NEWS 22 October 2021

Mikroniek October 2021: Astronomical science instrumentation

The October issue of Mikroniek features the Big Science-related theme of astronomical science instrumentation.


The cover story is devoted to the Dutch ‘marriage’ between astronomy and high-tech systems engineering, which has produced numerous contributions to ground-based telescopes and space missions, some of which are highlighted in the following articles. In addition, a preview of the once-again real-life Precision Fair is presented, as well as a report of the successful DSPE Conference on Precision Mechatronics. This issue concludes with an article on PECM (precision electrochemical machining). Click here for an impression. (Photo courtesy of ESO / Fred Kamphues)


References

Techcafé December 8

In Dutch: Uitnodiging eindejaarsspecial van het Techcafé. Is Additive Manufacturing alleen geschikt voor prototypes of moeten we kansen voor de productieomgeving niet onderschatten?

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YPN visited Nikhef in the…

On November 24, YPN visited Nikhef and it was a great success. Nikhef is an institute that researches and develops scientific instrumentation, mainly for particle accelerators in Switzerland.

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Wim van der Hoek Award…

Prize for better measurement of gravitational waves. During the 21st edition of the Precision Fair, held this year in Den Bosch for the second time, the Wim van der Hoek Award was presented under the auspices of DSPE (Dutch Society…

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