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PHOTONIS Technologies

Photonis Technologies is a multi-national high-technology group specializing in photo sensor technologies, with more than 40 years experience in manufacture, sales and innovation. The group operates internationally and is organized into five business divisions: Nightvision, Digital Imaging, Power Tubes, Nuclear Instrumentation and Scientific Detectors.

Photonis develops, produces and markets innovative sensors for detecting and amplifying very low levels of light, charged particles and radiation, including Image Intensifiers, ICCDs, HPDs, Microchannel Plates, Electron Multipliers, Resistive Glass products, Time-of-Flight Detectors and Advanced Performance Detectors. In addition, they also offer Neutron and Gamma Detectors, Streak Tubes, Power Tubes, Ion Drift Tubes, Flexible Fiber Optics and Micropore Optics.

Photonis Technologies employs over 1100 people worldwide and had 2009 sales revenues in excess of 150 Million Euro. They are proud of their global reputation and service, which extends into over 50 countries and embraces economic and cultural challenges around the world.

Photonis Technologies is rapidly growing into a global leader, with an eye toward developing their company into a multi-technology company which still provides its customers with highly developed products, service, and quality.

Scientific Detectors

Photonis designs and manufactures innovative photon, electron, ion, neutron, gamma and X-Ray sensors and optics for detection and amplification of low light, radiation and emissions. Their products are used in many scientific, medical and industrial applications where accuracy and sensitivity are critical for assessment and action. Photonis’ innovative sensor technologies can be found in many premier instrumentation systems, including mass spectrometers, nuclear reactors, industrial high-speed imaging, and medical diagnostic instruments as well as in a wide variety of physics and space research projects. Their commitment to continual research and product innovation allows Photonis to partner with researchers and manufacturers to develop custom-designed detectors and sensors to fit unique design specifications.

Night Vision

Photonis Night Vision is one of the world leaders in the design and manufacturing of state-of-the-art Image Intensifier Tubes for military, space and commercial applications. Night Vision has become a key opto-electronic technology in modern warfare as more and more combats take place by night. Photonis Night Vision products are in use in all NATO countries and are largely deployed worldwide. They provide the tools to enable safe operation, identification, and detection of threats across a variety of challenging conditions. Their image intensifier tubes are integrated into equipment of the world’s leading suppliers of optical systems.

** Photonis Defense, Inc. operates under a Special Security Agreement (SSA) with the Defense Security Service of the United States Department of Defense.

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Reducing Time Jitter in Time-of-Flight Detectors (.pdf) (Optoelectronics) The effects of time jitter on time-of-flight mass spectrometer detectors is examined. Improvements to both microchannel flatness and ion arrival time. (View Full Article)