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In all areas of the Group we have comprehensive expertise in optoelectronics and deep experience in innovative technologies.

We connect all this with the needs of our customers, the knowledge of many partners at universities and institutes and the skills of our colleagues within our five divisions Lasers & Material Processing, Optical Systems, Industrial Metrology, Traffic Solutions and Defense & Civil Systems.

First-Class Optics for the Mauna Kea Observatory in Hawaii.

First-Class Optics for the Mauna Kea Observatory in Hawaii.

At the W. M. Keck Observatory in Hawaii, the new MOSFIRE spectrograph has been installed on the Keck I telescope since Spring 2012. MOSFIRE – Multi-Object Spectrometer For Infra-Red Exploration –is a much more powerful and faster instrument for detecting astronomical infrared images. Jenoptik fabricated the optical components for the new camera system in our Jupiter, FL facility.

Here's looking at you, kid!

Here's looking at you, kid!


Unplanned stroke of genius. The perfect antireflective coating, self-organizing: Fraunhofer Institute and Jenoptik are emulating moth's eyes with plasma etching.

Curling waves or camshaft ... cam standard for more quality.

Curling waves or camshaft ... cam standard for more quality.


Precision is their strictest requirement – and now the Jenoptik Industrial Metrology division is able to share their decades of experience with the highest German metrology authority once more. Together with the Federal Physical-Technical Institute, the division has developed excellent and extremely precise metrology solutions for the entire automobile industry.

Excellent laser technology

Excellent laser technology

Jenoptik draws on excellent cooperation to transfer research results into industrial products and specific applications, for example for highly efficient laser technology. It is exactly this kind of “Sharing Excellence” that has earned the Lasers & Material Processing division of Jenoptik three prices in 2012 and in 2013 one award.