The Optics Laboratory is specialized in the realization of all type of optical measurements, alignment and integration of instruments, prototype tests and characterization of components and optical systems in general.
The IAC has the infrastructures and the scientific and technical equipment necessary to carry out its technological support activities, both for the own projects of astrophysical instrumentation, as well as for external collaborations in R&D
Fibre Optics Laboratory
The Fibre Optics Laboratory is used for the construction of optical fibre bundles for astronomical instrumentation.
Optical Coating Laboratory
The Optical Coating Laboratory is used for depositing thin films onto optical surfaces
Optical quality measurement interferometer
Modular equipment for the measurement of the spectral response of components and optical systems.
Device dedicated to the measurement of the transmission or reflection of materials as a function of wavelength