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16 03, 2022

IR Labs Collaborates with NASA on Winston Cone Assembly and Miniature Vacuum Vessel for Ice Giant Net Flux Radiometer

By |2022-03-17T00:45:10-07:00March 16th, 2022|Project Showcase|Comments Off on IR Labs Collaborates with NASA on Winston Cone Assembly and Miniature Vacuum Vessel for Ice Giant Net Flux Radiometer

IR Labs collaborates with leading research organizations to contribute technical expertise as a trusted partner in projects such as the Ice Giants Net Flux Radiometer (NFR) instrument being developed by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center to further exploration of exoplanetary systems.

17 12, 2021

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

By |2022-03-11T02:24:35-07:00December 17th, 2021|Project Showcase|Comments Off on 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.

14 07, 2021

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

By |2021-11-04T10:50:29-07:00July 14th, 2021|Project Showcase|Comments Off on 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.

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