Electro-Optical Expertise

Polaris employs electro-optical engineers with years of experience integrating optical systems with detector arrays and image processing electronics. Our team focuses on delivering electro-optical systems with very low noise and high accuracy over the entire optical spectrum. Polaris’ offerings include polarimeters, multi-spectral imagers, thermal imaging, and high-definition 3D cameras and displays. Our specific capabilities include:

  • Detector and camera readout circuitry and processing
  • Detector and camera communication and control
  • Stage and motor control
  • Zoom and focus control
  • Cryogenic feedback and control
  • Optical illumination
  • Simultaneous frame capture
  • Frame capture circuitry and processing
  • Video streaming and storage

Opto-Mechanical Expertise

Our opto-mechanical engineers are well-versed in developing solutions for complex, custom optical systems. Polaris’ staff comprises multiple opto-mechanical engineers who have spent years designing optics mounts, sensor housings, and positional systems to meet our customers’ needs. Specific capabilities include:

  • Custom optical mount design and fabrication
  • Sensor housing design and fabrication
  • Motor and positioning stage system design
  • Cryogenic opto-mechanical design
  • Vacuum system design
  • Weather and environmental hardening
  • Custom cabling
  • Thermal modeling and design