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Luxel with Rick Larsen

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Aug2020
During a recent visit to Friday Harbor, Congressman Rick Larsen and the Economic Development Council of San Juan County stopped by to learn about Luxel and how we have been impacted by the pandemic.   Photo: Rick Larsen Facebook
August 19, 2020travis
Solar Orbiter Pictures

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Jul2020

Solar Orbiter First Images

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Luxel is honored to have our EUV filters onboard this exciting mission! Our 150-nanometer thick aluminum filters are used on the Extreme Ultraviolet Imager (EUI) Telescope for entrance and focal plane filters on two different channels. Engineering Model filters first shipped in 2010, and the final Flight Models shipped in ... Read More
July 16, 2020travis
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Apr2020

PPE

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In these tumultuous times, we are proud to help in a small way with local shortages of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).  Teaming up with Friday Harbor High School’s STEM Leader Sam Garson, we have been using 3D printers to produce face ... Read More
April 16, 2020travis
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Mar2020

COVID-19 Update

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Luxel has been closely monitoring the unprecedented development of COVID-19 and directives from local, regional and national governments. Because we support many customers whose products are deemed essential per U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Luxel will remain open to serve our customers. Essential orders will take precedence; however, we anticipate being ... Read More
March 26, 2020travis
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Feb2020

Solar Orbiter Blasts Off

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A successful launch!  ESA worked in conjunction with NASA to launch the Solar Orbiter (SolO) on Sunday, February 9, 2020. SolO will capture close-up images of never before seen regions of our parent star, including the poles, and study the electromagnetic environment in its vicinity. The cutting-edge spacecraft will get ... Read More
February 13, 2020Val Curtis
euv the future of chips

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Jan2020
Luxel's spectral purity filters (SPF) are an important part of this breakthrough technology. “An evolutionary leap, EUV still projects a chip blueprint onto silicon, but it uses light with an incredibly small wavelength to do so, the better for creating minuscule features. “At these tiny wavelengths, the UV light is absorbed ... Read More
January 19, 2020Val Curtis
Parker Solar Probe – Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

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Dec2019
NASA's Parker Solar Probe mission has returned unprecedented data from near the Sun, culminating in new discoveries published on Dec. 4, 2019, in the journal Nature. Among the findings are new understandings of how the Sun's constant outflow of material, the solar wind, behaves. Seen near Earth -- ... Read More
December 12, 2019Val Curtis
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Feb2019

GOES17, Now Operational

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#GOES17, now operational as #GOESWest monitors an atmospheric river bringing heavy rain and snow to California in this RGB (red-green-blue) air mass imagery from February 13, 2019. The RBG air mass product is used to monitor the evolution ... Read More
February 14, 2019Chris Minney
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Apr2017
A new image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows planet Earth as a point of light between the icy rings of Saturn. The spacecraft captured the view on April 12, 2017, at 10:41 p.m. PDT (1:41 a.m. EDT on April 13). Cassini was 870 million miles (1.4 billion kilometers) away from Earth ... Read More
April 24, 2017Chris Minney
goes-r-launch-cropped-11192016-nasa-1120×534-landscape

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Nov2016
NOAA Satellite and Information Service November 21 at 7:14am NOAA's GOES-R satellite launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida this weekend at 6:42pm on November ... Read More
November 29, 2016Chris Minney

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