Member structure

 The member structure of Optence covers the entire value chain of optical technologies: raw material suppliers, optical component manufacturers, system producers, designers, finishers and product users as well as numerous research organizations and university institutes.

⇒list of members                  ⇒ application for membership

The majority of members are located in Hesse and Rhineland-Palatinate, adjoining federal states but also in Hamburg or Switzerland.

When deciding about membership the main focus of Optence often plays a significant role.

The competences of out members are in the following fields:

- Optical systems: image recording and representation, sensor technology, microscopy, fiber optics

- Mechanical engineering: optical machines, glass cutting, coatings and surface finishing

- Optical metrology: form and surface metrology, analytical metrology, laser technology

- Materials: glass, plastic materials, liquid crystals, coating materials

- Lighting: LED, OLED

- Image processing