The giant coating plant for the ESO VLT

General view of the VLT coating plant. The coating unit is a large vacuum chamber with a diameter of 9.4 meters and a volume of about 122,000 liters. The required ultra-high vacuum is generated by 8 cryo-pumps which are located on top of the vacuum chamber.

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Tegund:Ljósmynd
Útgáfudagur:16. maí 1997
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Nafn:Very Large Telescope
Tegund:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Flokkur:Paranal

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