IR Labs Designs, Constructs, and Tests Dewar for SHARK-NIR

At the heart of the Large Binocular Telescope is the pair of SHARK-NIR instruments which will used used together to observe exoplanets. Our engineering team worked closely with INAF-Padova and Steward Observatory to design, produce and test a customized dewar that met unique specifications of the SHARK-NIR.

December 17th, 2021|

IR Labs Rebuilds IR Telescope Camera with New H1RG Detector for Kagoshima University

When lightning struck Kagoshima University’s 1-meter infrared telescope, we worked with the university to inspect and evaluate the damage and to propose for a cost-effective way to rebuild the camera system with a new Teledyne H1RG detector while using the undamaged optics, mechanical cooler, and vacuum enclosure.

July 14th, 2021|
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