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February 03, 2016 00:00
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.
December 15, 2015 12:00
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.
September 20, 2015 00:00
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.
August 05, 2015 00:00
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.
April 14, 2015 00:00
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.
December 02, 2014 00:00
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.
December 01, 2014 00:00
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.
November 29, 2014 00:00
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.
January 03, 2012 00:00
Developed by PLX, Monolithic Optical Structure Technology (M.O.S.T.™) is a unique optical innovation that combines all of the elements of a complex optical setup into a single monolithic unit.
May 04, 2008 00:00
The award PLX received is granted by the United States Small Business Administration for SBA’S Region 2 covering several states in the northeast and is sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Three days of ceremonies were held in Washington DC, including a reception at the White House where President Bush was the keynote speaker.