Our Vision

We are a global market leader for miniaturized, highly integrated photonic subsystems with high packing density. We offer customer-oriented solutions from simulation to series production. Qualified and enthusiastic employees are the key for our top performance.

Our History

Automated quality inspection equipment installed (singlemode)
2022
Successful evaluation of photonic boards by ESA
2020
10-year aniversary of vario-optics
2018
Miniaturized Interferometer based on singlemode waveguides
2016
Gradient index waveguides
2014
Cleanroom extended
2011
New fiber-to-waveguide coupling concept developed
2009
Assembly of electro-optical components with conventional SMD insertion machines shown by FAPS Uni Nürnberg
2007
Establishing EOCB fabrication processes
Successful development of two EOCB projects​
2005
Clean Room installation
Patent filed for light coupling concept
2002
2023
Usable cleanroom area increased by factor of 2
2021
Series production of 500um boards in volumes
2019
New cleanroom and production machines installed
2017
Start of two EU-Projects "COSMICC" and "ICT-STREAMS" in the field of Silicon Photonics Packaging
2015
First singlemode directional coupler demonstrated
2012
Implementation of a new LDI-machine for production (LDI – Laser Direct Imaging)
First direct bonded laser diode onto EOCB
2010
Foundation of vario-optics ag
Several development projects running and prototypes produced
2008
Winner of the „Swiss Technology Award 2007“
Fully functional EOCB demonstrator developed together with the University of Applied Sciences Buchs (NTB) presented at the Hannover Fair
2006
1st Electro-Optical Circuit Board (EOCB) demonstrated at the SMT in Nürnberg​
2004
Start of research activities at Varioprint AG​

Our Experts

Team - Heiden, Switzerland

US Representatives

Greg_Ferrian_3e

Greg Ferrian

Sales representative USA

+1 651 686 47 04
greg{at}ferrian.com

Sean_Ferrian_2d

Sean Ferrian

Sales representative USA

+1 480 264 82 65
sean{at}ferrian.com

Jacob_Riley_2eb

Jacob Riley

Sales representative USA

+1 651 686 4704
jacob{at}ferrian.com

Careers

Come innovate with us!

We are a rapidly growing company. Therefore, we are continously looking for talented and capable persons helping us to move forward. Please do not hesitate to send us your CV.

Contact:

Martin Modde

        Head Human Ressources

+41 71 898 80 62

        m.modde@vario-optics.ch