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Hard X-ray imaging detector
The Technology department at STFC have developed the HEXITEC detector measures the energy and position of every incident photon in the 4-200keV range. Each one of the 80x80 pixels provides a full energy spectrum with an average energy resolution of 800eV FWHM at 60keV. IMAGES DESCRIPTIONThe GigE 8080 is a self-contained, CE marked module that on...
Published: 19/04/2016
Keywords(s): 01.a. Electronics, 01.h. Imaging & Detector Technology, 02.c. Process control and logistics, 05.f. Physics, 05.f1 Accelerators, 10.a. Safety & Security
Category(s): NDT, Security Applications, Sensors & detectors, Scientific Instrumentation, Pharmaceuticals & Biologics, Manufacturing & Process Engineering, Electronics & Semiconductors
Terahertz Waveguide Structures
A patented fabrication method of waveguide structures developed at STFC which overcomes the 600 GHz limitations of current systems and allows operation up to 10 THz.IMAGES DESCRIPTIONConventional waveguide structures, which have been fabricated for signals up to around 600 GHz, comprise a discrete planar diode mounted on a mi...
Published: 09/01/2015
Keywords(s): 01.a. Electronics, 01.b. Microelectronics, 01.g. Telecommunication, Networking, 01.h. Imaging & Detector Technology, 02.b. Industrial Manufacture, 03.c1 Wave-guides, 05.a. Astronomy, 05.f. Physics, 10.a. Safety & Security
Category(s): Electronics & Semiconductors, NDT, Security Applications, Scientific Instrumentation, 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
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
Space Surveillance Camera
A compact camera system was designed for satellite imaging using a push-broom imager also known as along track scanner. IMAGESDESCRIPTIONThe system consists of folded 3 mirror imaging system projecting visible or IR light rays onto a detector which is a linear array of CCD pixels. This optical arrangement adapts an off-axis 3-mirror telescope desig...
Published: 14/05/2014
Keywords(s): 01.a. Electronics, 01.h. Imaging & Detector Technology, 02.j. Aerospace Technology
Category(s): Aerospace Engineering, Optics & Lasers, Security Applications, Sensors & detectors, Space Technology
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
Cold Finger
STFC has developed a high performance Displacement type Stirling cycle cryogenic cooler consisting of a displacer cylinder extending axially between warm and cold ends with a regenerator inside that circulates an operating fluid with flow shapers in place to improve heat transfer. STFC invites technical and commercial partners for this technology. ...
Published: 31/03/2014
Keywords(s): 01.a. Electronics, 04.c. Energy transmission and conversion
Category(s): Security Applications, Electronics & Semiconductors, Space Technology, Optics & Lasers
Terahertz Portal Scanner
The scanner works by detecting Terahertz energy (far IR) emitted by the body naturally to detect concealed objects. This passive system means that it is 100% safe to use on all people. This technology includes some unique and innovative features such as; non-invasive detection as it does not image intimate areas of the body and a detection range of...
Published: 31/03/2014
Keywords(s): 01.a. Electronics, 10. PROTECTING MAN AND ENVIRONMENT
Category(s): Sensors & detectors, Space Technology, Security Applications, Electronics & Semiconductors