High performance optics

Winlight, subsidiary of CNIM Group, is a major partner within the high performance optics market in France and all around the world.


Aspherically mirrors

Close collaboration with the Research Institute in Astrophysics and Planetology (IRAP) for NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

Unique optics for CHECAM, the cutting-edge instrument analyzing Mars rocks around the Curiosity rover.

Photo credits: (c) NASA/JPL-Caltech_LANL/J.-L. Lacour, CEA / Winlight


Molecular assembly technology pattented by the LAM, CNRS and Winlight

24 slicers for MUSE instrument (Very Large Telescope / ESO)

Photo credits: (c) R. Bacon ESO / Winlight

X-ray mirrors

Design, manufacture and polishing of advanced
components for Xray applications

Roughness down to 0.12 nm
Mirrors of various shapes: toroids, cylinders…

Photo credits: (c) Winlight


10 DESI spectrographs (KITT Peak Observatory)

High diameter aspherical lenses manufacturing


Photo credits: (c) NOAO/AURA/NSF / Winlight

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