First lab images for Spirou at IRAP-OMP!

First lab images for Spirou at IRAP-OMP!

The first image slicer developed by Winlight System for the Spirou instrument that will be installed at the CFHT in 2018 has been successfully tested at IRAP-OMP at cold temperature. This slicer has been built with twelve optically contacted mirrors of 5×0,110mm...
KCWI instrument is on the way to telescope site

KCWI instrument is on the way to telescope site

Caltech (University of California) has published last photos of the KCWI instrument ready to be shipped to telescope site (Keck at Hawai). KCWI image slicer is the first image slicer that integrates an adjustable resolution slicer stack. Winlight System has supplied...
Winlight System will be on MICROCARB mission

Winlight System will be on MICROCARB mission

Airbus Defence and Space has awarded a contract to Winlight System for some critical components and optical sub-assemblies for MICROCARB mission. It is a CNES mission decided at the COP21 conference. Visit MICROCARB site (CNES) >>
The last day of MUSE instrument before its departure for Chili

The last day of MUSE instrument before its departure for Chili

Winlight System was in Lyon on September 6, 2013, to attend the celebration of the completion of MUSE instrument. The instrument will be dismounted and shipped to Chili. It will be installed on Atacama desert, on one of the four VLT 8.2 meter telescope of ESO. The...