Bedford, MA Facility

The Stewart Radiance Laboratory

The Stewart Radiance Laboratory (SRL), SDL's Bedford, MA facility, is located within five minutes of the Air Force Research Laboratory at Hanscom Air Force Base near Boston. 

SRL works closely with its parent organization Space Dynamics Laboratory in North Logan, Utah to develop new data acquisition systems and perform data reduction and analysis on measurements acquired in both laboratory and field settings.

SRL has the resources to provide small and large research laboratories with sufficient support for a wide variety of tasks.

This 10,000-square foot facility includes:

  • Cryogenic sensor fabrication and test labs
  • Electronics labs
  • Electro-optical development and test labs
  • A calibration lab
  • A machine shop
  • A class-100 clean room

Additional SRL capabilities include the design, fabrication, testing and calibration of Michelson interferometers, radiometers, imagers, and dispersive element spectrometers.

SRL has been involved with sensor integration and operation on a wide variety of ground sites and airborne platforms and currently maintains specialized infrared sensors that are regularly used on field tests.

SRL provides our east coast customers and partners with local support and easy access to technical experts.