Search Results - Accelerator Technology

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e-Black Surfaces
STFC's Accelerator Science department has developed a method of laser ablation to reduce secondary as well as photo-electron yields in particle accelerators and RF waveguides to less than 1. Secondary electron emission is an unwanted effect limiting the performance of high energy colliders, storage rings and dumping rings such as the Large Hadron C...
Published: 27/04/2016
Keywords(s): 02.j. Aerospace Technology, 03.c. Apparatus Engineering, 03.c1 Wave-guides, 03.c2 Klystrons, 04. ENERGY, 04.c. Energy transmission and conversion, 04.e. Nuclear Fission/Nuclear Fusion, 05.f1 Accelerators
Category(s): Accelerator Technology, Manufacturing & Process Engineering, Advanced Materials, Scientific Instrumentation, Optics & Lasers
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
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
Charged Particle Generator
High energy, high current proton beams are currently used in many areas of technology and research, and continue finding applications in even more areas. Reliability of such beam sources have been a major problem in the commercial viability of the same, especially in fields where reliability is key such as accelerator driven sub-critical reactors. ...
Published: 08/04/2014
Keywords(s): 04. ENERGY, 04.e. Nuclear Fission/Nuclear Fusion
Category(s): Accelerator Technology, Energy & Alternative Fuel
Novel Multipole Magnets
STFC in collaboration with CERN has developed a new type of adjustable permanent magnet based quadrupole for the CLIC Drive Beam Decelerator. It uses vertical movement of permanent magnets to achieve a desired integrated gradient range. The multipole magnet is capable of producing a high quality, adjustable magnetic field that does not require an e...
Published: 31/03/2014
Keywords(s): 05.f. Physics
Category(s): Accelerator Technology