Space technologyOur extensive and often unique expertise in X-ray and gamma-ray detector technology and spectral analysis is used in the demanding environment of space exploration and research.

We have designed, developed and produced customised instruments and components, such as position sensitive proportional counters, solid-state spectrometers and detector arrays, ultra-thin X-ray windows and filters. In addition we have developed sub-mm bolometer technology and  space debris sensors.

While some of the instruments are already launched and operational, some are waiting to be launched. The developed technology is readily adaptable for use on Earth in physics research and in harsh industrial or field environments.

The total lifetime of our products in space is nearly 150 years - with no failures

Have a look on more detailed information of our actual and former Space Projects listed below.


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Io - for low temperature detectors

Io - for low temperature detectors

Io is a compact, Cryofree and low vibration continuous cooling solution offering device and sample temperatures down to 50 milliKelvin (mK).

Dr Ziad Melhem of Oxford Instruments NanoScience will be giving a talk at MIT on the enabling technologies, require…
5:21 PM - 16 Feb 18
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