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The RP Photonics Buyer's Guide

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Find hundreds of products and suppliers in the field of photonics, including laser technology, fiber optics and general optics and others.

We care about quality – for example, we check whether suppliers really offer certain products!

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Laser Design Services

The quality of a laser product is largely determined by its design and not just by the used parts.

Developing a good design requires a high technical competence and experience. Dr. Paschotta from RP Photonics offers can greatly help by

Note: with a trial-and-error approach you may waste a lot of time and resources. (Also consider time to market!) Therefore, competent help is the key for cost-efficient and lower-risk developments.

You may also involve us only if you got into trouble, but coming earlier is usually better.

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