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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
Novel X-ray System
Conventional medical X-ray images are adequate for distinguishing between regions with significantly different density such as that between bone and surrounding tissue. The contrast however, is not sufficient to distinguish regions of similar density, such as tumours within healthy tissue etc. STFC’s patented X-ray technology that simultaneou...
Published: 08/01/2015
Keywords(s): 01.h. Imaging & Detector Technology, 06.a. Medicine, Human Health
Category(s): Medical & Biomedical, NDT, Optics & Lasers, Sensors & detectors
Imaging Sensor (3 Side Buttable)
For some imaging applications, such as medical X-ray imaging and satellite imaging, the detecting area has to be large and can only be covered by tiling several smaller detector units preferably in a 3-side buttable fashion, which poses many readout and addressing issues. The following novel STFC technology overcomes challenges posed by such a desi...
Published: 08/01/2015
Keywords(s): 01.a. Electronics, 05.e. Meteorology/Climatology, 06.a. Medicine, Human Health, 10.a. Safety & Security
Category(s): Sensors & detectors, Electronics & Semiconductors, Medical & Biomedical, Security Applications
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
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
Multi-TEDDI 3D X-Ray Imaging
This invention relates to a tomographic energy dispersive diffraction imaging system (TEDDI). Whilst conventional tomographic imaging systems rely on absorptive or spectroscopic data of the subject, TEDDI provides diffraction data in combination with either absorption or spectroscopic data. As an example, the diffraction pattern of a sample will sh...
Published: 27/05/2014
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Category(s): Sensors & detectors, Security Applications, NDT, Medical & Biomedical, Nanotechnology
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
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
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