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Photek Auratek-PCS Demonstration – Photonics West 2022

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

AuraTek-PCS demonstrating Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging

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

New generation single photon imaging detector from Photek

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

Why environmental quality management is important to 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?

Industrial Fellowship by the Royal Commission

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

Single photon counting detector with picosecond timing resolution

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

The National Ignition Facility Brings Star Power to the Earth

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.

Building a 3D particle imaging detector

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

Interview with our CEO Gareth Jones

September 2, 2021

Gareth Jones, Managing Director of Photek and CEO of TQ Scientific. I manage and oversee the various core business functions: Production, Finance, Sales & Marketing, R&D, and Quality, to help achieve the strategic goals of the business.

National Ignition Facility stands on threshold of key nuclear fusion goal

August 31, 2021

New exciting article from the National Ignition Facility – Harnessing fusion, the process that powers the Sun, could provide a limitless, clean energy source.

Photek partners with PETsys Electronics to develop a unique Photon Counting System with 256 channels

August 31, 2021

Photek partners with PETsys Electronics to develop a unique Photon Counting System with 256 channels

Indian Satellite AstroSat Detects Extreme Ultraviolet (UV) light from Galaxy 9.3 Billion Light-years Away!

July 26, 2021

Photek is proud to have contributed to the Indian Space Agency (ISRO) project where they have shown a new Galaxy 9.3 billion light-years away.

TORCH proposed new detector for the LHCb facility at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN

July 26, 2021

Photek is proud to have collaborated with CERN providing TORCH, a new detector for the LHCb facility at the large Hadron Collider, one of the four major experiments operating at the site.

Tibidabo Scientific Industries Announces the Acquisition of Photek Limited.

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.

Photek USA New Office

June 14, 2021

Photek LTD announces the formation of Photek USA LLC, a US sales and technical support center.

Launch of N-Cam

June 14, 2021

Photek are delighted to announce the launch of N-Cam, an Intensified Gadox sCMOS Neutron Camera.

“The Development of an Improved Streak Tube for Fusion Diagnostics” Poster is now available to view

June 10, 2021

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

Photek are pleased to be sponsoring the Gordon Research Conference “Photoionization & Photodetachment” (February 7th – 12th, 2016 in Barga, Italy)

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.

Photek Celebrates its 25th Birthday!

June 10, 2021

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.

Wide-field TCSPC-based flourescence lifetime imaging (FILM) microscopy

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

Photek continues to see significant growth

June 10, 2021

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.

Photek will be attending the 2017 UK Space Conference. (Stand B-16, 30th May – 1st June)

June 10, 2021

We are pleased to announce that Photek will be attending the 2017 UK Space Conference taking place at the Manchester Central Convention Complex, Manchester, UK.

Photek are pleased to be supporting and exhibiting at the International Symposium on Molecular Beams, 2017

June 10, 2021

We are pleased to announce that Photek are supporting and exhibiting at the International Symposium on Molecular Beams, Nijmegen, Netherlands, 25th to 30th of June 2017

Photek are pleased to be exhibiting and presenting at the 8th International Conference on New Developments in Photodetection, 2017

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

Let’s Do Business Hastings Expo on 28th September, 2017

June 10, 2021

Photek are pleased to support and exhibit at the Let’s Do Business Hastings Expo on 28th September. more information can be found here: … more information can be found here:

Certification to ISO 14001:2015

June 10, 2021

The Photek iCMOS 160 represents the latest advance in high speed intensified imaging. It’s readout of 160 frames per second at 2.2 Megapixels, coupled with optional ultra-fast 3 ns gating

Photek will be exhibiting at the 15th Vienna Conference on Instrumentation (VCI) in Austria
(18th – 20th February 2019).

June 10, 2021

Full technical information on the AuraTekTM Multi-Anode MCP-PMT will be available. Technical Note here: Technical Note. Come and visit us in Vienna! Read More

COVID-19 Photek Update

May 14, 2021

We are taking the situation with regards to COVID-19 extremely seriously; the safety and wellbeing of our staff, customers and supply chain partners is of paramount importance to us.

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

May 14, 2021

Following the latest UK Government advice in working safely during COVID-19, Photek have carried out a full Risk Assessment with a return to work, on a two-shift extended hours basis