Monthly Archives: December 2016

Big software for big science

The Experimental Physics and Industrial Control System (EPICS) is a distributed control system used in many of the world’s largest physics experiments.  I was asked by XCAM Ltd. – a leading designer and manufacturer of advanced CCD camera systems – … Continue reading

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Pulvis et umbra sumus (We are but dust and shadow)

I’ve been involved in a number of projects aimed at keeping dust off camera sensors.  Now I’ve been involved in one where the camera is used as a sensor – to measure dust. XCAM has developed an innovative approach to … Continue reading

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Radio Frequency Material Characterisation for the European Space Agency

Pixel Analytics is the software partner in the ESA project “Accurate RF material characterisation using scattering measurements from quasi-optical bench”. The project’s goal is to characterise the RF behaviour of materials and surfaces by measuring, modelling and predicting the BRDF … Continue reading

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