McPherson is to provide a research group from the Chinese HL-2A Tokamak at the Southwestern Institute of Physics with a vacuum ultraviolet (VUV) spectrometer.
Qioptiq has secured a significant contract through Thales Australia to supply the Australian Defence Forces with its VIPIR-2 thermal imaging equipment.
A research team from the University of Washington has used the Raman Explorer 785 from Headwall Photonics for the analysis of hydrothermal vents at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean.
The Space Science and Technology Department (SSTD) at the CCLRC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory recently acquired a Rofin SLM laser marking system to ensure it can satisfy stringent marking requirements.
XenICs and FOS&S have been contracted to by aircraft manufacturer Airbus Industries to jointly develop novel ways to measure tension, compression and temperature in fibre-reinforced composite materials.
Goodrich has been awarded a contract from the US Air Force Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Battlelab to develop and fabricate a shortwave infrared sensor for the Spectre-Finder initiative.
Polychromix is collaborating with Nasa to provide its Digital Transform near-infrared spectrometers for determining water content on the surface of the Moon's South Pole.
Seabird behavioural scientist Dr Petra Quillfeldt has used a portable mass spectrometer from Avantes to determine the maturity of birds on New Island in the Falklands.
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