Jobin Yvon History Timeline

Company History

Product History

Jean-Baptiste Soleil established (1819)

Fresnel echelon lens (1819)

Babinet’s goniometer (1839)

Silbermann’s heliostat (1843)


 

Saccharimeter (1848)

Henri Soleil (1849)

Léon Laurent (1872)

Laurent polarimeter (1874)

Amédée Jobin appointed CEO (1892)

Fabry-Perot interferometer (1898)

Macé de Lépinay’s half-shadow analyser (1900)

Gustave Yvon appointed CEO (1911)


 

G. Yvon Spectrophotometer G.Yvon spectrophotometer (1922)

JOBIN YVON established (1923)

Vernes-Bricq-Yvon absorption and diffusion photometer (1923)

Move to Arcueil (1930)

Lecomte du Noüy tensiometer (1930)

Jobin Yvon precision polarimeter with Bruhat monochromator (1932)

Incorporation as Jobin Yvon (1942)

Meunier electrophotometer (1945)

Jacques Millot (1946)

Jules-Jean Chauvin (1955)

Plant moved to Longjumeau (1962)

Rulled Diffraction grating (1960)

Perot-Fabry interferential spectrometer (1961)

Atago Bussan appointed as agent in Japan (1967)

Holographic Diffraction grating (1967)

Acquisition of the Société Générale d’Optique (1969)

 Acquisition by Roussel-UCLAF via Jouan-Quétin (1972)

Girard infrared grid spectrometer (1970)

Subsidiary in America established (1973)

UV-Visible Spectrophotometer (1972)

Dichrograph (1972)

Spectrofluorometer (1972)

Michel Baudron & Gilbert Hayat (1974)

Raman Spectro photometer (1974)


 

Inductively coupled plasma spectrometer (1977)

Raman microprobe (1977)

Wavelength division multiplexer (1980)

Raman Spectrophotometer (1981)

Glow Discharge optical emission spectrometer (1984)

Acquisition of SPEX, Edison,USA (1988)

Spectroscopic ellipsometer (1989)

 


 

CCD detector (1990)



 

Raman Spectro photometer (1990)

 


 

 

Spectro fluorometer (1990)


 

 

Forensic systems (1993)


 

 

Spectrofluorometer (1994)

Acquisition of DILOR (Raman Spectrometry), Villeneuve d’Ascq, France (1995)

Raman Spectro photometer (1995)

Acquisition of SOFIE (process control), Arpajon, France (1996) 

Forensic systems (1996)

JOBIN YVON merged into HORIBA Group (1997)

Atago Bussan purchased (1998)

Forensic systems (1998)

NASA award received (2000)

Gold medal received at Pittcon 2002

New facility in Chilly-Mazarin,France (2001)

Raman-infrared microspectrophotometer (2002)

IBH purchased (2003)

Jobin Yvon becomes HORIBA Jobin Yvon (2004)

NASA award received (2006)

Frequency-domain spectrofluorometer (2007)

Purchase of Genoptics (Biology), Orsay, France (2009)

Bronze Award at Pittcon (2007)

HORIBA Jobin Yvon joins HORIBA Scientific (2009)

R&D 100 Award (2007)

Hyperspectral Camera (2011)

New Paris-Saclay Campus facility (2012)

Glow discharge mass spectrometer (2012)