About the project

Demcon Focal has partnered with TNO to provide crucial technology for the Extremely Large Telescopes that the European Southern Observatory is building in Chili. By means of the ‘laser guide star’-technology we will help finding answering to mysteries like the birth of stars and the search for signs of life in other galaxies. Our team will develop laser beam conditioning, electronics, control systems and housing for the laser launch telescope. For more information read the press release.

Laser beams in operation, photo by Henri Werij.

Laser beams in operation, photo by Henri Werij. Photo in banner: Artist impression of Extremely Large Telescope by ESO.


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