Amplitude announces on December 20th, 2022, the acquisition of Fastlite, a French high- technology company specializing in ultrafast pulse shaping, characterization, and optical parametric amplifiers. Amplitude and Fastlite have long-established ties and have worked together to bring advanced ultrafast technology to the market.

« We have worked with the Fastlite team for many years, and it is an honor to have them join the Amplitude family. The complementary expertise of the two companies will enable Amplitude to design and manufacture the next generation of ultrafast lasers.” says Eric Mottay, President, and C.E.O.

“Fastlite shares the same passion for ultrafast laser technology as Amplitude, and I am looking forward to our teams working together. Amplitude’s world largest ultrafast laser portfolio constitutes an invaluable asset towards the offering of Ytterbium pumped OPA and OPCPA products and solutions. ” explains Pascal Tournois, CEO.

The acquisition is expected to be completed in early 2023, pending regulatory consultations and approvals.