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Fibre Bragg gratings and long period gratings

Optical sensors and interrogators

Femtosecond processing

Polymer optical fibre devices

Design, development and testing

Astasense designs, develops and delivers progressive photonics solutions. Our expertise helps to streamline and transform the performance of systems with applications across a diverse range of industry sectors.


The company was formed in 2007 as a specialist spin-out technology venture from Aston University. Based in Birmingham, in the UK, we're able to work with clients worldwide. Much of our recent focus, for example, has been on integrating innovative photonic approaches to help enhance technology used within the global oil and gas industry.


Professional, practical and approachable in equal measure, we specialise in providing insight, intelligence – and solutions.