Nuclear Instrumentation Solutions

Nuclear Instrumentation

Our Nuclear Instrumentation team designs and manufactures Neutron and Gamma Detectors for extreme environments.

Defence solutions


Photonis offers various solutions for defence related applications. For superior night time vision, you can trust our image intensifier tubes and low-light imaging products to help you see in the dark.

Security and Surveillance Solutions

Security and Surveillance

Photonis offers a variety of solutions to help address the security and surveillance needs of today’s most critical scenarios.

Space and Physics Solutions

Science and Space

Photonis is a development partner in providing innovative solutions for space applications. We offer sensors and detectors for physics and analytical research, for detection and imaging applications. 

Medical Solutions


Photonis detectors are used in cutting edge medical technology to help provide the best possible care for patients. We understand the need for these devices to perform as specified in a routine manner.


Analytical Instrumentation

Photonis is the global leader in the development and manufacture of ion, electron and photon detectors along with a broad range of critical technologies for analytical instruments and all mass spectrometry techniques.

Innovate with us and reveal the invisible!



Photonis France became a member of the Groupement des Industriels Français de l'Energie Nucléaire (GIFEN - French Nuclear Energy Industry Group), the new professional organisation representing the French nuclear industry. The GIFEN, act as the mouthpiece for the French nuclear industry, which is composed of 3,600 companies and counts 220,000 jobs.
Update Coronavirus
April 3 2020
Photonis keeps a close eye on the developments regarding the Corona virus and took several safety and security measures.



Photonis keeps a close eye on the developments regarding the Corona virus and took several safety and security measures.

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Innovate with us and reveal the invisible!


Photonis is a global manufacturer of electro-optic solutions used in the detection of ions, electrons, and photons. We develop, produce, and market innovative sensors for detecting and amplifying very low levels of light, charged particles, and radiation.
Our products are used in a wide range of applications from night vision to analytical instruments, and even in nuclear reactors and warships. When you partner with Photonis, you will receive a custom detector designed to meet the specified performance and sensitivity criteria.

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DX Korea 2020
September 16 2020 to September 19 2020
Kintex South Korea
Visit Photonis at Defense Expo Korea 2020, September 16 to 19. Photonis will showcase the latest night vision solutions and to highlight its 4G 16 mm image intensifier tubes and 4G+ technology
AUSA 2020
October 12 2020 to October 14 2020
Washington, DC United States
Visit Photonis at AUSA 2020 Washington, October 12 to 14. Photonis will highlight its technologies as its high end solutions for the defense market.
November 10 2020 to November 12 2020
Stuttgart Germany
Visit Photonis at VISION 2020 Stuttgart, Germany - Stand 1Z117 November 10 to 12 . Photonis will showcase its scientific camera cores and the systems built with partners.

Photonis night vision


This demonstrator is a product simulator made to help you comparing each product from our portfolio with different situations, options and light conditions.
It has been done to be as accurate as possible with gap of performance between tubes and the level of detail you could get using them on field.

Move over the scene to discover interactive elements and get more information by clicking on them.
Use the help section for more instruction.

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Our company

Our engineers, physicists, chemists, innovation experts and other specialists work everyday to challenge the common beliefs of physics, optics and electronics. They advance ion, electron and photon detection technologies with breakthroughs that trigger(or spark) new markets (or products) and solutions in these fields

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Resource center

Are you looking for a specification sheet or paper? Documents like these and more are available in the Photonis Resource Center. 

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