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M.O.S.T.™ transforms complicated optical set-ups into compact monolithic structures.

M.O.S.T.™ represents a significant improvement over existing systems that utilize traditional mirror mounts. Traditional mechanical mounts are inherently unstable and require constant adjustment – a real disadvantage in critical applications requiring the permanent and stable fixed positioning of optical elements.

As a solid pre-aligned block, M.O.S.T.™ achieves superb optical stability, unsurpassed shock and vibration resistance and sub-arc second accuracy between optical elements. We permanently align this extremely stable assembly, so it will never need adjusting, bringing a new level or reliability to critically aligned assemblies.

For more information go to http://www.plxinc.com/applications/most-monolithic-optical-structure-technology.
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PLX's Space Heritage, a part of some of the world’s most important space missions.

PLX's space heritage dates back to 1975 when the company provided hollow retroreflectors to the Apollo-Soyuz Russian-American space hookup program. The units were used in the docking procedure to align the two vehicles as well as measure gases in the vehicle environment.

Since then PLX has been part of some of the world's most important space missions. And has been privileged to work alongside some of the leading space agencies and companies all over the world. Read more visit...
http://www.plxinc.com/documents/PLX_Space_Heritage_Rev_3.pdf
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Visit our website's new Commercial / Industrial Applications page; find out more about PLX’s innovative optical technology.

PLX's technology enables instruments, which can be used in any wavelength and where accuracy and stability are essential. They are especially useful in harsh environments and can be custom designed with a wide variety of materials, mirror coatings, special metals, sizes, and configurations.

Applications include: Metrology - Laser Tracking, Laboratory Applications, Machinery Alignment, Optical Testing, Long Path Spectroscopy, M.O.S.T.™ - Monolithic Optical Structure Technology.

For more information call 631.586.4190, visit www.plxinc.com or go to https://lnkd.in/gkfj_Dw
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PLX’s optics withstand launch conditions and extreme temperatures while maintaining extraordinary accuracy.

PLX has been producing space qualified instruments and components for over 42 years, covering a wide range of applications. Our space heritage dates back to 1975 when we provided hollow retroreflectors to the Apollo-Soyuz Russian-American space hookup program. Since then, PLX has been a part of some of the world's most important space missions. Some recent examples:

-LTHR's™ for the Advanced Topographic Laser Altimeter System (ATLAS) program
-Retroreflectors for the TIRVIM interferometer, part of the Atmospheric Chemistry Suite (ACS) on a Mars satellite
-Invar-mounted hard mount retroreflectors for the Canadian Astro-H Metrology System (CAMS)
-Vacuum compatible LTHR™ for the ICE, Cloud, and Land Elevation project (ICESat2)

For more information visit http://www.plxinc.com/applications/space-aerospace, contact us at www.info@plxinc.com or view our Space Participation Timeline page.
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You can get the M.O.S.T.™ of your Optical Instruments and Systems.

Developed by PLX, Monolithic Optical Structure Technology (M.O.S.T.™) is a unique optical innovation that combines all of the elements of a complete optical setup into a single monolithic unit. PLX can customize a M.O.S.T.™ design to incorporate virtually any special feature or configuration you require.

-Permanently aligned, so you will never need to adjust it, lasts indefinitely
-Sub-arc second accuracy between elements
-Used in interferometer configurations, laser cavities, beam dividers, beam delivery systems, Boresighting and more

For more information go to http://www.plxinc.com/applications/most-monolithic-optical-structure-technology
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Announcing PLX’s, new expanded line of Hollow Roof Mirrors (HRM).

More options and sizes with added flexibility and stability, in a newly designed lightweight aluminum housing, for protection and ease of handling.

For any application where a rooftop or Porro prism can be used. Compatible with all major mounting systems, they are available in a variety of accuracies, coatings and custom configurations.

For more information, to view diagrams and 3D models go to http://www.plxinc.com/products/hollow-roof-mirrors-hrm
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PLX Retroreflectors used in the TIRVIM Fourier–Spectrometer for robotic exploration of Mars atmosphere.

The TIRVIM Spectrometer (Thermal Infra-Red V-Shape Interferometer Mounting) is part of the Atmospheric Chemistry Suite (ACS), which is now successfully operating in orbit around Mars on the ExoMars 2016 Trace Gas Orbiter.

The PLX Retroreflectors used in the TIRVIM interferometer offer properties which enable them to survive launch conditions and to perform in harsh environments while maintaining exceptional stability and accuracy.

The function of these devices in TIRVIM is to maintain optical alignment of the interferometer while they are translated to modulate the infrared radiation.
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PLX Inc. wins Lockheed Martin's Small Business Award for 2015.

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control division has awarded PLX Inc. with one of its prestigious Outstanding Small Business awards.

Lockheed Martin recognizes their small business partners for their commitment to quality and accountability.

One of PLX's significant projects was manufacturing the Modernized Boresight Module for one of Lockheed Martin’s targeting sensors. The Modernized Boresight Module allows simultaneous viewing of multiple lines of site while operating with extreme stability in harsh battlefield conditions.

PLX is proud to be selected amongst the 19 business suppliers, out of thousands across the nation.

PLX provides unique optical instruments, technologies and solutions to problems of achieving and maintaining state-of-the-art optical accuracy and stability under severe environmental conditions.
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PLX Ball Mounted Hollow Retroreflectors (BMRs) are now available in a new unique Break-Resistant configuration.

PLX’s high accuracy Durable Ball Mounted Retroreflectors (DBMRs) offer increased durability and are designed to work in demanding environments. They are available in 1.5” diameter and two centering options (0.0001” and 0.0005”), and are guaranteed to be compatible with all manufacturers’ laser tracking systems.

All PLX Ball Mounted Retroreflectors are equipped with our standard protected silver coating for the highest durability, reflectance, and distance.

http://www.plxinc.com/products/durable-ball-mounted-hollow-retroreflector-dbmrs
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Introducing the next generation of Ultra-Stable Retroreflectors from PLX.

The new and improved line of PLX Ultra-Stable Hard-Mounted Hollow Retroreflectors (USHM).

Implementation by PLX of a robust Invar mount design adds an extra measure of stability and durability to our USHMs.

The use of Invar, in combination with our new-patented configuration, makes the USHMs suitable for applications where instruments are exposed to changes in temperature and harsh environments. The design approach incorporated in the improved USHM has been utilized in critical military and space applications.

PLX USHMs are available in a variety of coatings and custom configurations.

http://www.plxinc.com/products/improved-ultra-stable-hard-mount-retroreflector-ushm
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