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August 11, 2022
James Milnes R&D Manager at Photek will present at the next XI International Workshop on Ring Imaging Cherenkov Detectors (RICH 2022) | University of Edinburgh meeting 15 Sept 2022, 17:25 Photek have developed a square microchannel plate (MCP) PMT using 6 µm pore MCPs to achieve superior timing, compared to the previous generation which used… Continue reading A 256 channel photon counting module using a square microchannel plate PMT in a tight packing envelop achieving < 100 ps single photon timing.
July 18, 2022
Presentation Mr Paul Hink – UV Photocathodes for space detectors 18 July 2022 • 17:30 – 19:00 EDT | Room 516 Abstract We present test results of next generation high QE photocathodes appropriate for use in a wide range of FUV and DUV astronomy and remote sensing. A newly developed opaque CsI photocathode… Continue reading SPIE UV Photocathodes for space detectors
May 6, 2022
Founded in 1995, ERAI, Inc. is a global information services organization that monitors, investigates, and reports issues affecting the global electronics supply chain. As the industry’s leading source of risk assessment tools, ERAI provides exclusive services and in-depth information that enable its members to perform industry-specific risk mitigation on suspect counterfeit, high-risk, and non-conforming parts… Continue reading Photek become members of ERAI
March 11, 2022
Press Release Interview with Tom Conneely – Senior R&D Systems Scientist, Photek Introduction SMILE – (Solar-wind Magnetosphere Ionosphere Link Explorer) Satellite is a space scientific mission in collaboration between the European Space Agency (ESA) and the National Space Science Centre (NSSC) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Photek Limited. The scientific instruments onboard… Continue reading Photek Awarded European Space Agency (ESA) SMILE Space Mission 2024 Contract for MCP Image Detectors for the SMILE Ultraviolet Imager
March 7, 2022
Lviv, Ukraine and Dublin, Ireland – 7 February 2022 – Tibidabo Scientific Industries Ltd (“Tibidabo Scientific”), a global leader in highly differentiated technology for scientific research, aerospace, and industrial markets, today announces the opening of a new virtual office in Lviv, Ukraine. With offices in the United States, Ireland, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom,… Continue reading Tibidabo Scientific Industries Ltd Announces a New Virtual Office in Lviv, Ukraine, and Seeks to Hire Seventy-Five Full-Time Local Employees
January 13, 2022
Meet Photek at the Photonics West booth #2067 to talk to our sales team and see the AuraTek – PCS system in action! Our colleague Tom Conneely will give a presentation and demonstration on the 26th of January 2:30 PM Photonics West Demo Area 1 (Hall ABC) Time-resolved single photon imaging and detection… Continue reading Photek Auratek-PCS Demonstration – Photonics West 2022
January 13, 2022
Photek Ltd, announces the availability of the AuraTek PCS, a next-generation single photon counting system. The AuraTek PCS is designed to significantly reduce measurement time for scientists and engineers in a wide range of photon counting applications by providing highly parallel, fully independent readout. In fluorescence lifetime imaging applications users currently must decide between excellent… Continue reading AuraTek-PCS demonstrating Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging
January 10, 2022
Advancement in Detector Physics relies on enhancing detector technology to improve the spatial resolution, temporal resolution, and data analysis software routines. This unique collaboration with Photek and the University of Leicester, funded by the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851, aims to develop a new generation single photon imaging detector. This novel detector with… Continue reading New generation single photon imaging detector from Photek
December 6, 2021
Here at Photek we were recently recommended for continued certification after completing our ISO 14001:2015 recertification audit. This recertification recognises Photek’s determination to manage our environmental impact and shows a constant commitment to environmental planning and improvement. The audit determined the effectiveness of our environmental management system ensuring that it meets all applicable statutory, regulatory,… Continue reading Why environmental quality management is important to Photek?
October 14, 2021
Congratulations to our young colleague Amelia Markfort who was awarded a prestigious Industrial Fellowship by the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 Amelia is a KTP Research Associate at Photek where she has worked since October 2020. She holds a Master’s degree in Physics from the University of Sussex where she has previously… Continue reading Industrial Fellowship by the Royal Commission
September 29, 2021
Come hear our colleague Amelia Markfort present at IEEE NSS MIC 21st October Investigating machine learning solutions for high-speed data analysis and imaging of a single photon counting detector with picosecond timing resolution Limitations in algorithmic data analysis techniques for image processing of photon detection devices are becoming increasingly apparent. Use of high… Continue reading Single photon counting detector with picosecond timing resolution
September 14, 2021
An Aug. 8 experiment at National Ignition Facility (NIF) at LLNL made a significant step toward ignition, achieving a yield of more than 1.3 megajoules (MJ). This advancement puts researchers at the threshold of fusion ignition, an important goal of NIF, and opens access to a new experimental regime.
September 7, 2021
Written by: Ayse Duran R&D Detector Scientist Photek The job of an imaging detector is to register a single particle or a cloud of particles, read the time and position of them and store the relevant information in a computer so that it can be analysed. However, a single particle does not provide a strong… Continue reading Building a 3D particle imaging detector
July 14, 2021
Tibidabo Scientific Industries Ltd, a global leader and supplier of highly differentiated technology for scientific research, aerospace, and industrial markets, announces the acquisition of Photek Limited, a specialist manufacturer of image intensifiers, solar blind detectors, photomultipliers, streak tubes and a range of associated electronics and camera systems.
June 10, 2021
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.
June 10, 2021
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. Read More
June 10, 2021
We are pleased to announce that Photek are exhibiting and presenting at the 8th International Conference on New Developments in Photodetection, Tours, France, 3rd to 7th of July 2017