Precision.
Dependability.
Expertise.

Since 2003, we’ve provided our customers
the highest-quality laser solutions – when they
need it, how they need it, all across the globe.

About IPS

Founded in August 2003, Innovative Photonic Solutions (IPS) provides high-performance semiconductor diode light source systems based upon our proprietary wavelength stabilization technologies. Our Hybrid External Cavity Laser (HECL) allows us to effectively select a specific “slice” of the spectrum. This “spectrum slicing” technology has been successfully applied to both single-mode and multi-mode lasers and super-luminescent diodes (SLDs) and offers our customers the ability to define both the wavelength and spectral bandwidth, along with output power. This technology has enabled the widespread use of narrow-linewidth semiconductor laser sources in numerous diverse applications, especially the field of Raman spectroscopy.

Just as important as our technical design capacities, we take pride in offering superior customer support and on-time delivery. Our philosophy is that our customer’s success is directly linked to our success. We partner with our clients to offer custom and semi-custom solutions that are ideal for their systems. Because we design and manufacture “in-house,” and our products are modular by design, we have tremendous flexibility and can offer this support on many different levels.

Our long history of innovation has commercialized products that range from components as basic as a TO-56 or 14-pin BF packaged diodes, to OEM modules including drive electronics and software, to UL/CE and IEC certified lasers to OEM Raman spectroscopy engines to complete custom designed systems. Give us your toughest problems…we will give you Innovative Photonic Solutions.

IPS was acquired in 2018 by Metrohm AG of Herisau, Switzerland to expand its spectroscopy portfolio with industry leading solutions.

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Founded in 2003

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Superior Support

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On-Time Delivery

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Custom Solutions

Our Facility

Our 56,000 square foot facility contains multiple research and development laboratories, a class 10,000 clean room with ESD dissipative flooring throughout for production and is equipped with high precision positioning and die attachment equipment; specialty fiber alignment, splicing, and connectorizing; test and characterization instrumentation; high-power burn in fixturing; and advanced metrology microscopy to facilitate product development and production.

Management Team

Nancy
Morris

VP of Operations

25+ years of Diode Laser Processing & Manufacturing Experience (Co-Founder of Innovative Photonic Solutions)

Previously: Co-Founder & Director Operations – Princeton Lightwave; Member Technical Staff – Sarnoff Corp.

Rutgers University – BS Chemistry; University of Pennsylvania – MSEE

Greg
Charache

VP of Engineering

25+ years of High-Power Optoelectronics Experience (lasers, detectors, photovoltaic cells)

Previously: Lockheed Martin, Princeton Lightwave, TRUMPF Photonics

University of Delaware- BSEE, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute- MS, PhD EE

Juan
Ruiz

Head of Photonics Production

20 years of high-power Diode Laser Processing & Manufacturing Experience. 

Previously: Engineering Manager of Laser Diode Assembly, TRUMPF Photonics

Rutgers University – BS Materials Engineering

Abigail Bauer

Sales and Marketing Manager

10 years of Sales & Marketing experience in the Photonics industry.

Previously: RPMC Lasers, Inc. 

Lindenwood University – BA