The NPG has many years experience in the design of Nuclear Physics experimental systems for a wide range of detector types and sizes.
The group's expertise is founded on whole-system design from detector through front-end electronics and mechanics to data acquisition and control. Our close links with experienced physicists, software and mechanical engineers in the NPG are the key to our system design capability.
We are experienced in project management and in cost estimation for funding application. Specific electronics capabilities include complex high speed data acquisition systems based on FPGAs (including the use of embedded Linux within FPGAs), trigger systems and triggerless hardware using time stamping, fast digitisers for pulse shape analysis, PCB design and routing, system commissioning and a good understanding of the physics of the detectors which we instrument.
Current and recent projects include:
Hardware has been produced for use in a variety of modular bus systems including VME, VXI, CAMAC and NIM as well as standalone units in custom enclosures. The NPG has extensive experience in the use of large density programmable electronic logic devices (Altera and Xilinx).
If you would like to discuss your electronics system design requirements, please contact Mr I Lazarus.