Chatenay Malabry 92290


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43-47 Rue Camille Pelletan
Chatenay Malabry 92290

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Supplies a range of cooled and uncooled IR detectors used for space observation missions and battlefield equipment.


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The Copernicus Carbon Dioxide Monitoring mission, or CO2M for short, is one of Europe’s new high-priority satellite missions and will be the first to measure how much carbon dioxide is released into the atmosphere specifically through human activity.
Detectors & Imaging

Lynred SWIR detector to fly on Copernicus CO2M satellite mission

The SWIR detector will enable coverage of a high number of wavelengths of interest, as well as a large swath, for the major Earth observation satellite mission.
(Credit: The European Space Agency)
The Copernicus Land Surface Temperature Monitoring (LSTM) mission will carry a high spatial-temporal resolution thermal infrared sensor to provide observations of land-surface temperature.
Detectors & Imaging

Lynred to develop SWIR detector for Land Surface Temperature Monitoring mission

The mission’s prime contractor, Airbus Defence & Space, will integrate Lynred’s shortwave-infrared (SWIR) detector into the satellite’s imager, whose land-surface temperature ...
(Image credit: Andrew Lloyd & Associates)
Detectors & Imaging

Sofradir and ULIS rebrand as Lynred to accelerate infrared technology development

Lynred is the new identity under which its 1,000 staff will provide the widest range of advanced IR technologies.
FIGURE 1. A VGA 15 μm pixel pitch mid-wave infrared (MWIR) detector with digital interface is optimized for size, weight, and power (SWaP), weighing in at 0.40 kg with a cool-down time of 3 min and 20 s.
Detectors & Imaging

Advances in Imaging: Cooled infrared detectors advance the state of the art

Advances in infrared imaging offer new capabilities and applications for defense, security, research, biomedicine, and manufacturing. Particularly, pixel pitch and packaging improvement...
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A Sofradir VEGA QWIP-based FPA is used for thermal imaging of military vehicles (top left, IR image from QWIP camera; top right, visible image of vehicle). The FPA, housed in its integrated detector dewar assembly, is seen at lower right; the Thales camera into which the assembly is integrated is see at lower left.
Detectors & Imaging

Photonics Products: MWIR and LWIR Detectors: QWIPs capture LWIR images at low cost

With their low cost and high uptime, quantum-well infrared detector focal-plane arrays compete well with mercury cadmium telluride for some uses in the long-wave infrared.
Image courtesy of JAXA
The Hayabusa-2 space probe nears the asteroid 1999 JU3 in this artist's drawing.
Detectors & Imaging

Sofradir hyperspectral detector en route to asteroid on board the Hayabusa-2 space mission

A hyperspectral detector made by Sofradir (Palaiseau, France) is part of the Japanese Space Agency (JAXA) space mission Hayabusa-2, which was successfully launched on December...

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IR detector cooler from Sofradir for military applications

The L-HOT midwave-infrared integrated detector cooler operates at 150 K (-123°C), 60 K higher than standard mercury cadmium telluride IR detectors in the 3 to 5 μm waveband, and...

Sofradir garners multi-million Euro MUSIS/CSO infrared contract

Paris, France--Advanced IR detectors developer Sofradir has been awarded a multi-million Euro contract to manufacture IR detectors for the engineering and flight model phases ...
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Sofradir to supply SWIR detectors for hyperspectral earth-imaging program

Sofradir (Chatenay-Malabry, France) said today it has agreed with Galileo Avionica (Italy), a worldwide supplier of space equipment, to supply it with Saturn, Sofradir's 1000x256...
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Sofradir acquires IR detector company Electrophysics

Ranked #2 worldwide in infrared (IR) detectors, Sofradir agrees acquisition will accelerate its development in the North American market.
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Sofradir announces GE as new shareholder for its subsidiary, Ulis

Veurey-Voroize, France--Sofradir has announced that General Electric will become a minority shareholder in Ulis, manufacturer of uncooled infrared detectors.