Lasers and Electro-optics Branch/Code 554

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's Laser and Electro-Optics Branch objectives are the development of new concepts and optical technologies for future generation lasers, optical detectors, electro-optic instruments and systems for space applications.  Branch facilities include clean rooms equipped with state-of-the-art optical instrumentation for the construction of space qualified lasers and amplifier systems.  Other laboratories are dedicated to research and development of solid-state lasers, optical amplifier systems, and single-photon detector testing.   Two fully equipped laboratories are dedicated for testing, reliability analysis, and space qualification of diode laser arrays.