We have registered a number of patents describing the revolutionary nature of our technology.





V-Block architecture


3rd September 2015

Optical architecture

Phase Retrieval Method


9th September 2015

Method for complex phase retrieval

Alignment Method


8th January 2015

Method to align multiple pixelated grids in an optical system

Reconfigurable Optical Processor


4th July 2013

Method of dynamically aligning high component count optical systems using multiple layers of high resolution liquid crystal panels

Optical Processing

US2010085496 (A1)

13th March 2007

Method and architecture for realising optical derivative functions as the basis of optical PDE solvers

Optical correlator

US2006050986 (A1)

27th September 2002

Optimum architecture and method for the single lens Joint Transform Correlator

Optical correlator

US6804412 (B1)

12th December 1997

Method for performing a Joint Transform correlation

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New Opening: Research and Development Engineer
Optalysys is seeking a talented and enthusiastic research and development engineer to join this pioneering team.
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Bioinformatician joins Optalysys team

Optalysys welcomes bioinformatician Dr William Rowe to the team.  William will focus on the applications for Optalysys’s first commercial product which uses optical processing technology to perform genetic sequence alignment (see Project GENESYS for more information). William holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from UMIST; examining the potential of surfactants and other multiphase materials in the […]

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December 2016 Newsletter

Welcome to the Optalysys December 2016 Newsletter – your regular update on the latest developments in optical computing.  In this edition we cover our participation at supercomputing conference SC16 in Salt Lake City, UT, USA, an announcement that we have been accepted to present a demonstration at the bioinformatics conference AGBT in February 2017 in Miami, FL, USA, […]

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Optalysys welcomes new Administrative Assistant

Millie Harrison has joined the Optalysys team as Administration Assistant.  She studied at Minsthorpe Community College (a specialist Science College) and went on to complete an apprenticeship in level 2 Business and Administration from 2014 to 2016 with a publishing company, where she was offered a permanent position. Millie’s ambition is to always achieve high standards […]

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