Daniel Francis

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ETTC: Nuremburg 2018

In June, Erica Alcusa Sáez and Steve James travelled to Nuremburg, Germany to present their work on fibre-optic measurements in wind tunnels at the European Test and Telemetry conference.  The conference provides a forum for the discussion of telemetry technologies for aeronautical, space, automotive, biomedical applications. Application of fibre Bragg grating sensors to a stalled high lift …

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Eurobrake: Den Haag 2018

In May, Steve James attended the EuroBrake conference in Den Haag, The Netherlands. He presented work on optical measurements of brake pad pressure distributions. EuroBrake forum was created in 2012 to address the profound changes in the demands made by the braking industry’s customers and end-users, and to provide a forum for companies and engineers working …

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Photonics Europe 2018: Strasbourg

In April, Jane and Dan attended the SPIE Photonics Europe conference in Strasbourg, capital of the Alsace-Lorraine region and centre of the European Parliament. The conference is the largest of its kind in Europe covering  the most significant photonics technologies—from digital optics to quantum technologies to attosecond science. Jane had an invited presentation on her work …

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Physics in Food Manufacturing: Edinburgh 2018

In January, Jonathan Hallam attended the Institute of Physics first annual meeting of the Physics in Food Manufacturing group, held at the University of Edinburgh.  He presented his work on depth-resolved, metre-per-second flow measurement using optical coherence tomography. Depth-resolved monitoring of fluidic flows at m/s velocities and micrometre resolution using Optical Coherence Tomography via a …

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