Optical Design Expertise

Deep Optics Knowledge +
Innovative Ideas

Intricate and in-depth knowledge of optical systems and technologies, gained through years of Carl Zeiss history, integrated into a full-service operation, allow for one-stop solutions from innovative design all the way through precision mass production.

Low Power
Reliable and

International Project Management

  • Experienced international and highly motivated project teams
  • Design-in support during all phases of product life cycle
  • Design to cost
  • Short time to market
  • Dedicated technical qualifications in optical, mechanical, electronics design, experimental know how, and Six Sigma

Optical Design

  • World class optical performance with highest optical efficiency
  • State-of-the-art optical design enabling low cost solutions and stable production processes
  • Light efficient illumination systems and high performance projection and image capturing systems
  • In-depth design knowledge of:
    • Spherical/aspherical/free form elements
    • Mirrors, filters, gratings, prisms
    • Diffractive and scattering optical elements
    • Solid state light sources
    • Display panels (DLP®, LCD, LCoS, OLED)
    • Sensors (photo diodes, CCD, CMOS)
    • Broad range of optical materials
    • Tools: Code V, Zemax, LightTools

Mechanical Design

  • Complex miniaturized systems
  • Precision mounting of optical components
  • Tool-based mechanical parts
  • Robust mechanical analysis (e.g. FEM)
  • Design of complex enclosures
  • Design for cost, manufacturing, environment and quality
  • Tools: Pro Engineer, Mechanica, Windchill

Electronics Design

  • System architecture for embedded devices
  • Miniaturized opto-electronical systems
  • High speed electronics for cameras and projection systems
  • Embedded software capabilities

Product Verification

  • Definition of test specifications and test methodology
  • Failure and design analysis
  • Product verification according to product specification and international standards
  • Material evaluation
  • Cooperation with certified external test centers

Supply Chain Management

  • Long-established supplier relationships
  • Early supplier involvement
  • RFQ and supplier selection process
  • Tool builds and part qualification control
  • Test and OQC strategies development
  • Potential strategic engagement evaluation

Manufacturing Engineering / New Product Introduction

  • Design for manufacturing, assembly, environment, quality and cost
  • High precision assembly technology development
  • Design of opto-mechanical assembly lines
  • Product and process transfer
  • Ramp up support

Sustaining Engineering

  • On-site technical ramp-up and life-cycle support
  • Product transfer support from design into manufacturing
  • Continuous verification of optical, mechanical and electronic components
  • Engineering change management

Design Prototyping

  • Prototyping & pre-volume manufacturing
  • Design and process verification
  • Product transfer into manufacturing sites

Sophisticated Facilities

  • Clean room
  • Variety of optical test equipment
  • Advanced assembly technologies