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IRLabs is frequently in the news for our achievements in infrared detection and cryogenic technology. Read the latest on our projects and products.

20 10, 2023

IRLabs’ Showcases Failure Analysis Capabilities at ISTFA 2023 in Phoenix

By |2023-10-23T09:30:07-07:00October 20th, 2023|News|Comments Off on IRLabs’ Showcases Failure Analysis Capabilities at ISTFA 2023 in Phoenix

IRLabs will showcase the failure analysis capabilities of our IREM photon emission microscope system at ISTFA 2023, the premier event for the microelectronics failure analysis community, at the Phoenix Convention Center, November 14-15, 2023, in Phoenix, Arizona.

10 10, 2023

Tucson Tech: Arizona Daily Star Features IRLabs

By |2024-04-15T09:33:33-07:00October 10th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Tucson Tech: Arizona Daily Star Features IRLabs

The Arizona Daily Star featured IRLabs in their business and technology news on Sunday, October 10, 2023. The article covers the company's rich legacy and its exciting future.

15 09, 2023

IRLabs Featured in Cold Facts Magazine

By |2024-04-15T09:34:43-07:00September 15th, 2023|News|Comments Off on IRLabs Featured in Cold Facts Magazine

IRLabs' work is featured in the September 2023 issue of Cold Facts Magazine. The article describes the high-altitude cryostat we produced for the German Aerospace Center (DLR) for their OSAS-B oxygen spectrometer that was as part of Europe’s HEMERA balloon campaign.

6 09, 2023

IRLabs Announces New Name and Positions for Growth

By |2023-09-06T17:34:23-07:00September 6th, 2023|News|Comments Off on IRLabs Announces New Name and Positions for Growth

Infrared Laboratories, Inc., a Tucson-based optics and cryogenics company, is pleased to announce it has adopted its common nickname, IRLabs, as its new company name. This name change is representative of the company's positioning for future growth with new leadership, new branding and a new website.

20 12, 2021

Coatings and Surface Processes to Control Emissivity in IR Detector Systems

By |2023-11-28T13:04:08-07:00December 20th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Coatings and Surface Processes to Control Emissivity in IR Detector Systems

In addition to the mechanical solutions IRLabs uses to reduce stray light from entering the detector, such as tight-fitting or potted wiring feedthroughs, or stepped interfaces, we also use coatings and surface processes to control the emissivity of internal system components. Here are a few examples of the coatings and surface process options offered...

17 12, 2021

Controlling Stray Light: Mechanical Design Solutions

By |2023-10-16T14:36:37-07:00December 17th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Controlling Stray Light: Mechanical Design Solutions

Preventing and controlling stray light is an important design aspect for any highly sensitive infrared detection system. Without careful thought into the design of your system, stray light can easily cost you in the form of decreased signal-to-noise ratio and reduced integration time due to premature saturation of your detector.

8 07, 2021

Proven Partner in Cryogenic System Design

By |2023-10-16T14:38:00-07:00July 8th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Proven Partner in Cryogenic System Design

IRLabs has worked with hundreds of scientists to deliver semi-custom and custom cryogenic systems used for scientific research and industry. A proven partner in cryogenic design process IRLabs has delivered over 4,500 successful systems. When you work with us, you can expect to work with a top-notch team of professionals with decades of experience...

12 04, 2021

Why Select a Cryogen-free Refrigerator?

By |2023-10-16T14:39:28-07:00April 12th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Why Select a Cryogen-free Refrigerator?

When considering specifications for a cryostat, you will probably focus on size and operating temperature, but other criteria are just as important: Access to cryogens Frequency of use Physical location of the cryostat Looking at these factors may cause you to consider using a cryogen-free refrigerator instead of a more traditional liquid cryogen system...

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