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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
Ionising Particle Analyser
STFC has developed a novel ionising particle analyser which enables the separation of the fluorescent yield and electron yield in EXAFS (extended X-ray absorption fine structure) measurements. The technology greatly improves the study of surface layers of materials using X-ray light sources. DESCRIPTIONMeasurement of electron yield is a known techn...
Published: 22/12/2014
Keywords(s): 01.h. Imaging & Detector Technology, 03.c. Apparatus Engineering, 05.b. Chemistry, 05.f. Physics, 05.f1 Accelerators, 05.f2 Light Sources, 06.b. Biology/Biotechnology, 09.a. Measurement Tools
Category(s): Advanced Materials, NDT, Scientific Instrumentation, Sensors & detectors, Pharmaceuticals & Biologics
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
Raman Spectral Analysis of Sub-Surface Tissues and Fluids
This invention enables non-invasive, in-vivo examination of sub-surface tissues using Raman spectroscopy. IMAGESDESCRIPTIONRaman spectroscopy is a technique used to determine molecular characteristics of materials through detecting Raman features of scattered light. STFC has invented a non-invasive method of examining bone quality and composition o...
Published: 16/05/2014
Keywords(s): 06.a. Medicine, Human Health, 06.b. Biology/Biotechnology
Category(s): Electronics & Semiconductors, Medical & Biomedical, Optics & Lasers, Pharmaceuticals & Biologics, Security Applications, NDT
Optical Tweezers Feedback
The nanoprobe is a free-floating 3D force probe for single molecule research. The unique active feedback sensor tracks and controls the position and movement of the nanoprobe. Additionally, fast and dynamic force measurement of multiple objects is enabled by selective read-out of active pixels within the sensor array.IMAGES  DESCRIPTIONTechnology ...
Published: 16/04/2014
Keywords(s): 05.k. Nanotech. (physical science), 06.b. Biology/Biotechnology, 06.d. Micro- & Nanotech. (bioscience)
Category(s): Nanotechnology, Optics & Lasers, Sensors & detectors, Scientific Instrumentation
Optical Tweezers
The nanoprobe is a free-floating 3D force probe for single molecule research. Advanced fabrication processes allow greater versatility and applications. The position and orientation of the nanoprobe is tracked and controlled by a unique active feedback sensor. VIDEOS IMAGES DESCRIPTION Technology to manipulate and monitor on the nanometre scale i...
Published: 16/04/2014
Keywords(s): 05.k. Nanotech. (physical science), 06.b. Biology/Biotechnology, 06.d. Micro- & Nanotech. (bioscience)
Category(s): Nanotechnology, Optics & Lasers, Scientific Instrumentation
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
TipChip
Credit card sized, single use mass discriminator that could be used as a near patient diagnostic platform for several conditions such as diabetes, peptic ulcers and liver dysfunction. This technology developed by STFC, UK scales down the large and expensive commercial Mass Spectrometers through innovative design allowing accurate detection of small...
Published: 31/03/2014
Keywords(s): 06.a. Medicine, Human Health, 06.b. Biology/Biotechnology, 10.a. Safety & Security, 10.b. Environment
Category(s): Medical & Biomedical, Security Applications, Pharmaceuticals & Biologics, Electronics & Semiconductors
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
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