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Brimrose AO Modulator Used on ISS

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A Brimrose Corporation of America acousto-optic modulator (AOM) is now being used by NASA as part of a new facility known as the Cold Atom Laboratory (CAL) on the International Space Station (ISS). Fiber-coupled version of the acousto-optic modulator. Courtesy of Brimrose. The Cold Atom Laboratory was developed at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and already has begun operating on the ISS. It will provide scientists with an improved set of tools for probing the realm of quantum mechanics. The AOM is a fiber-coupled, solid-state device that can tune laser light to very...Read full article

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    Photonics Spectra
    Sep 2018
    Businessaerospaceopticsfiber opticslasersfiber lasersNASABrimroseBrimrose Corporation of AmericaAcousto-Optics ModulatorAOMInternational Space StationISSCold Atom LaboratoryCALlight speed

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