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eagleyard helps counting stars

eagleyard laser diodes made in Berlin play part in the largest all-sky survey of celestial objects to date.

Two laser diodes from eagleyard Photonics are working on board at ESA’s billion-star surveyor Gaia. Our single frequency laser diodesDFB-852 in a 14-pin butterfly housing are responsible to keep the two telescopes in the right position to achieve Gaia’s mission to create the most accurate 3-D map yet of the Milky Way.

Click here to read the full Press Release in English. And here for the German version