Mirconeedles printed with Quantum X shape Mirconeedles printed with Quantum X shape
Fully populated 8” master fabricated by step and repeat nanoimprint lithography (NIL) from a 2GL-printed single die master. Fully populated 8” master fabricated by step and repeat nanoimprint lithography (NIL) from a 2GL-printed single die master.
Lensed fiber array Lensed fiber array

Make your pioneering ideas a reality

Take advantage of the prototyping speed, amazing design freedom and straightforward workflow of 3D printing, and combine it with the precision and performance of Two-Photon Polymerization (2PP). So nothing can stop your ideas in nano-, micro- and millimeter scale. Benefit from wafer-scale batch production up to 6” wafers and with print volumes of up to 30 cubic centimeters in one pass.

We are ready to help you decide on a microfabrication system that fits your application scenario. Get first ideas on these pages for applications in scientific research, in industrial mastering for subsequent high-volume production and in industrial manufacturing.

Scientific microfabrication for pioneering innovations

For science and research, the Nanoscribe technology of 2PP-based microfabrication has matured into a truly key technology. Groundbreaking research results based on our microfabrication systems have been highlighted in more than 1,800 peer-reviewed journal publications. Our specialized microfabrication systems enable new research designs and drive innovation in virtually all fields of science, thanks to their exceptional versatility, compatibility with a wide range of printable materials, and easy-to-use software tools.

Life sciences

Array of microneedles printed with Quantum X bio

Enter the world of cell culturing, tissue engineering, live cell printing, biosensing, biomedical devices and more


Embedded spinneret directly 3D-printed into a microfluidic channel system

Master the world of microfluidic structures for filtering, mixing, pumping, measuring up to lab-on-a-chip concepts


Compound lens system with three stacked aspherical lenses 3D-printed with IP-S

Go beyond classic microoptical designs and print aspherical, diffractive, hybrid, freeform and compound microoptics

Integrated photonics

array to array coupling

Drive the miniaturization of optical and optoelectronic components for sensing, imaging and optical data processing

Materials engineering

Array of bioinspired adhesive microstructures

Taylor material properties by material composition and geometric design, with no manufacturing constraints

Micromechanics and MEMS

A bowtie-like auxetic structure 3D printed on a MEMS actuator

Open up the world of micromechanical parts, moving or rotating devices and micro-electro-mechanical systems

Industrial mastering for efficient high-volume manufacturing

If you plan to set up high-volume production for complex-shaped 2.5D structures, our Quantum X system based on Two-Photon Grayscale Lithography (2GL®) is an ideal tool. The master templates are a perfect fit for various high-volume replication processes. Their unmatched precision and accuracy can be transferred to mass production of e.g. diffractive optical elements, freeform or hybrid microoptics, patterned functional surfaces and microfluidic systems. Learn more about appropriate replication technologies.

Mastering and replication

Fully populated 8” master fabricated by step and repeat nanoimprint lithography (NIL)

Transfer novel 2.5D designs with unmatched precision and accuracy to high-volume production

Nanoimprint lithography

8 inch wafer

Take advantage of nanoscale features and an industry-proven technology for wafer-level production

Micro injection molding

pmma replicas

Benefit from the scalability of injection molding down to submicron features and really high volumes

2.5D refractive microoptics

Densely packed microlens array

Apply the design freedom and optical quality of 2GL for truly outstanding optical concepts

2.5D diffractive microoptics

In this application a DOE is projecting a test target on a white screen

Fabricate multi-level DOEs in one step, as prototypes for direct use or master for tooling in series production

Industrial manufacturing solutions for photonics packaging

Our highest resolution 3D printer with 3D printing capabilities aligned in nanoprecision also feature automatic tilt correction, ensuring lowest coupling losses when printing microoptical components directly onto optical fibers and photonic chips. Let us inspire you with new manufacturing possibilities for applications in photonics packaging, optical sensor systems, MEMS or microfluidics.

Photonics packaging

With fiber core detection and the confocal scan module, aligned 3D printing of high-quality micro-optics directly on fibers or on chips becomes feasible

3D print efficient miniaturized imaging optics or optical interconnects for photonic integration

Photonics assembly service

lensed fiber array

Benefit from the manufacturing service for 3D printed lensed fiber arrays provided by our partner PHIX B.V.

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