Infrared Sources

Source: Excelitas Technologies
Excelitas Technologies designs and manufactures Infrared (IR) light sources for a variety of military applications including Infrared Countermeasure (IRCM), missile tracking systems, and night vision illuminators. Excelitas Technologies can apply its experience and capabilities to design new, customer specific IR sources and/or subsystems to meet your specific application requirements.

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Infrared sources from Excelitas are employed worldwide as critical components in numerous frontline Infrared Countermeasure Systems protecting military personnel and aircraft. Our infrared sources produce intense continuous wavelength or pulsed radiant energy covering a wavelength range out to 5.0 microns.

Several standard IR source designs are available and can be readily adapted to specific power levels and electromechanical interface requirements. Customization capabilities include high temperature ceramic-to-metal sealing and emissive control for spectrally selective output, sapphire windows for their excellent IR transmission, high temperature strength, and chemical inertness, and optical coatings that achieve superior output performance in selected infrared wavelengths.

Excelitas Technologies' light sources are designed to meet the strict specifications and perform in the harsh conditions demanded in a wide range of defense and aerospace applications including:

  • Infrared threat Countermeasures (IRCM)
  • Missile Tracking
  • Night Vision Illumination
  • Vehicle Lighting
  • Display Lighting
  • Portable Field Lighting
  • Spacecraft Lighting
  • Surveillance and detection

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