In May 2016 New Scale achieved full production capacity — 200 per month — of Cobra fiber positioners for the Subaru Telescope Prime Focus Spectrograph (PFS), demonstrating unique competencies in technology development and large-scale micro-mechatronic manufacturing. The company is well-positioned to support other fiber spectrometer programs.
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This material is based upon work supported by the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan under Award No.037151, the University of Japan, the John Robinson Endowment and the California Institute of Technology.
Date Added: 2019-05-15
Category: Fiber World
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