectral imaging, the FineSight (extremely high sensitivity spectrometer) and the RapidSight high speed spectrometer (80,000 spectra/s). All of our products are cost-effective and suitable for OEM applications and lab use.  
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Photonic Solutions
Photonic Solutions is the leading supplier of photonics products to the UK scientific market.  At Photonex, we will be showcasing Oxxius’s range of DPSS and diode lasers, the Q-Smart compact, pulsed Nd:YAG laser from Quantel, TCSPC equipment from B&H, miniature spectrometers from Ocean Optics, the Altair QCW,fs fiber laser from Spark Lasers together with Light Conversion’s series of fs lasers for micromachining.
E10 website
Photonics Technologies
We offer a wide range of spectroscopic essentials for your spectroscopy solutions in the areas of modulation & detection, beam control and beam analysis, as well as spectroscopic cells available with a wide selection of high purity atomic & molecular fillings & buffer gases.  We offer the latest products in the Quantum Technologies field to create cold & ultracold matter.
D20 website
PHOTONIS is a global manufacturer of electro-optic components used in the detection of ions, electrons and photons. We innovate and engineer quality components for integration into a variety of applications such as night vision optics, digital cameras, mass spectrometry, physics research, space exploration and many others.
A13 website
Photon Lines
Photon Lines Ltd is a growing and respected supplier of photonics and optoelectronics products in UK and Ireland. The company enjoys many successful national and overseas associations with clients and suppliers. New suppliers include ArgoLight SA, Femtoeasy, STIL SA and Zolix Instruments as well as key products from General Photonics and Azur Light Systems.
C03 website
Global award winning technology solutions leader established in 1969, Photronics offers a complete array of Photomask solutions for customers manufacturing semiconductors, IC’s, FPD’s, Optoelectronics, Sensors, MEMS and much more.  From Copy masks & routine wafer production at 250nm and above to advanced reticle applications at 7nm & EUV.  Local manufacturing in UK & Germany - access our global network via local support. 
B04 website
PI will display positioning products, appropriate for use in the fast and accurate alignment of optical components and measurement samples. Included will be ultrasonic motor driven stages, Hexapod multiaxis positioning robots and low cost lever amplified piezo actuators.
E15 website
Princeton Instruments
Provides state-of-the-art CCD, ICCD, EMCCD, emICCD, X-Ray and InGaAs cameras; spectrometers; spectrographs; imaging systems; optics and coatings that are key to the success of your application.
E40 website
Pro-Lite Technology
Leading supplier of equipment for light measurement and analysis. We now have an exciting range of hyperspectral and multispectral imagers including push-broom and snapshot imagers as well as hyperspectral microscopy. We will also be exhibiting new, high-sensitivity, Raman spectrometers, OEM spectral sensors, OCT instrumentation, volume phase gratings, optical filters and safety eyewear.
E01 website
Pycko Scientific
We supply a range of Radiological Monitoring Equipment to The Nuclear Industry, C.B.R.N., The Oil & Gas Industry, Hospitals and Research Markets. Success in these areas has led to us becoming the UK distributor for major worldwide manufacturers and because we represent a range of companies we are bringing new products to your market area to solve your radiological monitoring challenges.
C41 website
Pyser Optics
Pyser is a specialist independent British manufacturer and supplier of precision optical and electro-optical equipment and associated components.
A12 website

Raptor Photonics
Raptor is a leader in the design and development of next generation digital camera solutions for surveillance, scientific and industrial markets. With access to some of the most sensitive sensors in the world we have developed a range of standard camera designs offering different features and benefits in terms of resolution, speed, sensitivity, cooling, wavelength optimisation, exposure and triggering all packaged into our small and ruggedly designed cameras.

E17 website
Santec Europe
Established in 1979, Santec is a global photonics engineering company and a leading manufacturer of Tuneable Lasers, Optical Test and Measurement Instruments, and Advanced Optical Components. Santec’s tuneable lasers and test systems are known for high resolution, high accuracy, and high wavelength stability for high performance in photonics devices characterization.
B18 website
Scanwel Imaging
WORKING WITH CARBON NANOTUBES, MEMS or CELLS? Introducing the miBot: the world's smallest commercial micromanipulator. Speak to us about AFM and Scanning Probe Microscopes. Surface Analysis and Electron Microscopes. High reliability, hermetic sealing technologies and bonding techniques for advanced materials. Heating jackets, heating tapes and cables.
F10 website
Scitec Instruments
Scitec Instruments will be exhibiting examples from a range of UV, visible and IR DPSS and diode lasers. Other exhibits will include the company’s high-stability variable frequency optical choppers and analogue lock-in amplifiers.
C10 website

