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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.



Florian Emaury - CEO at Menhir Photonics AG

Dr. 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.


Benjamin Rudin is CTO at Menhir Photonics AG

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.



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Menhir Photonics’ team is constantly growing, and we welcome talented people that share our vision and want to boost their career in a fast-growing business environment. If you are interested in joining us, please send us an email with your CV at


Mechanical Engineer (Maschinenbauingenieur)

Looking for a new position in a fast growing photonics company? Menhir Photonics is now recruiting a Mechanical Engineer (Maschinenbauingenieur) our production facilities in Zurich. Find more of the position:

Offer for a Mechanical Engineer (Maschinenbauingenieur)

Posted on 18th October. Still open!

Product Line Manager

Have background in laser physics or engineering? Menhir Photonics is now recruiting a Product Line Manager for a new product line. Find more of the position:

Offer for a Product Line Manager

Posted on 16th November. Still open!

Office manager

We are looking for an organized person to be our office manager. See description in the file:

Office Manager (English)

Buroleiter*in (Deutsch)

Posted on 18th November. Still open!