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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
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
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
OPIC Sensor
STFC Engineers have developed a CMOS detector with the ability to detect rapid increases in incident radiation within a single exposure period. This functionality makes the detector particularly useful in the detection of sudden external event, while not limiting any normal uses. DESCRIPTIONNormal CMOS or CCD detectors do not give any information a...
Published: 23/12/2014
Keywords(s): 01.a. Electronics, 01.b. Microelectronics, 01.h. Imaging & Detector Technology
Category(s): Sensors & detectors, Scientific Instrumentation, Space Technology, Electronics & Semiconductors
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
Novel Amplifier
STFC has developed a gain block with improved noise performance and lower power consumption, developed initially for use in a charge amplifier front end. The block can also be used in other types of amplifier, especially voltage amplifiers and shaping amplifiers. IMAGES DESCRIPTIONThe basic gain block in charge amplifiers have extremely high inp...
Published: 18/12/2014
Keywords(s): 01. ELECTRONICS, IT AND TELECOMMS, 01.a. Electronics, 01.h. Imaging & Detector Technology, 09.b. Amplifier, A/D Transducer
Category(s): Electronics & Semiconductors, Sensors & detectors, Space Technology
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
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
Electron Detector
The Electron Detector was designed for direct digital recording of data from biological electron microscopy. The sensor, based on active pixel technology, is a substitute for conventional wet-film recording methods featured in electron microscopy and is readily incorporated into a camera system. IMAGES   DESCRIPTIONThe electron came from a project ...
Published: 16/04/2014
Keywords(s): 01.a. Electronics, 01.h. Imaging & Detector Technology, 06.b. Biology/Biotechnology, 09.c. Electronic measurement systems, 10.a. Safety & Security
Category(s): Scientific Instrumentation, Sensors & detectors, Electronics & Semiconductors
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