Month: October 2014

C2 and C3 glass blanks finished

Ohara Corp in Japan has informed us that they have finished manufacturing the C2 and C3 blanks and are finalizing them for shipment.  Arizona Optical Systems (AOS) has been awarded the glass polishing contract for these two lenses and their

DESI awarded $1.1M from the Heising-Simons Foundation

We are pleased to announce that the Heising-Simons foundation has awarded $1.15M to the DESI Project.  The purpose of the award will be to fabricate the long-lead optics of the corrector (C1 and C4).  We expect to receive the funds


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