Photonics 42 and ficonTEC support MedLumics in Catheter Sensing Tip assembly process

by | 16 Nov 2020 | News

Photonics 42 and ficonTEC support MedLumics on developing process for the automated assembly of an intra-cardiac catheter sensing tip for Atrial Fibrillation.

Photonics 42 will define and develop together with ficonTEC an automation process for the automated assembly of the sensing tip of an intra-cardiac catheter sensing tip for MedLumics.  It is envisaged that the whole assembly line will be based on the ficonTEC’s automated assembly machines. The whole assembly process definition is required to investigate the automated alignment and bonding of a micro-lens on the tip of an optical fiber. The automated process development on ficonTEC’s platform will allow MedLumics the large volume manufacturing capability to target  the market of disposable catheters needed for the medical treatment of the Atrial Fibrillation heart condition.



About MedLumics

MedLumics is a medical device company founded in 2011 with the goal of taking the latest technological and scientific developments in biophotonics and turning them into innovative and quality products to improve quality of life.


About ficonTEC

ficonTEC is a recognized market leader for automated assembly and testing systems for high-end photonic components, devices and PICs (photonics integrated circuits).

Considerable process capability and dedicated assembly technologies have been accumulated in serving the needs of a broad selection of industry segments – including telecom and datacom, high-power diode laser assembly, sensing from bio-med to automotive, micro-optics, and more. ficonTEC has consistently retained a unique modular approach to production equipment design. Today, with a globally installed base totaling over 700 machines, each one is the automated and optimized embodiment of a customer-defined process.

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