History & Innovations
nanoplus Nanosystems and Technologies GmbH, Germany, is an ISO 9001:14001 certified supplier of semiconductor devices and one of the leading manufacturers of lasers for gas sensing applications.
The success of nanoplus is based on a unique and patented concept for the fabrication of DFB laser sources.
nanoplus is a SME and was founded in 1998 as a spin off from Würzburg University. The following overview quickly outlines the history of nanoplus:
February 1999 - Foundation of nanoplus Nanosystems and Technologies GmbH
- Starting point: license agreement for laterally coupled DFB lasers
- Since then: continuous upgrade in equipment and products
September 2001 – Start of device production at production facility in Gerbrunn
- First 250 m2 clean room facility established including complete process line for laser fabrication and corresponding device characterization
January 2009 – New production facility in Meiningen
- Processing site for expanded capacity
January 2014 – Second clean room facilities in Meiningen completed
- Equipped for high volume production
January 2017 – nanoplus opens US subsidiary in Boulder, Colorado
nanoplus America, Inc.
- Offers all high-precision lasers and OEM modules of nanoplus
- Provides technological advice, sales assistance and after sales service
- Includes small scale production and characterization laboratory
nanoplus today - One of the leading manufacturers of laser sources for gas sensing
Within less than 20 years nanoplus has become the worldwide no. 1 for DFB laser sources in the gas sensing business. We are the key supplier for the top equipment manufacturers in the gas sensing industry.
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Highlights & Innovations
Being at the forefront of developing laser technology, nanoplus is proud to have introduced the worldwide firsts:
cw MIR LEDs (also known as ICLED) and DFB ICLs up to 6.5 µm
EPIC Online Technology Meeting on Increasingly Important Role for Mid-Infrared PhotonicsWatch Dr. Johannes Koeth's talk on nanoplus Distributed Feedback and Fabry-Pérot Lasers, Superluminescent Diodes and Mid-Infrared LEDs