Beryllium is a lightweight metal, which has very interesting and unusual properties. However beryllium dust produced in its machining is toxic and can cause berylliosis, a chronic lung disease. Leading has one of the most modern beryllium workshops in the world, with great machining capabilities under extraordinary safety conditions.
A process for manufacturing robust and compact components subjected to very high heat loads.
Targetlaboratory@FAIR/GSI provides a huge variety of methods to produce: self-supporting heavy ion targets, self-supporting films and layers over a wide thickness range are available, s huge variety of methods to prepare material for the heavy ion source are provided, and for the analysis and quality control a huge variety of methods.
A new technology for the successful assembly of all flange components. Value proposition: Facilitating flange installation, Removing installation errors, Ensuring 100% flange installation success, regardless of operator experience.
The proposed technology is based on virtual reality (VR) application for training in high tech industry. Immersive experience is brining the skill mastering and assessment to a whole new level. Sophisticated equipment and a workflow now could be protected by objective digital adviser that will suggest to refresh the knowledge if needed.
A photosensitive flame and spark detector that can be used for detection of small flames in the presence of direct sunlight and in a fully illuminated area. Supersensitive UV flame detector based on wire- or GEM-type amplification structure. Wire and GEM-based gaseous detectors operate in proportional mode and can detect various flames, including sparks, in direct sunlight conditions. Combined with compact pulse UV sources they can also detect smoke and some dangerous gases. GEM-based detectors equipped with a lens can provide information on the position of the flame and smoke.
The ‘EuCPAD’ system allows for real time radiation recording of all persons working in an exposure field situation, with local resolution of their trajectories throughout the radiation field. Thanks to its high accuracy and its ability to deliver the data to other areas more remote to the field of or primary source exposure, it may find application in the nuclear, civil aviation or medical fields.
A laboratory with more than 30 years of experience in designing detectors systems for high energy physics and medical imaging. Characterization of scintillation materials and detectors: thermalized benches for characterization of transmission, emission, light yield and timing properties, single photon counting and coincidence time measurements, spectrophoto- and fluorimetry, streak camera, pulsed X-rays and irradiation facilities. Monte Carlo simulations, including ray tracing of light transport and collection. Nanocrystals, metamaterials and nanophotonics. System integration.
This calibrator operates across the frequency range 30 GHz – 1000 GHz, and exhibits emissivity of 0.999 and coherent return loss of better than -50 dB. It can be used for the calibration of radiometers, spectrometers and other detectors in the submillimeter frequency range, where an absolute amplitude and spectral calibration is essential.
The proposed method helps designing di-electric coatings more robust against manufacturing errors by proposing an additional criterion for coating optimization. The method also helps retrieving for any wavelength the as-manufactured spectral phase-shift. Quality requirements and demanding optical performances of high precision optical instruments can be met easier.
The detector system ROSE, allowing to perform four dimensional (4D) emittance measurements on heavy ion beams independent of their energy and time structure. ROSE is a fully standalone, mobile emittance scanner system. This is a three step process involving the ROSE hardware, the electronics ROBOMAT* and the software working packages.
The power converters team at ESS has a cumulated experience of more than 100 years in development, testing and commissioning of extremely complex and high demanding power converters for several Big Science facilities, including CERN and ESS.
This includes but is not limited to: High Current power supplies (~ tens kA) for particle detector magnets, based on conventional thyristor technology; High Voltage and High Power power supplies, both DC and pulsed, for RF amplifiers; Grid power compensators for pulsed loads; High Voltage and High Current power supplies for Fusion Energy applications.
The High Voltage Power Supply is primarily intended for Long Pulse Solid State Klystron Modulators used in high power Linac’s. It is rated for 115kV/100A (pulse amplitude voltage/current); 3.5ms/14Hz (pulse width/repetition rate), and is therefore capable of supplying up to 4 klystrons in parallel, each rated 1.6MWpk / 80kWav RF.
It’s design is based on the novel SML (Stacked Multi-Level) topology which provides enormous advantages over conventional ones.
Digital controls for high stability and reliability power supplies used to power superconducting as well as conventional magnets.
The new fourth-generation ESRF-Extremely Brilliant Source (EBS) storage ring features 50 times more magnet power converter units than before supplying almost 1,000 eletromagnets. This means ultra high-reliability power supply is required as well as "hot swapping" of power units without losing the beam and disturbing operations.
The new fourth-generation ESRF-Extremely Brilliant Source (EBS) storage ring features new vacuum chamber profiles with reduced aperture. Radio frequency (RF) fingers are a key component to ensure good RF conditions and reach the best possible machine performance. A more compact, more robust and more reliable RF finger design has been produced for the new storage ring.
The proposed technology relies on the use of GaN (Gallium Nitride) direct bandgap semiconductors. GaN based devices offer outstanding performances compared to precursor Si (Silicon) or GaAS (Gallium Arsenide) ones, allowing to operate at much higher temperatures and voltages. This provides significant benefits when implemented in power conversion equipment, namely: increase of power density and efficiency, and reduction of mass and cost. GaN allows to manage high power systems in a very efficient way, decreasing the total system loses, while being able to operate harsh radiation & magnetics environment.
Welding Distortion Analysis services for the evaluation of deformation and the optimization of jigs in steel assemblies with massive welds
Tango Controls is a freeopen source device-oriented controlstoolkit for controlling any kind of hardware or softwareand building SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) systems. Tango Controls is operating system independent and supports C++, Java and Python for all the components.
Lightweight robotics for demanding environments such as space and fusion systems, provide greater control and payload in confined environments where space and power usage are a challenge to conventional technologies. Development needs an integrated end use, manufacturing and control approach.
The FlexED8 is based on a six-axis industrial robot, equipped with a tool changer and includes a novel open sample-storage dewar with a built-in ice filtering system.
A hand controller device enables a user to control virtual or real (robot) hands/grippers/ tools over distance and to feel what the robot feels: Useful when performing tasks/work in remote or dangerous environments; The human is in the loop to deal with unexpected and unstructured situations; The human remains the highest authority over (partial) automated systems; One user can control multiple robots / multiple users can control one robot.
Novel software system that locates the position and orientation of a piece of remote handling equipment in an extremely harsh environment.
A Remote Diagnostics Application software that provides a set of tools for diagnostic of Remote Handling systems in harsh environment and allows incorporation of custom diagnostic functions.
System for full remotely controllable manipulation of X-ray beam. Value proposition: Controllable magnification factor, It works over a broad range of wavelength, Minimizes downtime because of (Remote set-up option, No hardware change required, No chamber opening required).
Cryo-electron tomography technology to functionalize the grids using photo micro patterning with a laser, allowing controlling the position of cell son the grids with a high degree of spatial accuracy. The technology works on grids of different materials, and patterned grids can be stored up to 30 days under hydrated conditions at 4°C.
Virtual calculation algorithm for Finite Element Model analysis based on a proprietary technology embedded in the ANSYS Maxwell software.
A Computational Fluid Dynamics meshing methodology for extremely large calculations applied to massive structures.
Higher dimensional simulation and/or image data may require contouring, i. e., the construction of so called hyper-surfaces. We provide a novel technique, which is 100% reliable, fast and efficient while using minimal computational resources. Our approach is totally data-driven. It resolves any given topological ambiguity.
The proposed technology is based on a technology developed for satcom; basically it is an MLI with ability to absorb RF. This is very useful be used on structures avoid scattering effects.