With a successful 2016 behind them, Photek continues to expand in all areas of their production and test facilities.
As Photek continues to grow, it recently acquired a new facility and has since moved some departments out of its main factory units in order to create additional production space. This newly acquired building has been refurbished and is now home to its Sales, Marketing, Finance and Admin … Continue Reading.
A new paper published on SPIE, more information can be found here.
Authors: Klaus Suhling, Liisa M. Hirvonen, Alix Le Marois, Wolfgang Becker, Stefan Smietana, Holger Netz, James Milnes, Thomas Conneely & Ottmar Jagutzki.
It's Photek's 25th anniversary this week.
To celebrate, the company organised a well-attended family fun day at Crowhurst Park near Battle , on Sunday 3rd October.
Founding Director Jon Howorth and his wife Pat, are seen here cutting a celebration cake on the day.
The poster "The Development of an Improved Streak Tube for Fusion Diagnostics" presented by Photek's Dr James Milnes at "HTPD16" the High-Temperature Plasma Diagnostics Conference, is now available to view here.
The conference will focus on Emerging Techniques for the Study of the Ejection of Photoelectrons as Probes of Dynamics, and Their Application to Exotic Systems in the Gas and Condensed Phases.
… More information can be found here: https://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?id=12839
ASTROSAT, India's first space laboratory, has been launched today from the Sriharikota space centre in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Several Photek detecors are on-board as part of the Ultra Violet Imaging Telescope (UVIT).
… Information on the UVIT instrument is available here
… More information on the ASTROSAT is available here
… Watch the launch here (34 minutes in)
Photek has been working with AWE to provide a photomultiplier (PMT) solution for fusion diagnostics. By using microchannel plates (MCP) as the gain medium, the time response of the PMTs can be as fast as 100 ps FWHM. … View the paper here.
We are pleased to announce that Photek will be attending the Microscience Microscopy Congress in Manchester, UK. Photek will be highlighting the HRPCS5 (High Resolution Photon Counting System), which is a true single photon counting camera offering the ability to capture and integrate ultralow light level images in real time. Come and see us at Stand 514. The exhibition runs from the 30th June to the 2nd of July 2015. … Find out more about the conference and exhibition here.
Photek and The TORCH collaboration are undertaking a three year development program to produce a novel square MCP-PMT for single photon detection. The TORCH detector aims to provide particle identification in the 2-10 GeV/c momentum range, using a Time-of-Flight method based on Cherenkov light. … View the paper here.