Our story of success
ifw optronics can look back on decades of longterm expierence in the development and production of electro-optical components. Our location in Jena/Germany offers outstanding conditions for succesful cooperations of science and industry. Meanwhile our products are well known beyond the borders of the "Optical Valley Jena" and used worldwide.
|1981||founded as a centre for inhouse production and development of hybrid integrated circuits and electro-optical components for the demands of the company Carl Zeiss Jena|
|1990||service centre of the company JENOPTIK GmbH, development and production of components for inhouse demand and the open market|
|1992||increasing specialisation on electro-optical components with the main target on UV-detectors based on silicon carbide (SiC)|
|1995||JENOPTIK GmbH hands over the department to Günter-Köhler-Institut für Fügetechnik und Werkstoffprüfung GmbH - ifw jena|
|2009||outsourcing of ifw optronics GmbH as a 100% daughter of ifw jena|
|2012||photodiodes from ifw optronics on Mars|