Scorpion Vision
Scorpion Vision are the UK distributor of HIK Vision, the leading Chinese manufacturer of machine vision components. HIK Vision are launching a new range of quality machine vision products with a very aggressive pricing strategy. The software drivers and SDK that are available with these cameras are well developed and compatible with most machine vision standards and software applications and can therefore be used out-of-the-box as a direct replacement to other cameras. Scorpion Vision will be demonstrating a range of camera products and low cost vision processors at their stand at Photonex 2017.
B11 website
SLS Optics Ltd
Suppliers of standard, custom and OEM laser optics from UV to near IR.  Fabry-Perot solid and air-spaced etalons with matched flatness up to λ/200. Applications include: semiconductor processing, telecommunications, industrial, medical and scientific.
B02 website
Spectrogon UK Ltd
Spectrogon is an independent manufacturer of optical components. Our two main product lines are Thin Film Optical Coatings and Holographic Diffraction Gratings. Our Thin Film Coating products include a wide range of Optical Filters, including Bandpass, Broad Bandpass, Long Pass, Short Pass and Neutral Density Filters.

A07 website
Stemmer Imaging
Stemmer Imaging will have a multi-camera demonstration of very high-resolution cameras. Other camera technologies being demonstrated will include smart cameras, multi-camera compact vision systems and near infrared (NIR) cameras. Important imaging components such as lasers, LED lighting and high-resolution lenses will also be on show.
C20 website
Taylor Hobson Ltd - Ametek Ultra Precision Technologies
Taylor Hobson is an ultra-precision technology company operating at the highest levels of accuracy within the field of surface and form metrology. We provide contact and non-contact measurement solutions to the most demanding applications on a global basis, with a worldwide infrastructure to support our clients, wherever they may be.
B03 website
Thermal Vision Research
Thermal Vision Research Ltd has the experience, knowledge and time to spend with you during the selection process to ensure you have the right thermal imaging equipment, software, training and back-up.
D32 website
Thorlabs Ltd
Thorlabs designs, develops & manufactures building blocks for the Photonics industry, including optomechanics, motion control electronics, nanopositioning stages, fiber & optical components, laser diodes, tunable lasers, and vibration isolation systems. In addition, we can provide system-level solutions including complete OCT & imaging systems, like confocal & adaptive scanning optical microscopes.
C15 website
Toptica Photonics
Modern biomedical research often involves advanced laser microscopy. TOPTICA’s laser solutions cater for almost all biophotonics applications. Tunable lasers account for the variety of fluorescent labels. Pulsed lasers enable fluorescent lifetime imaging microscopy (FLIM). And ultrafast lasers use non-invasive methods relying on multi-photon excitation.
D20 website
UQG (Optics) Ltd
Manufacturers and supplies an extensive range of optical components, technical glasses and services.  We make to custom sizes and also have standard stock sizes for immediate despatch. Our product range includes - fused silica windows, Schott® filters, sapphire windows and quartz lenses. Contract polishing and glass cutting services.
D21 website
Vision Engineering
Formed in 1958, Vision Engineering Ltd. is an award-winning manufacturer of patented ergonomic stereo microscopes, digital microscopes and non-contact measuring systems. Vision Engineering Manufacturing Optical Services (VEMOS) offer comprehensive design, manufacturing and commercialisation packages, coordinating customer requirements from bespoke designed prototypes, through to mass production projects and all aspects of purchasing, shipping and subsequent marketing. The Optical Services Division advises, consults & provides the most appropriate range of optics including lenses, prisms, beam-splitters, substrates, digital cameras & optical accessories.
C14 website
Vortex Optical Coatings Ltd
Optical filters and coating - Experts in coating/filter design, offering exceptionally quick, competitively priced prototyping service and production volume capability for all spectral regions, including UV, Visible and Infra Red. ‘Coating Only’ service also available, a wealth of experience, call us to discuss your needs.
C43 website
Yelo Ltd
Yelo is a leading manufacturer of automated test equipment for the Photonics and Electronics industries.  We specialise in manufacturing equipment that tests the reliability of laser devices which are used in Photonic Integrated Circuits (PIC's). These laser devices are used in Data Centers and in Telecommunications to carry information.
F15 website

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updated: 16-Mar-2018


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