Category Archives: Achievements

Bimorph Mirrors for X-ray Beam Lines


Bimorph state of the art: 100nrad and 0.5nm rms

During the last year THALES SESO manufactured and delivered more than 10 integrated elliptical bimorphs for Brookhaven National Laboratory (USA), the Photon Factory (Japan), Diamond Light Source (UK). The mirror system have been designed, realized and set-up with slope errors between 100 and 150 nrads and shape...

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Happy birthday Thales SESO!

At the beginning of the summer, Thales SESO, based in Aix-en-Provence, celebrated its half-century of existence. Thales SESO began its life as an expert in the polishing of optical pieces for astronomy. Over 50 years, it has become a world leader in components and opto-mechanic systems, supplying most observation satellites, the Megajoule laser, almost all...

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