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QuinStar Remembers William Tap Lum

2019-01-21T10:16:16-08:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: News Archive|

With sadness, QuinStar announces the passing of noted cryogenic researcher William Tap Lum. He worked at the Radio Astronomy Laboratory at UC Berkeley. Tap teamed up with David Williams and Harold Weaver to found Berkshire Technologies, Inc. The company made cryogenically cooled low-noise amplifiers. His products supported the research of many physicists and radioastronomers for years […]

QuinStar Engineer Captures Orion Nebula

2019-01-07T14:17:07-08:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: News Archive|

At QuinStar, we’re about more than millimeter-wave technology. The people comprising QuinStar pursue diverse and exciting outside interests.

Our Chief Engineer, Jim Schellenberg, is a highly skilled amateur astronomical photographer. He captured this beautiful image of the Orion nebula using a specially modified Canon 6D. The camera responds to the H-alpha spectral line at 656 nm (from […]

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