Optical instruments

Optical instruments for space exploration require precise and stable geometrics that can withstand drastic changes in temperature. Our expertise in sintered silicon carbide Boostec® SiC is a pioneer technology, enabling us to explore the universe.

space telescope SiC Mersen

Ground-based observatories

Ground-based observatories benefit from the same remarkable properties of Boostec® SiC, in particular for their mirrors or their adaptive optics.