About Us

Menhir Photonics AG

Our Vision at Menhir photonics

Our company focuses on customer satisfaction and industrial markets, by placing the emphasis on the reliability and robustness of our products. With over 30 years of cumulative experience in the ultrafast laser industry, our team is devoted to offering cutting-edge femtosecond laser solutions allowing applications in any situation, from laboratories to harsh environment.

Through innovative design and technology, we have developed femtosecond laser systems reaching a repetition rate up to 2.5 GHz with unprecedent reliability and noise-performances.


The guys behind the curtains

Whose Inspirations You Love

Florian Emaury


Florian cumulates many experiences in the field ultrafast laser development applied to advanced applications such as metrology, microscopy and nonlinear optics. He combines multiple experiences from large laser companies like Fianium Ltd. (UK)  and Coherent Inc. (San Jose, CA, USA), but also from start-ups with Micpulse (Zurich, CH).

With a PhD in ultrafast lasers obtained at ETH Zurich in the group of Prof. Ursula Keller, Florian has the required know-how in laser physics and human skills to support each customer in their specific application.

Dr. Benjamin Rudin


Benjamin cumulates years of experience in the field ultrafast lasers thanks to >10 years of experience in the laser industry. He brings a high-level of technical and management expertise in laser design and production. He holds a PhD in physics from ETH Zurich, which was conducted in the group of Prof. Ursula Keller on ultrafast laser sources

Benjamin is at the heart of the products development at Menhir Photonics. As Chief Technical Officer (CTO), he is in charge of the design and supervision of our products, as well as bringing state-of-the-art innovation in our company.


We go the extra mile