Optical Detection & Amplification
Silicon detector circuits, Infra red detection, Avalanche photodiode detection circuitry, Thermal radiation measurement, Multi-element detection.
Bulk Optical Devices & Assemblies
Filter, polariser and beamsplitter mounts, Crimped lens mounting system, Custom components, Manufacturinhg jigs and tools.
Electronic Demodulation Schemes
Active filter design, Comparator circuitry design, Phase sensitive detection systems, Frequency modulation and demodulation schemes, Signal level shifting, Composite demodulation schemes.
Fibre Optic Sensors
Obscuration, FBGs, Fotonic sensing, Fiberdyne, Fabry-Perot, Interferometric, Wavelength encoded, Displacement (triangulation, focus).
Specialised Fibre Optic
Polyimide, gold and metal coated fibre stripping and preparation, Standard and large core optical fibre termination, Custom fibre protection system, Custom optical fibre ferrule manufacture. Insertion loss measurements.
Distributed Fibre Optic Sensing
Distributed fibre optic temperature sensing, Distributed fibre optic acoustic sensing, Optical time domain reflectometry (OTDR), OTDR low-temperature switching.
Pressure, Temperature (NTCs, thermocouples, IR), Flow, Humidity (semiconductor and cold mirror), Proximity, Displacement.
SMART Structure and Interrogation Systems
Quasi and distributed fibre sensor systems, COTS interrogation equipment, Custom interrogation systems, Fibre deployment and handling systems.
Industrial Test Rig Development & Fabrication
Light engineering, Test rig design and fabrication, Sensor integration, Data Aquisition and automation, Light industrial fabrication inluding MIG and TIG welding.
Printed Circuit Board Design
Circuit and functional modelling, Schematic capture, Printed circuit board layout, Mechanical optimisation, Gerber correction, Design for manufacture, Prototype board testing, evaluation and optimisation, Surface mount capability.
Materials evaluations, Surface lapping and preparation, Microscopic measurements, Sputter coating.
Precision Mechanical Prototyping
Complete In-house workshop, 4-axis Milling, Turned components, Sheet metal constructions,