Class 5 Photonics is dedicated to deliver high power femtosecond lasers that inspire the worldwide scientific and industrial community with the fastest, brightest and sharpest laser pulses commercially available to enable leading-edge scientists to understand how life, matter and interactions work and to find new ways to observe, manipulate or control diseases, structures and processes.
Growing and moving again - now to the DESY Innovation Village
WINNER OF SPIE PRISM AWARDS (LASERS)
WINNER OF LASERFOCUSWORLD INNOVATORS AWARD GOLD
Move to new headquarter at DESY campus
Launch of Supernova OPCPA and Supernova IR OPCPA
Launch of White Dwarf IR OPCPA
First delivery of a White Dwarf dual OPCPA to life-science customer
First customer contracts
Winner of the OptecNet Photonics Award (StartUp Challenge)
Class 5 Photonics was founded as a spin-off company of the German particle accelerator facility Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrontron DESY in Hamburg and launched the first product (White Dwarf OPCPA)
First demonstration of a 112 W burst-mode OPCPA system for the Free-Electron Laser FLASH at DESY
First demonstration of a 60 kHz repetition rate sub-10 fs, OPCPA with 2 W average power and 3 GW peak power in collaboration with the Institute of Applied Physics in Jena
Helmholtz Young Investigator Group for high power laser development at DESY founded. The group leader, Dr. Franz Tavella, and his group members are the later founding team of Class 5 Photonics
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