Astronomy

AMOS is active on five continents in the design, development, manufacture and on-site installation of ground-based telescopes for professional astronomy.

One of the company’s major achievements was the Auxiliary Telescope System, comprising four 1.8 m telescopes working in interferometric mode, on the Cerro Paranal site of the European Southern Observatory in Chile.

Current AMOS projects in this field are typically in the 1- to 4-m range and extend from classical astronomical devices to solar, interferometric and wide- field systems.

While producing most of its telescope optics in-house, AMOS also polishes mirrors and lens correctors for other companies.
 





 ON FOCUS - Diamond Turning

Advanced Mechanical and Optical Systems (AMOS) manufactures small optical pieces by diamond turning mainly for infrared applications but also, after post polishing, for visible or ultraviolet. Concave or convex mirrors up to 500mm can be machined with extreme asphericities....
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 LASTNEWS

SPIE 2016

 AMOS will be at SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation in Edinburgh this summer from the 26th June to 1st July 2016. ...


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Press Release 2016-03-30

 TECHNICAL ACTIVATION OF THE LARGEST ASIAN TELESCOPE, IN THE PRESENCE OF THE BELGIAN AND INDIAN PRIME MINISTERS  Link to event's video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FgMIX9IoNE & ...


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Press News - 24th June 2015

 AMOS SIGNS TWO MAJOR AGREEMENTS IN CHINA During H.M. King Philippe’s state visit in China this week, AMOS has signed two agreements with major Chinese players in the field of optical...


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