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TeraXion's innovative photonic components and collaborative approach help our customers worldwide design and manufacture innovative laser, telecommunications, and sensing systems for greater power, speed, and precision.

Our Core Business

TeraXion is a leading manufacturer of innovative components incorporating fiber Bragg gratings, low noise lasers, and integrated photonic elements. Fiber Bragg gratings have been at the heart of our products for 20 years; we also offer this technology in four different markets, reaffirming its potential for countless cutting-edge applications.

In addition to our technology portfolio, our real strength lies in our ability to transform and evolve existing technology according to the changing needs of our customers. Our unique expertise and market orientation have resulted in the manufacture of over 300,000 advanced photonic components.

Our collaborative approach and our team of more than 65 researchers and engineers make us a design partner and supplier of choice for leading companies in the light and heavy industry, telecommunications, medical devices, aerospace, and defense.

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TeraXion as a Photonic Component Partner

20 years and over 300 000 components, and counting.

User-Friendly

Full Solution Team

TeraXion’s team of over 65 researchers and engineers designs innovative, game-changing fiber optic components to help you stay ahead of the curve.

Agile

Agile manufacturing capacity

Our agile manufacturing capacity means that TeraXion is your optic component partner in achieving commercial success from prototyping to mass production.

partnership

More than a supplier

TeraXion is known for its customer relationship. To date, we have supplied components to more than 300 companies with several applications. We will work alongside your team to develop solutions and tackle your challenges.

Our Technologies

Learn more about leveraging any of our three core photonic technologies for your system.

Fiber Bragg Gratings

TeraXion’s unique expertise in the design and manufacturing of fiber Bragg gratings is at the core of most of our products. These tiny changes to the refractive index make the control of light in fiber optics effortless in a variety of applications, including advanced laser systems, optical communications, and sensing.

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Fiber Bragg Grating

 

Low Noise Lasers

Low noise lasing is the technology behind TeraXion’s sensing and RF communications products. These lasers open interesting avenues for LiDAR and advanced positioning systems as well as radio-over-fiber communication systems.

Micro-optics and integrated photonics

In the last decade, TeraXion has developed an advanced theoretical and applied knowledge of micro-optics and silicon photonics, including innovative assembly techniques. While not yet commercially available, these technologies are some of the most promising for the advancement of photonics.

Careers

TeraXion offers an innovative, collaborative work environment to over 180 employees who make solving the challenges of today’s telecommunications, laser systems, and optical sensing their passion.

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Meet our management team

Ghislain Lafrance

Ghislain Lafrance

President and CEO
Claude Carignan

Claude Carignan

Senior Director, R&D
Chantal Desaulniers

Chantal Desaulniers

VP Finance
Mathieu Drolet Carre

Mathieu Drolet

Director, Engineering
Daniel Coulombe

Daniel Coulombe

Senior Director, Operations
Erick Pelletier

Erick Pelletier

VP Sales and Marketing
Yves Bouchard

Yves Bouchard

Director, Manufacturing
Nicolas Fortin

Nicolas Fortin

Director, Sales
Helene Lachance

Helene Lachance

Director, Human Resources
Eric Lemaire

Eric Lemaire

Director, Quality
Carl Paquet

Carl Paquet

Director, Marketing
François Trépanier

François Trépanier

Director, Technology