• Spectrolab :: The World's leading provider of compound semiconductor and lighting products

    Welcome to Spectrolab

    Spectrolab, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, is the world’s leading merchant supplier of the Highest-Efficiency Multijunction Solar Cells for Spacecraft Power Systems, with proven reliability drawn from 60 years of space heritage.

    Spectrolab’s state-of-the-art space solar cells and panels power satellites in Earth’s orbit, as well as, the International Space Station. Since its founding in 1956, Spectrolab has led the way in the development of high-efficiency solar cells for space missions. Spectrolab has demonstrated its enduring technological leadership by being the first company to place cells on the moon (Apollo 1969), on the surface of Mars (Rover 2004), and orbit Jupiter (Juno 2016).

      Our Products include:
    • Space qualified solar cells, CICs, and panels
    • Terrestrial solar cells for large utility scale concentration systems
    • High intensity Nightsun® airborne searchlights
    • Optoelectronic Sensors (avalance photodiodes, laser power converters and infrared cameras)
    • Pulsed and steady state solar simulators

    Contact Us

    12500 Gladstone Avenue
    Sylmar, CA 91342 US

    Tel: (818) 365-4611
    Fax: (818) 383-7474

    If you are interested in receiving information about any of our products, please fill out the contact form and a Spectrolab representative will contact you with details.


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    SPECTROLAB, INC., through its commitment to continuous improvement in products and customer satisfaction, shall strive to deliver, on time, every time, the highest quality products and services available in the industry.