Who we are

About Photonis

Photonis France


Photonis is a high-tech organization experienced in innovating, developing, manufacturing, and selling photo sensor technologies.

Our facilities are localized around the world; our headquarters are located in Merignac (France) and we have production facilities located in Brive-la-Gaillarde (France), Roden (The Netherlands), Sturbridge (United States of America) and Lancaster (United States of America). In these facilities our operators work daily on supplying our customers with a wide range of high performance products, each supported by departments such as Research & Development (R&D), Engineering and Program Management.




About Photonis

Photonis France

Our R&D, Engineering and Program Management teams work every day on our current product line, as well as innovative new technologies and solutions. These developments are extremely important to ensure that we are providing our customers with the best products possible

We treasure all of our relations and customers around the world. To serve them as best as possible, our global Sales team answers all of the questions with support from our Business Development team, Back Office team and Marketing and Communications professionals. Due to the efforts of our global team we have sold to the special forces of all NATO-aligned countries, the professors of CERN, and have been a part of several space missions.




What we do

PhotonisWe are a global manufacturer of electro-optic components used in the detection and amplification of ions, electrons and photons. We are focused on mission critical components aimed at highly demanding customers. We innovate and engineer quality components for integration into a variety of applications such as night vision optics, digital cameras, mass spectrometry, physics research, space exploration and many others.

We design and manufacture in our facilities across the globe and work with our customers to continually improve and innovate our products. We are the most widely deployed night vision tube globally, lead the mass spectrometer detector market, and have products installed in most space telescopes and high energy physics experiments in laboratories around the world.



Our markets

We serve several markets with a wide range of products. We are proud to remain innovation leaders in established and new markets while still providing our customers with superior levels of products, quality and service. We are active in the following markets:

Nuclear InstrumentationSurveillance and SecurityDefense

Space and PhysicsMedicalAnalytical Instrumentation


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