About us

ALPAO manufactures Adaptive Optics Components and Systems. It includes very rapidly deformable mirrors with large strokes, wavefront sensors, and complete adaptive optics loops. These products are specially designed for various applications such as vision science (ophthalmology), astronomy, microscopy, defense and space, FSO, laser and physics, and microelectronics. Our product's unrivalled performance allows users to recover very high-resolution images.

 developed from groundwork at the Université Joseph Fourier (Grenoble) and Floralis. With more than 10 years of experience in adaptive optics, Alpao understand your needs and provide you with the best components for your application. 



ALPAO is a growing company that constantly recruits new collaborators. Have a look to our job offers below. You may also send us a spontaneous job application at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your resume and cover letter in attached files.


Company values


We strongly encourage customers, employees, investors and users to share their ideas with us. We use this feedback to constantly improve the quality of our products. 


Total transparency with our customers and stakeholders ensures we maintain high-quality standards. 


We develop reliable systems that are easily adapted to our customers' specific needs. We achieve this using our total quality management method.

Customers and partners

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