Eric Mottay is the co-founder of Phase SAS and CEO of Amplitude Systemes, based in Bordeaux, France which is now a leader in diode-pumped ultrafast lasers. Eric initially started as Technical Director of BMI, subsequently acquired by Thomson-CSF now Thales Group. Besides product development and manufacturing, Eric has led several initiatives within the BMI business, including establishment of operational activities in the USA in the 90ies. Eric created Amplitude Systèmes in 2001, leveraging scientific work within the field of Ytterbium of Bordeaux University. Eric graduated from the Ecole Superieure d'Optique, Orsay, in 1985.
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