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Laser Mounts
One of the major challenges regarding high power, short pulse lasers is managing the heat generated in optical elements of the laser. Engineers at STFC have patented a novel mounting vane for cooling such elements using a fluid stream. IMAGESDESCRIPTIONLasers with a high output power are required for a number of applications, such as materials proc...
Published: 08/01/2015
Keywords(s): 03.d. Chemical Tech. & Engg., 04.e. Nuclear Fission/Nuclear Fusion, 05.f. Physics
Category(s): Optics & Lasers, Accelerator Technology
Electrospinning Scale-Up
STFC has a developed a high throughput manufacturing process for its previously patented electrospinning technology. This method addresses the need for an industrial scale electrospinning source with the ability to change the molecular content of the nanofibres with minimal time delay. IMAGES DESCRIPTIONElectrospray is a technique for dis...
Published: 23/12/2014
Keywords(s): 02.b. Industrial Manufacture, 02.g. Materials Technology, 03.b. Process Plant Engineering, 03.d. Chemical Tech. & Engg., 04.a. Energy storage and transport, 05.b. Chemistry, 05.k. Nanotech. (physical science), 06.b. Biology/Biotechnology, 06.d. Micro- & Nanotech. (bioscience)
Category(s): Medical & Biomedical, Nanotechnology, Pharmaceuticals & Biologics, Scientific Instrumentation, Manufacturing & Process Engineering, Food & Beverage Technology, Energy & Alternative Fuel, Advanced Materials
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
Ammonia Storage
Hydrogen is often claimed to be the best alternative fuel for automotive purposes if not for the complications involving its safe and efficient storage. The technology developed by STFC, utilizes compounds having the general formula M1x(BH4)y(NH2(R2))n to safely and efficiently store and when required release hydrogen. This technology has multiple ...
Published: 31/03/2014
Keywords(s): 03.d. Chemical Tech. & Engg., 04. ENERGY, 04.a. Energy storage and transport, 04.b. Energy production, 04.f. Renewable Sources of Energy, 05.g. Mechanical Engineering, 10.b. Environment
Category(s): Energy & Alternative Fuel, Mechanical & Automotive
Droplet Deformation
Shaped microscopic particles find application in a variety of industries like paint, food, photonics, etc. STFC has developed an innovative technology which provides a unique capability for the deformation of droplets (oils, polar solvents, gels, etc.) through the use of optical traps generated by laser beams. Once the droplets are shaped, they may...
Published: 31/03/2014
Keywords(s): 02.g. Materials Technology, 03.d. Chemical Tech. & Engg., 03.i. Printing, 05.j. Microtech. (physical science), 06.b. Biology/Biotechnology, 08.a. Technology for the food industry
Category(s): Manufacturing & Process Engineering, Nanotechnology, Pharmaceuticals & Biologics, Food & Beverage Technology
Electropun Fibres
An innovative technology that allows the co-electrospinning of nanofibres with porous shells with core fluid that may find a wide variety of applications in fields varying from automotive hydrogen storage to pharmaceutical applications such as drug delivery. STFC currently licenses the technology in the field of hydrogen storage but invites interes...
Published: 31/03/2014
Keywords(s): 02.b. Industrial Manufacture, 02.g. Materials Technology, 03.d. Chemical Tech. & Engg., 04.a. Energy storage and transport, 06.b. Biology/Biotechnology, 06.d. Micro- & Nanotech. (bioscience)
Category(s): Nanotechnology, Manufacturing & Process Engineering, Medical & Biomedical, Pharmaceuticals & Biologics, Energy & Alternative Fuel
Electrospinning Nozzle
STFC has developed a novel electrospinning process that allows for the parallel production of very fine multicore nanofibres and/ or particles of diameter between 3-1000 nm. A multitude of concentric ducts enable the layering of the fibres with various immiscible fluids at varying thickness. The structures thus produced in a wide range fields from ...
Published: 31/03/2014
Keywords(s): 02.b. Industrial Manufacture, 02.g. Materials Technology, 03.d. Chemical Tech. & Engg., 04.a. Energy storage and transport, 06.b. Biology/Biotechnology, 06.d. Micro- & Nanotech. (bioscience)
Category(s): Manufacturing & Process Engineering, Pharmaceuticals & Biologics, Nanotechnology, Energy & Alternative Fuel, Medical & Biomedical