About us

Cailabs is a French deep tech company, based in Rennes, which designs, produces and sells photonic solutions to fully exploit the industrial potential opened up by the shaping of light.

Cailabs develops and produces a unique range of optical components based on its know-how and its patented technological innovations, in particular Multi-Plane Light Conversion (MPLC).

Cailabs in numbers

 

2013: foundation of Cailabs
1 unique technology: Multi-Plane Light Conversion (MPLC)

8,6 M€ raised

10 Pb/s: world record of high-speed fiber capacity by KDDI Lab using the PROTEUS solution

14 patent families

15 innovation awards
4 main product lines
41 employees

 

 

 

Memorable dates

 

2018
AROONA – First installation in the USA
PROTEUS – Production of first compact 45-mode multiplexer
Launching of the TILBA series for Free-Space Communications (FSO)

 

2017

AROONA – First installation abroad
Establishment of integration partnerships with industrial players
PROTEUS – 10 Pb/s: new world record of high-speed fiber capacity by KDDI

 

2016
AROONA – First deployment with IBM

PROTEUS – Production of first compact 15-mode multiplexer

 

2015

PROTEUS – 2 Pb/s: world record of high-speed fiber capacity by KDDI

CANUNDA – Production of first 2-beam converter supporting 12 kW

Launching of the CANUNDA series for industrial laser applications

PROTEUS – Production of first compact 10-mode multiplexer

Launching of the AROONA series for LAN

 

2014

Launching of the PROTEUS series for telecom laboratories

PROTEUS – Production of first packaged 6-mode multiplexer

 

2013

Creation of Cailabs in Rennes, France

First 3-mode multiplexer for Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs

 

2009

Invention of Multi-Plane Light Conversion (MPLC) at the Kastel Brossel Laboratory, Paris, France