HEE Photonics Labs is a spin-off of the University of Latvia, Institute of Astronomy. The company was founded to commercialize long-term research results in Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR) technology enabled by the valuable heritage of the team from the Institute of Astronomy of the University of Latvia. Long-term experience and lively expertise allow HEE Photonics Labs to develop high-precision universal satellite laser ranging with extended features.
The company headcount is 6 people with multidisciplinary expertise in optical design, electronics, very precise mechanics, signal processing hardware and software, astronomy and astrometry.
The older members of the team have been designing and producing SLR instruments since the 1970s, including SLR (LS-105) installed in Metsähovi (Finland), Potsdam (Germany), Ukraine (4 locations) and Riga (Latvia). A portable SLR (PSLR) has been successfully tested in Australia and delivered to Curtin University (Perth).
HEE Photonics Labs offer several key technical advantages:
|Employees in space||6|
|Turnover||150 000 EUR|