Photek, Ltd. of St Leonards on Sea, UK today announced that it is licensing the intellectual property of Arradiance, Inc. of Sudbury, MA for use in nanofilm microchannel plate (MCP) based imagers and detectors. Arradiance's revolutionary nanofilm technology, covered by 11 issued US patents and several pending US and worldwide patents … read more.
Photek's Dr James Milnes presented at the recent 1st EPS Conference on Plasma Diagnostics held in Frascati, Italy.
More information can be found at http://www.ecpd2015.enea.it.
A copy of the presentation "Recent Developments in Ultra-High Speed and Large Area Photomultiplier tubes" is available here.
Photek are pleased to be supporting the Engineering Education Scheme (EES).
A team of Year 12 students from Burgess Hill School for Girls has been working with engineers from Photek on a project aimed at creating an ultra-violet (UV) spectrometer … For more information click here.
A Photek 40 mm diameter dual proximity-focused, three-MCP image intensifier was used to show how an image intensifier's phosphor afterglow can be exploited for accurate timing of photon arrival well below camera exposure … For more information and the paper click here.
Photek's Intensified Camera to be used in NASA Aircraft as part of an Aerosol Ice Interface Transition Spectrometer (AIITS), developed by the Centre for Atmospheric and Instrumentation Research at the University of Hertfordshire … read more.
A Photek image intensifier has been used with a fast P47 phosphor and a high frame rate CCD, in research for Time Correlated Single Photon Counting (TCSPC) in Life Sciences.
The paper "Wide-field time-correlated single-photon counting (TCSPC) lifetime microscopy with microsecond time resolution" is now available to access here.
We have been selected as finalists in the Best Partnership category at the KTP Best of the Best Awards 2014, shortlisted from over 50 nominations for the £10,000 prize! The Partnership between Photek, Prof Mike Ashfold at the University of Bristol and former KTP Associate Orla Kelly (now R&D Engineer at Photek) aimed to design state-of-the-art velocity map imaging (VMI) ion optics suitable for imaging in physical chemistry experiments and characterisation of attosecond laser systems … read more
Velocitas VMI is a range of instrumentation and components uniquely designed for velocity map imaging and other advanced research applications. Velocitas VMI builds on the strength of the parent organisation, Photek Ltd, with our expertise in photon and particle detectors, cameras and specialist … read more
Fusion diagnostics that utilise high speed scintillators often need to capture a large area of light with a high degree of time accuracy. Microchannel plate (MCP) photomultiplier tubes(PMTs) are recognised as the leading device for … read more
Photek's paper presented at the "Workshop on Fast Cherenkov Detectors" is now available online via the Journal of Instrumentation – "A square, multi-anode, long life MCP-PMT for the detection of Cherenkov photons … View the paper here
The next generation Ring Imaging Cherenkov (RICH) detectors for particle ID applications, at CERN, PANDA, and others place stringent requirements on photon detectors, with potentially high magnetic fields unaligned with the detector's … read more
Photek are pleased to announce the launch of a new scientific camera range, Lumintek. Lumintek's EMCCD technology provides a cost effective solution for photon limited biological applications, making the technology available to any laboratory. … read more
Characterisation and Lifetime measurements of ALD coated Microchannel Plates, in a sealed photomultiplier tube.
The Full paper from the 13th Vienna Conference on Instrumentation is now available online here
The TORCH PMT; a close packing, multi-anode, long life MCP-PMT for Cherenkov applications … download poster (pdf)
We are pleased to announce that Photek's Dr Orla Kelly has been recognised as a "Business Leader of Tomorrow" by the Technology Strategy Board. An award ceremony will take place in London on December 3rd. Dr Kelly has recently accepted an offer to join Photek on a full time basis as a Design Engineer, following the successful completion of a two year KTP project, in collaboration with the School of Chemistry at the University of Bristol … read more
Photek present poster at the 13th Vienna Conference on Instrumentation showing a PMT with extended lifetime; 5.16 C/cm2 of total extracted charge … read more
Photek will be presenting a poster on "Development & performance of the Capacitive Division Imaging Readout (CDIR) detector, and future applications" at PhotoDet 2012 to be held at LAL Orsay, France from the 13th - 15th June … read more
Find out why Photek PMTs are being used in applications such as fusion diagnostic … read more
Photek will be presenting a paper on "Nanosecond Time-Resolved Ion Imaging System" at Pittcon 2012 to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando from the 11th - 15th March … read more
Give us your opinion on Photek's new HPTDC and be entered into a draw to win a Android tablet … read more
Photek has today launched its new corporate logo. The new logo symbolises the company's focus to continually develop innovative products for its customers and to expand into exciting new markets. The previous logo was created in 1991 when Photek was formed and has served the company well for nearly two decades. During that period, Photek has evolved significantly and the new logo reflects the continuing … read more
Photek Limited joins the European Seventh Framework Programme BioliSME … read more
Recent news confirms the Advanced Composition Explorer (ACE) mission managed by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has gone from strength to strength for over a decade. The primary objective of ACE is to measure and compare the composition of several samples of matter including … read more