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Imagine Optic continues its growth strategy with new offices in Shanghai


San Francisco, CA and Orsay France, January 25, 2011 – Imagine Optic, a leading manufacturer of high-performance Shack-Hartmann wavefront metrology and adaptive optics solutions is proud to announce that it has opened news offices in the heart of the Pythagore optics-photonics cluster in Shanghai China.

The new offices, which equally play host to other leading high-technology companies, were opened at the end of November 2010. This new office, located in the Yangpu District is ideally, situated as it is in proximity to 12 of China’s leading universities, including Fudan and Tongji Universities, that comprise 22 major laboratories, 100 research institutes, 50 members of the Chinese Scientific Academy and over 6,000 professors.

“Creating a solid presence in China shows our commitment to being part of the success of one of the World’s fastest growing economies as well as to responding to their stringent demands for the finest-quality products and services available” states Samuel Bucourt, Imagine Optic’s CEO. “We’re looking forward to meeting new customers and helping to develop breakthrough applications, most notably in biological imaging and high-power lasers, that use our high-precision wavefront analysis and adaptive optics products.”

Imagine Optic will be present at Photonics West from January 25-27 2011 on stand 1431. Members of the press are invited to contact Mark Zacharria by mail at or by telephone on +33 (0)1 64 86 15 60. For more product information, please visit or call +33 (0)1 86 64 15 60.


More about Imagine Optic

Imagine Optic is Europe’s foremost provider of high-precision Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensors and adaptive optics products. The Company was founded in Orsay France in 1996 to respond to the need for high-precision/wide-dynamic range wavefront metrology and adaptive optics products. Primary applications include high-power lasers, life-sciences microscopy, optical characterization and industrial quality control. Imagine Optic currently employs over 20 qualified professionals in a variety of fields and is represented internationally by its extensive distributor network.


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