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Jenoptik increases capacity and support with new photolithography equipment

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Jenoptik is responding to the growing demand for high performance microoptics used in fiber optic communications, semiconductors, biophotonics and defense applications with the installation of new photolithography equipment.

Jay Kumler, President of Jenoptik Optical Systems in North America, commented, "We are investing in differentiating technologies, increasing cleanroom capacity, advanced equipment and employees. The new photolithography equipment represents Jenoptik’s most recent financial and technical commitment to advancing state-of-the-art microoptics fabrication.”

With new automated production ready photolithography equipment, Jenoptik is able to increase our capacity and support:

  • larger wafer diameters
  • tighter specifications
  • higher resolution for larger diffraction angles.

Gregg Borek, VP Microoptics and General Manager of Huntsville, AL Operations, added, “We are committed to continuing to meet our customers’ expectations for a stable and reliable high volume manufacturing environment.”

The new photolithography equipment investment follows recent investments in cleanroom environment, new etching equipment, better wafer handling and cleaning equipment.

Leading equipment manufacturers around the globe also rely on Jenoptik’s products to build digital projection, mobile devices, augmented reality, industrial automation and connected vehicles. Our optical systems are helping lead the digital transformation and internet of things.

Jenoptik looks forward to the new opportunities these investments will provide and the partnerships that will result. For additional information on Jenoptik’s capabilities visit us at The Optical Networking and Communication Conference & Exhibition – OFC booth #4801, March 5-7 in San Diego.

About Jenoptik’s Light & Optics division

The Light & Optics division is a global OEM supplier of solutions and products based on photonics technologies. Jenoptik provides a broad portfolio of technologies combined with deep experience of more than 25 years in the fields of optics, laser technology, digital imaging, opto-electronics and sensors. Our customers are leading machine and equipment suppliers working in areas such as semiconductor equipment, laser material processing, healthcare & life science, industrial automation, automotive & mobility and safety, as well as in research institutes.

As a development and production partner, the Light & Optics division focuses on advancing cutting-edge technologies to improve our customers' system performance and ultimately realize product outcomes that reach new heights enabled by our highly-integrated photonic solutions. The systems, modules and components based on photonics technologies help our customers overcome their future challenges.


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