ADVANCED EXPERIMENT HARDWARE FOR FUNDAMENTAL PHYSICS & PLANETOLOGY
Thales Alenia Space has developed acknowledged expertise for fundamental physics and planetology such as detectors of gravitational waves produced by catastrophic galactic and extragalatic events as well as high energy physics detectors.
A RANGE OF HARDWARE SOLUTIONS WITH A LARGE HERITAGE
Several programs have qualified the technologies: Sax_MECS, Sax_ SPGSPC, Sax_PDS and integral_IBIS (Pixit & Veto).
- Physics and planetology:
* Fundamental physics
° Inertial sensors devices
° High sensivity accelerometers
* In Situ analysis:
° X-Ray diffractometers
- High Energy Physics detectors: Measurement of X-Rays, Gamma rays and cosmic rays with X-Ray diffractometers.
- High frequency radiometers: Measurement of microwave range in astronomic observations, up to 100 GHz.