PHOTONICS LAB

THIN FILM COATING

The institute has a 2.8M and another 1.5M vacuum coating plant at our field station Kavalur. A 2M completely computer controlled vacuum coating plant has been installed at Indian Astronomical Observatory, Hanle. And a 0.3M coating plant at Bangalore. These plants are extensively used for various coating of large and small optics including process development and material characterization.

2M coating plant at Hanle

2.8M Coating Plant at Kavalur

Mirror cleaning operation

1.5M Coating Plant at Kavalur

 

Gold Coating Unit

 

Last updated on: November 20, 2020