A peek behind the scenes at Metrolab Technology
Metrolab is the global market leader for precision magnetometers, used to very precisely measure strong magnetic fields. Over the past 35 years, we have won the trust of MRI manufacturers and physics laboratories across the world.
Our offer incorporates mastery of precision magnetic field measurement, understanding of magnet systems applications, a passion for industrial quality, and the responsiveness of a small company.
Our management team
Technical and R&D Manager
Before co-founding Metrolab in 1985, Pascal was project manager for a polarized ion source and experimental controls engineer at the CERN. He holds a Master’s in electrical engineering.
Marketing & Product Manager
Before joining Metrolab in 2003, Philip worked as a senior manager in Ascom, as a researcher in ultrasound medical imaging, and for Microsoft, Boeing, and several start-up companies. He holds Master’s degrees in Physics and International Management.
Sales & Production Manager
After several temporary assignments with Metrolab, Claude joined the staff permanently in 2003. He holds Master’s degrees in Applied Physics and Instrumentation as well as Business Administration.
Before becoming the production manager in 2001, David worked in electronic production at Metrolab, LEM, and LeCroy. He holds a degree in electronics technology.
Before joining Metrolab in 2007, Jacques was a professor at the Geneva School of Engineering, where he taught hardware design. He holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the EPF Lausanne.
Before Joining Metrolab in 2017, Sébastien held various positions in hardware R&D and project management. He also co-founded Swiss Audio Design. He holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the EPF Lausanne.
Simon joined Metrolab in 2012 after completing an internship in the R&D department. He holds a Master’s degree in Digital Electronics and Embedded Systems from Polytech’ Nantes.
Antoine Daridon, PhD
Business Development & Marketing Manager
Antoine joined Metrolab in 2019, he has held various positions in R&D, product management marketing and business development in start-ups and as well as large corporations. Antoine earned his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Uni Bern.
Metrolab’s rich history can barely be summarised with a few dates.
We’ll try anyway:
Foundation of Metrolab Instruments SA. Introduction of the continuous-wave NMR Precision Teslameter PT2020
Launch of the NMR Precision Teslameter PT2025, an evolution of the PT2020
Introduction of a legendary fluxmeter: the Precision Digital Integrator PDI5025
First step in the world of precision field mapping, with our first NMR Magnetic Field Camera MFC3035
Introduction of our first Three-axis Hall Magnetometer THM7025: a third measurement technology enters our portfolio
The NMR Magnetic Field Camera MFC3045 replaces the MFC3035
Introduction of a new generation of Three-axis Hall Magnetometers: the THM1176 family
Launch of Fast Digital Integrator FDI2056, 100 times faster and more precise, but with backwards compatibility with the PDI5025
Transfer of ownership to new management team, as Metrolab Technology SA
Launch of PT2026, a new generation of pulsed-mode NMR magnetometers with unprecedented resolution and field measurement range
Exclusive distribution of MagVector™ MV2, “magnetometer on a chip”
Launch of HMC9076, the world’s first multi-point magnetic field mapping system based on 3-axis Hall sensors