AMOS uses diamond turning to manufacture small optical pieces for infrared applications and also, with post-polishing, for visible or ultraviolet. The company produces concave and convex mirrors up to 500 mm diameter with extreme asphericities, also off-axis devices and freeform surfaces.
Recently AMOS turned a large Fresnel lens of over 2 m diameter, sector by sector. The company also produces echelle gratings up to 300 mm long with as many as up to 100 grooves per mm and a precise blaze angle.
ON FOCUS - Diamond TurningAdvanced 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....
Giant Magellan Telescope
AMOS selected as major subcontractor to design the structure of the Giant Magellan Telescope.
Giant Bubbles on Red Giant Star
Telescopes built by AMOS allow for the first time astronomers to see huge bubbles on the surface of a remote star! In an article published in the journal Nature on 21 December 2017, a team of...
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