Unlocking Jupiter's Secrets with LUXEL Meshed Carbon/ LUXFilm® Polyimide/ Carbon and meshed Carbon/ LUXFilm® Polyimide/ Aluminum Filters
Juno will improve our understanding of the solar system's beginnings by revealing the origin and evolution of Jupiter.... Read More
A "plasma wind" envelops a Krypton-filled target at the center of the National Ignition Facility (NIF) target chamber as lasers pummel the target with 700 kilojoules of energy.
Check out experimental highlights and more on the NIF website:https://lasers.llnl.gov/news.
Luxel is proud to have fabricated multiple filters aboard the Japanese satellite Hitomi (formerly ASTRO-H). These include:
Microcalorimeter Optical Filters
Contamination Blocking Filters
Focal Plane Filters
JAXA press release below...
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) confirmed that the X-ray Astronomy Satellite (ASTRO-H) has deployed its solar array paddles ... Read More
Luxel built LUXFilm® Polyimide/ Carbon filters for the Cassini-Huygens spacecraft that launched in 1997. The flight reached its research target Saturn in 2004, and shortly thereafter the Huygens probe separated and landed on the moon Titan while the Cassini spacecraft entered Saturn's orbit. The mission has been providing data from the ... Read More
Luxel provides 100nm Parlyene/ 100nm Aluminum standard filters that fits into Princeton Instrument’s PI-MTE X-ray imaging systems. With a 32mm x 32mm aperture, the filter offer high soft x-ray transmission and excellent visible light ... Read More
One of our favorite summer traditions in the San Juan Islands is the annual county fair held in Friday Harbor every August. It includes amusement park rides, carnival games, and cotton candy like any American summer fair, but ... Read More
A small, but complex mass of solar plasma gyrated and spun about over the course of 40 hours above the surface of the sun on Sept. 1-3, 2015. It was stretched and pulled back and forth by powerful magnetic forces in ... Read More
Last week, the National Ignition Facility (NIF) fired its 300th laser target shot in fiscal year (FY) 2015, meeting the year’s goal more than six weeks early. In comparison, the facility completed 191 target shots in FY 2014. Located at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), the NIF is ... Read More