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08/09/17

Eliot, a Theoretical Physics undergraduate student from University of Birmingham, is now in the final week of his eight-week summer internship working at XCAM. Eliot has made a great addition to the XCAM team during his time here. Here’s what he had to say about his experience:...

02/09/17

Position Sensitive Detectors 11 is a multi-disciplinary, international conference which brings...

XCAM engineers will be at the 2017 NASA Contamination, Coatings, Materials, and Planetary Protection Workshop at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland, USA this week to jointly present the latest developments of the PFO Particulate Fall-Out Monitor, alongside...

19/05/17

The winners of the Insider Made in the Midlands Awards 2017 were announced at an awards ceremony in Birmingham last night; XCAM are delighted to have been selected as the winner for the Advanced Engineering/Technology category for a second,...

17/05/17

A cold atom cloud suspended in a magneto optical trap (MOT) has been successfully imaged by XCAM’s C3D CubeSat camera system. The captured image shows the cold atom cloud as the bright spot at the centre of the image, produced using the...

08/05/17

XCAM attended the Science Day held by Northampton High School, a local school for girls, in support of the opening of their brand new junior science lab. CEO of XCAM, Karen Holland, was invited to ‘cut the ribbon’ which included igniting a container full of flammable gas, much to...

21/04/17

XCAM has been shortlisted for the 2017 ‘Insider Made in the Midlands’ award in the Advanced Manufacturing/Technology category. This represents the second year in a row that XCAM has been shortlisted for the award, which XCAM won in 2016.

The award is offered for the use of...

02/03/17

XCAM will be providing the electronics for the camera and experiment controller aboard the Cold Atom Space PAyload (CASPA); the third CubeSat project involving XCAM as a collaborator. Led by e2v with scientific expertise provided by University of Birmingham and University of...

11/01/17

The first colour images taken with XCAM’s next generation C3D2 camera controller have been successfully captured and transmitted from space. C3D2 is one of three payloads aboard the AlSat Nano CubeSat; a joint nanosatellite mission between the Algerian Space Agency (ASAL) and the...

29/7/16

The National Synchrotron Radiation Research Centre (NSRRC) in Taiwan has just had their second XCAM CAVACam system shipped. The camera will be used to study x-ray interactions in the solid state. The system is the second to be used at the facility. The first was installed in 2014...

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