Search Results - 10.b. environment

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External Cavity Laser Spectrometer
Scientists at STFC have developed a novel external cavity laser absorption spectrometer, which can be used to determine characteristics of sample such as environmental air, human or animal breath, environmental water or condensate from gas, bodily fluids, etc.IMAGES DESCRIPTIONThe apparatus has an external cavity semiconductor laser with a s...
Published: 26/01/2015
Keywords(s): 01.h. Imaging & Detector Technology, 05.e. Meteorology/Climatology, 05.f. Physics, 06.a. Medicine, Human Health, 10.b. Environment
Category(s): Scientific Instrumentation, Optics & Lasers, Medical & Biomedical
Isotope Ratiometer
The isotope ratiometer is a new technique developed at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory used to measure the ratio of stable isotopes 13C:12C (δ13) for CO2. The novel configuration allows the instrument to compact robust and offer very high precision in real time. IMAGES DESCRIPTIONIsotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (IRMS) has long been...
Published: 12/01/2015
Keywords(s): 01.h. Imaging & Detector Technology, 05.b. Chemistry, 05.c. Earth Sciences, 05.e. Meteorology/Climatology, 05.f. Physics, 06.a. Medicine, Human Health, 08.b. Food quality and safety, 09.a. Measurement Tools, 10.a. Safety & Security, 10.b. Environment
Category(s): Electronics & Semiconductors, Optics & Lasers, Food & Beverage Technology, Scientific Instrumentation, Sensors & detectors, Medical & Biomedical
Compact Fast Neutron Detector
STFC is seeking companies interested in novel improvements in fast neutron detection. Current fast neutron detectors lack the ability to acquire data over a wide range, require a complex setup process and are under threat due to the lack of availability of helium-3. This technology provides a simple, compact and scalable fast neutron detector allow...
Published: 08/04/2014
Keywords(s): 05.e. Meteorology/Climatology, 05.f. Physics, 09.c. Electronic measurement systems, 10.a. Safety & Security, 10.b. Environment
Category(s): Accelerator Technology, Electronics & Semiconductors, Medical & Biomedical, Scientific Instrumentation, Space Technology, Aerospace Engineering, 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
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
CLaDs
A portable CLaDS instrument has been deployed for the environmental monitoring of nitrous oxide at Princeton University (invention partners). This proved the instruments enhanced properties over other traditional sensors, and shows outstanding performance in terms of sensitivity, robustness and reliability of results. A table –top instrument...
Published: 31/03/2014
Keywords(s): 02.c. Process control and logistics, 03.a. Other Industrial Technologies, 03.b. Process Plant Engineering, 06.a. Medicine, Human Health, 09.a. Measurement Tools, 09.c. Electronic measurement systems, 10.b. Environment
Category(s): Sensors & detectors, Scientific Instrumentation, Optics & Lasers, Manufacturing & Process Engineering, Security Applications, Medical & Biomedical