2005, the leading photonics and optics tradeshow
in France with 150 exhibitors and 6000 visitors,
took place from september 27th to 29th in Paris .
LovaLite , a young start-up from the Technopole
de l'Aube en Champagne , has been awarded
the Bronze Photon on the “Innovation Showcase” organised
by the magazine “ Photoniques ” and the “French Agency
for Photonics and Optics industry”, 3 rd price for
the French innovation of the year. 16 companies selected
by a prestigious jury were competing for the Golden,
Silver and Bronze Photons.
was competing with its micro tip in polymer (Apex
500µm; length 30µm) adapted at
the end of a micro structured optical fiber developed
by PERFOS, which clearly enhance the light transmission
in optical systems such as very high speed internet
or telecom networks.
The company, lead by Dr Dahmani , uses a unique
fabrication process developed by Dr Pascal Royer
from the Laboratory for Nanotechnology and Optical
Instrumentation ( University of Technology of Troyes
/ Champagne / France ). LovaLite is sponsored by
the French Ministry of Industry, the Region Champagne
Ardenne and the French Agency for Innovation.
Also specialised in the production of micro tips
for Scanning Near Field Optical Microscopy, LovaLite
proudly got the 3 rd price (equal to Leukos ) just
behind LaserLabs and Imagine Optic.
More information on www.optoexpo.com ; www.lovalite.com
Technopole de l'Aube en Champagne
BP 601 - 10009 Troyes Cedex - France
Tel: +33 3 25 82 07 93
+33 (0)3 25 83 21 80