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Precision Deployment & Adjustment Mechanism
A deployment mechanism, with excellent fine tuning capabilities in three degrees of freedom.IMAGES DESCRIPTIONEngineers at STFC have developed a hinge mechanism, enabling deployment of an element or surface to a fixed position under very low acceleration, whilst retaining the ability to fine-tune the orientation. It is an activation system in which...
Published: 06/02/2017
Keywords(s): 01. ELECTRONICS, IT AND TELECOMMS, 02.e. Packaging/Handling, 02.j. Aerospace Technology, 05.g. Mechanical Engineering
Category(s): Optics & Lasers, Space Technology, Mechanical & Automotive, Aerospace Engineering
Producing Hydrogen from Ammonia
STFC, a leading UK research organisation has successfully developed a method of producing hydrogen from ammonia. This method is a breakthrough in Hydrogen powered fuel cell and internal combustion engine (ICE) technology. IMAGESDESCRIPTIONHydrogen storage is one of the main scientific and technological challenges in the automotive industry’s ...
Published: 22/12/2014
Keywords(s): 02.i. Transport & Shipping Technology, 04.a. Energy storage and transport, 04.b. Energy production
Category(s): Energy & Alternative Fuel, Mechanical & Automotive
Terahertz Signal Generator
This novel transducer is capable of generating electromagnetic signals in terahertz region. The unique feature of this invention is the use of a field emitter array as a source of electron beam together with a resonant cavity to achieve output radiation of 300 GHz to 10 THz.DESCRIPTIONThe transducer mainly consists of a field emitter array and a ho...
Published: 27/05/2014
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Category(s): Electronics & Semiconductors, Medical & Biomedical, Mechanical & Automotive, NDT, Scientific Instrumentation
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