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Transforming Optical Structure Technology Through Innovative System Integration Video

PLX’s new capabilities video, “Transforming Optical Structure Technology Through Innovative System Integration,” covers PLX’s rise as a major optical engineering innovator and its contributions to the Defense, Space, and commercial fields.

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PLX in conjunction with PMG, is launching targeted programs promoting PLX’s M.O.S.T.™

In this tough and demanding Defense and Aerospace Market, PMG is collaborating with PLX Inc., an innovative high-precision optics technology leader, to launch target programs to promote PLX’s products and capabilities. The integrated Market Program will focus on key functional areas, mission-critical applications, various platforms, and target accounts that fit PLX's competencies and area of expertise.

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ATLAS – Perfectly Aligned thanks to Retroreflectors - Laser Components Photonics News

Read the article about how PLX retroreflectors and LHTRs help to keep the emitter and telescope of the ATLAS program perfectly aligned. The article was published in LASER COMPONENTS Photonics News Magazine - Issue 88.

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Insights from European CEOs: EPIC interviews Itai Vishnia, CEO of PLX

Check out this exclusive interview With PLX Inc.’s CEO, Itai Vishnia. Discover PLX’s heritage in the defense and aerospace industry, and the journey of new innovative technologies achieved along the way. Learn about PLX’s key technology, such as the M.O.S.T™ (Monolithic Optical Structure Technology) and how it has exceeded the expectations of many. Finally, get a glimpse of the future of PLX INC, and what ground breaking solutions they are developing next.

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Transforming Space Optics by Integrating Innovative Monolithic Optical Systems - Noordwij Sept. 2019

Itai Vishnia, PLX CEO, recently presented “Transforming Space Optics by Integrating Innovative Monolithic Optical Systems" at the EPIC (EUROPEAN PHOTONICS INDUSTRY CONSORTIUM) meeting on New Space at the European Space Agency in the Netherlands. The conference brought together some of the world’s leading companies and experts, to cover key priorities for the “New Space Roadmap.”

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Transforming Optical Structure Technology Through Innovative System Integration - Berlin Aug. 2019

Recently presented at the EPIC World Photonics Technology Summit 2019 Berlin Germany,(EPIC - EUROPEAN PHOTONICS INDUSTRY CONSORTIUM), by Itai Vishnia, CEO PLX Inc. The event gathers 150 experts and leaders from industrial companies around the world to discuss photonics technology developments, applications, and challenges.

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New ACT-WF News Release

The new PLX Wide-Focus (ACT-WF) High-Resolution Electronic Autocollimator has a 2.4 megapixel wide spectral range camera.

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PLX Space Heritage

PLX's space heritage dates back to 1975 when the company provided hollow retroreflectors to the Apollo-Soyuz Russian-American space hookup program.

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Announcing our, new expanded line of Roof Mirrors™ (HRM)

PLX Hollow Roof Mirrors (HRMs) are ideal for redirecting light in one coordinate and any application where a roof top or Porro prism can be used. Useful in all wavelengths, they are available in different accuracies, coatings, and configurations.

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PLX Retroreflector used in Fourier–Spectrometer for robotic exploration of Mars atmosphere

The TIRVIM (Thermal Infra-Red V-Shape Interferometer Mounting) Spectrometer is part of the Atmospheric Chemistry Suite (ACS), which is now successfully operating in orbit around Mars.

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PLX Inc. wins Lockheed Martin’s Small Business Award for 2015

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control division has awarded PLX Inc. with one of its prestigious Outstanding Small Business awards.

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Ball Mounted Hollow Retroreflectors now available in a new unique Break-Resistant configuration

PLX’s high accuracy Durable Ball Mounted Retroreflectors (DBMRs) offer increased durability and are designed to work in demanding environments.

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Improved Invar mounted USHM, the ultimate in accuracy, shock and vibration resistance.

PLX’s new USHM’s robust mounting and mirror technology offer properties which enable them to perform exceptionally well in critical applications and harsh conditions.

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Press Release- PLX LTHR's on ATLAS program

PLX was awarded a contract from Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation for two LTHR’s™ for the Advanced Topographic Laser Altimeter System (ATLAS) program. ATLAS is the sole instrument on the ICESat-2 satellite scheduled for a June 2018 launch.

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PLX's "Metrology System for Inter-Alignment of Lasers, Telescopes, and Mechanical Datum” abstract

PLX’s "Metrology System for Inter-Alignment of Lasers, Telescopes, and Mechanical Datum” abstract / manuscript accepted at SPIE for inclusion in their Library of Technical Papers.

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Metrology System for Inter-Alignment of Lasers, Telescopes, and Mechanical Datum

Metrology System for Inter-Alignment of Lasers, Telescopes, and Mechanical Datum: Poster Presentation at OPTIFAB.

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The ACT-25 and ACT-HR Electronic Autocollimator and Alignment Telescope systems at OPTIFAB 2015

Don't miss visiting our Poster Presentation at 4:30pm on Oct.14th at the SPIE OPTIFAB Show, learn more about our new All-In-One Electronic Autocollimator and Alignment Telescope solutions.

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The new PLX High-Resolution Multifunctional Electronic Autocollimators at SPIE

PLX adds the new high-resolution ACT-HR High-Resolution Electronic Autocollimator to its recently introduced ACT-25 Multifunctional Electronic Autocollimator. See them both at the PLX OPTICS+PHOTONICS Show.

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Over 40 Years Experience in Space Optics...

PLX’s space heritage dates back to 1975 when the company provided hollow retroreflectors to the Apollo-Soyuz Russian-American space hookup program. The units were used in the docking procedure to align the two vehicles.

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Introducing the new PLX ACT-25, All-in-One Electronic Autocollimator and Alignment Telescope.

A unique feature of the ACT-25 is the ability to focus down to 30cm (12 inches) in the telescope mode. This capability allows the measurement of lateral displacements, as opposed to the autocollimator mode, which measures angular displacements.

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The new PLX Tool Cube

The new PLX Tool Cube is designed for setting up optical axes or intuitive alignment of equipment and instruments at right angles to each other or parallel to each other.

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New PLX retroreflectors withstand up to 800 degrees F...

PLX has manufactured stainless steel hollow retroreflectors, which can withstand temperatures up to 800 degrees F.  These are mounted inside the stacks of coal power plants in programs designed to measure the content of emissions from the plant.

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Canadian Astro-H Metrology System (CAMS) Program: PLX Invar-mounted hard mount retroreflectors

Astro-H is a space-based X-ray observatory scheduled to be launched in 2016.  The mission is an international collaboration with participation from institutions in the US, Canada, Europe and Japan.

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Geophysics Interferometer: Long-baseline laser strainmeter in Kamioka uses PLX Hollow Retroreflector

As part of the Geophysics interferometer, PLX manufactured a 15” clear aperture Hollow Retroreflector of 0.5 arc seconds accuracy for the University of Tokyo Earthquake Research Institute.

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ICESat-2 program: PLX vacuum-compatible Lateral Transfer Hollow Retroreflector

LX manufactured a vacuum-compatible Lateral Transfer Hollow Retroreflector with a 5” aperture, 18.5” separation and 1 arc second accuracy for the ICESat-2 program.