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
A recent article from BBC News discusses how the Hinode and Solar Dynamic Observatory, two satellites that contain Luxel filters, helped observe a tsunami that spread across the sun's surface following a coronal mass ejection (CME). Here's an excerpt from the article:
Understanding this field may help predict how CMEs will ... Read More