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Polymer Optics

Artemis Facilities

Facility:

  • 2,000 square metre (21,500 square feet) custom-built premises
  • 1,500 square metre (16,100 square feet) environmentally controlled production laboratory
  • Six main coating chambers
  • Opto-mechanical assembly line
  • State-of-the-art metrology laboratory
  • Assembly cleanroom facility
  • Bespoke head-up display combiner measurement system

Coating Equipment:

  • 3 Leybold APS1104
  • 2 Leybold Syrus LC3
    • All plants equipped with Quartz Crystal Monitoring.
    • x E-Beam guns.
    • All plants have an Advanced Plasma Source (APS)
    • IR plants have additional Thermal sources.
    • Optical monitoring available on two plants.
    • Bespoke grading mechanism for Colour Selective combiner plates.
    • New Chamber with IR capability planned for 2024.
  • 1 bespoke DLC (diamond-like-carbon)

Spectrophotometers:

  • 2 x Cary 5000 UMA – UV VIS NIR 175nm – 3300nm. Variable angle (S+P) reflection measurement capability.
  • 1 x Cary 6000i UV VIS NIR 175nm – 1800nm. High resolution OD measurement capability. OD 8.
  • 2 x Cary 60 with colour IVPT capability 190nm – 1100nm.
  • 1 x Perkin Elmer Frontier Optica FTIR 1.2µ - 30µ
  • 1 x Fully Automated OD Laser Test Facility @ 694nm 0° - 80° with built in Cary 60 for Colour/IVPT measurement.
  • 1x Combiner Test Station – Automated angular measurements with X Y Z staging and integrated Cary 60.

Optical Test:

  • Fisba µPhase Interferometer 633nm. (max Diameter 100mm). Capable of measuring Form Error, Transmitted Wavefront Error and Parallelism of flat substrates.

Environmental Testing:

  • ETS Humidity test chamber – configured for standard humidity test (49°C, 95% Relative Humidity)
  • DSE Climatic test chamber - +10°C to +95°C, 10 - 98%RH
  • DSE Temperature test chamber - -70°C - +180°C
  • Ascott Salt Fog Chamber

Abrasion Testing

  • Eraser abrader conforming to MIL-E-12397
  • Wiper abrader conforming to TS1888 para 5.4.3 (5 mins @ 1000 rpm)

Inspection

  • Calibrated scratch/dig reference samples
  • ASH OMNI 3 Digital microscope and measurement system
  • Dynascope 5-axis Measurement system

Resistance

  • Jandel 4-point probe Ω/sq

Thin Film Design

  • Design Software
    • Film Star
    • Optilayer
    • Artemis proprietary software for design and simulation of dual HUD combiner systems
  • 3 x Optical Thin Film Designers
  • 2 x Process Engineers
  • 2 x Manufacturing Engineers
  • 1 x Test Engineer

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