TMT Signs Contract with Coherent Inc. to Polish Mirror Blanks * TMT primary mirrors enter production *

//TMT Signs Contract with Coherent Inc. to Polish Mirror Blanks * TMT primary mirrors enter production *

Pasadena, November 7, 2017 – Marking a major production milestone, TMT has entered into a contract with Coherent Inc., one of the world’s leading providers of lasers and laser-based technology for scientific, commercial and industrial customers, to polish its U.S. manufactured primary mirrors (M1) segments. TMT, with its thirty-meter diameter primary mirror, and a collecting area greater than all other optical telescopes on Maunakea combined, is the largest optical/near-infrared telescope planned for the northern hemisphere.

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