Jean-Baptiste Soleil, a prominent French scientist, established an optical equipment manufacturer called Maison Soleil.
Designed by Augustin Fresnel and manufactured by François and Jean-Baptiste Soleil, this lens enhances the power of lighthouse illumination.
Invented by Jacques Babinet, this instrument measures the refractive index of crystals and the orientation of crystallographic axes.
Design by Jean-Thiébault Silbermann, this instrument reflects a solar beam in a fixed direction despite the movement of the Earth.
Jean-Baptiste Soleil introduced a saccharimeter. Instrument for determining the sugar concentration of a substance by measuring the angle of rotation of the polarization plane of light beams.
Léon Laurent introduced the world's first polarimeter.
Designed and manufactured by Léon Laurent, this instrument is used to measure the optical activity of substances. This copy is signed Amédée Jobin.
Amédée Jobin (X1881) took office as CEO.