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Hard X-ray imaging detector
The Technology department at STFC have developed the HEXITEC detector measures the energy and position of every incident photon in the 4-200keV range. Each one of the 80x80 pixels provides a full energy spectrum with an average energy resolution of 800eV FWHM at 60keV. IMAGES DESCRIPTIONThe GigE 8080 is a self-contained, CE marked module that on...
Published: 19/04/2016
Keywords(s): 01.a. Electronics, 01.h. Imaging & Detector Technology, 02.c. Process control and logistics, 05.f. Physics, 05.f1 Accelerators, 10.a. Safety & Security
Category(s): NDT, Security Applications, Sensors & detectors, Scientific Instrumentation, Pharmaceuticals & Biologics, Manufacturing & Process Engineering, Electronics & Semiconductors
Terahertz Waveguide Structures
A patented fabrication method of waveguide structures developed at STFC which overcomes the 600 GHz limitations of current systems and allows operation up to 10 THz.IMAGES DESCRIPTIONConventional waveguide structures, which have been fabricated for signals up to around 600 GHz, comprise a discrete planar diode mounted on a mi...
Published: 09/01/2015
Keywords(s): 01.a. Electronics, 01.b. Microelectronics, 01.g. Telecommunication, Networking, 01.h. Imaging & Detector Technology, 02.b. Industrial Manufacture, 03.c1 Wave-guides, 05.a. Astronomy, 05.f. Physics, 10.a. Safety & Security
Category(s): Electronics & Semiconductors, NDT, Security Applications, Scientific Instrumentation, Sensors & detectors
Imaging Sensor (3 Side Buttable)
For some imaging applications, such as medical X-ray imaging and satellite imaging, the detecting area has to be large and can only be covered by tiling several smaller detector units preferably in a 3-side buttable fashion, which poses many readout and addressing issues. The following novel STFC technology overcomes challenges posed by such a desi...
Published: 08/01/2015
Keywords(s): 01.a. Electronics, 05.e. Meteorology/Climatology, 06.a. Medicine, Human Health, 10.a. Safety & Security
Category(s): Sensors & detectors, Electronics & Semiconductors, Medical & Biomedical, Security Applications
OPIC Sensor
STFC Engineers have developed a CMOS detector with the ability to detect rapid increases in incident radiation within a single exposure period. This functionality makes the detector particularly useful in the detection of sudden external event, while not limiting any normal uses. DESCRIPTIONNormal CMOS or CCD detectors do not give any information a...
Published: 23/12/2014
Keywords(s): 01.a. Electronics, 01.b. Microelectronics, 01.h. Imaging & Detector Technology
Category(s): Sensors & detectors, Scientific Instrumentation, Space Technology, Electronics & Semiconductors
Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy
Circular dichroism (CD) is the differential absorption between left and right circularly polarised light on passage through a sample. Measurement of CD gives structural and enantiomeric information on proteins, other biomolecules and liquid crystals. STFC’s new circular dichroism detection system overcomes the sensitivity and speed issues fac...
Published: 18/12/2014
Keywords(s): 01.a. Electronics, 01.h. Imaging & Detector Technology, 03.c. Apparatus Engineering, 03.d. Chemical Tech. & Engg., 05.b. Chemistry, 06.a. Medicine, Human Health, 06.b. Biology/Biotechnology
Category(s): Electronics & Semiconductors, Medical & Biomedical, Optics & Lasers, Pharmaceuticals & Biologics, Scientific Instrumentation, Sensors & detectors
Novel Amplifier
STFC has developed a gain block with improved noise performance and lower power consumption, developed initially for use in a charge amplifier front end. The block can also be used in other types of amplifier, especially voltage amplifiers and shaping amplifiers. IMAGES DESCRIPTIONThe basic gain block in charge amplifiers have extremely high inp...
Published: 18/12/2014
Keywords(s): 01. ELECTRONICS, IT AND TELECOMMS, 01.a. Electronics, 01.h. Imaging & Detector Technology, 09.b. Amplifier, A/D Transducer
Category(s): Electronics & Semiconductors, Sensors & detectors, Space Technology
Space Surveillance Camera
A compact camera system was designed for satellite imaging using a push-broom imager also known as along track scanner. IMAGESDESCRIPTIONThe system consists of folded 3 mirror imaging system projecting visible or IR light rays onto a detector which is a linear array of CCD pixels. This optical arrangement adapts an off-axis 3-mirror telescope desig...
Published: 14/05/2014
Keywords(s): 01.a. Electronics, 01.h. Imaging & Detector Technology, 02.j. Aerospace Technology
Category(s): Aerospace Engineering, Optics & Lasers, Security Applications, Sensors & detectors, Space Technology
Electron Detector
The Electron Detector was designed for direct digital recording of data from biological electron microscopy. The sensor, based on active pixel technology, is a substitute for conventional wet-film recording methods featured in electron microscopy and is readily incorporated into a camera system. IMAGES   DESCRIPTIONThe electron came from a project ...
Published: 16/04/2014
Keywords(s): 01.a. Electronics, 01.h. Imaging & Detector Technology, 06.b. Biology/Biotechnology, 09.c. Electronic measurement systems, 10.a. Safety & Security
Category(s): Scientific Instrumentation, Sensors & detectors, Electronics & Semiconductors
Cold Finger
STFC has developed a high performance Displacement type Stirling cycle cryogenic cooler consisting of a displacer cylinder extending axially between warm and cold ends with a regenerator inside that circulates an operating fluid with flow shapers in place to improve heat transfer. STFC invites technical and commercial partners for this technology. ...
Published: 31/03/2014
Keywords(s): 01.a. Electronics, 04.c. Energy transmission and conversion
Category(s): Security Applications, Electronics & Semiconductors, Space Technology, Optics & Lasers
Terahertz Portal Scanner
The scanner works by detecting Terahertz energy (far IR) emitted by the body naturally to detect concealed objects. This passive system means that it is 100% safe to use on all people. This technology includes some unique and innovative features such as; non-invasive detection as it does not image intimate areas of the body and a detection range of...
Published: 31/03/2014
Keywords(s): 01.a. Electronics, 10. PROTECTING MAN AND ENVIRONMENT
Category(s): Sensors & detectors, Space Technology, Security Applications, Electronics & Semiconductors