Multiphoton Optics GmbH has included groundbreaking novelties in its 3D Lithography Equipment LithoProf3D® with its integral part of High Precision 3D Printing – following its motto “Sustainability and Technology from People for People“. The new product LithoProf3D®-GSII was introduced in 2019 into the market during TCT in Tokyo, one of Japan’s most important 3D Printing Exhibitions, at Photonics West in San Francisco, USA, and at the W3+ Fair in Wetzlar, Germany.
Focus on Multifunctionality and Flexibility
The previous model of LithoProf3D® focused on modular design, which enabled the user to detect and produce photon integrated circuits or process large structures through various modules. Our advanced version, the LithoProf3D®-GSII, now offers additional capabilities for production: From waferscale to component level, from individual structure fabrication to master fabrication. Not only this. LithoProf3D® is the first equipment worldwide which combines the utilization of Direct Laser Writing Lithography, Ablation, and Glass Processing capabilities for structuring from 1D via 2D and 2.5D to real 3D structuring just by changing the process parameters. Sophisticated Lithography could not be easier to handle. All these benefits come along with an HMI mimicking the look and the user experience of a smartphone: intuitive, easy to use, and classic. LithoProf3D® uniquely bridges the gap between conventional nano and micro technology processing and classical 3D printing.
LithoProf3D® is the right choice for production of the 21st century: Starting from optical design validation using Multiphoton Optics’ Prototyping and Engineering Services, customers can choose to ramp up from small series to volume production using well-established suppliers to the Photonics and Optics industry or to manufacture in-house.
Mix & Match: Production 4.0 outside the box
The intelligent concept of the equipment is flanked by a modular setup of the software, consisting of two major parts: LithoSoft3D, a software that generates the machine code for construction, and LithoStream3D, a control software that runs this machine code. This successful concept was further improved in the current model: The process of Additive Manufacturing with fabrication strategies that can vary strongly depending on the intended application was completely implemented in the machine code.
This enables the LithoProf3D®-GSII to automatically execute both, simple 3D structuring processes and complicated procedures, with various fabrication strategies – 3D Lithography ranging from sub-micrometer level to the centimeter scale for a vast variety of products in AR/VR, sensors, mobile, computing, illumination, imaging, and Biomedical and Life Science applications.
Multiphoton Optics GmbH is Market Leader in lean processes, significantly lowering the consumption of ressources not only during prototyping and production, but also in use of the produced devices. LithoProf3D®-GSII is the only equipment worldwide offering its users to produce without assembly or post-processing: Cost-efficient, resource saving, and sustainable.