Optics and Detector Lab

General Description

  • General purpose optical & optical detector research, test, and development lab
  • Configured to accommodate a variety of optical test setups & detector development systems, including flight instruments

Lab Capabilities

  • Southwest Ultraviolet Reflectivity Chamber (SwURC): Illuminates various materials with UV light and measures the percent reflectivity
  • Equipped with a Laminar Flow Bench, Dust Hood, Wet Bench, Optical Table, and ESD Workbenches
  • Able to support cryogenic detector testing and operations
  • Whole lab humidifier and HEPA air filtration