Category Archives: Single Photon Avalanche Diodes

“A Proper Scientist”

I’ve always been a little careful when talking about science not to put myself forward too much as “a scientist” and more as “a student”. Partially, this is because I like to have an excuse when I do things wrong. … Continue reading

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Revival! And More SPADs

Well I honestly thought that final year at University would have me seeing more spare time, but that was naive of me and of course I had to neglect one of my hobbies. Anyway, I’ve managed to find some time … Continue reading

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SPADs Update: Introduction!

Today I published the first little bit of the “Rough Guide to SPADs” project which I’ve been going on about. I’m publishing these sections more or less as I’m writing them, so they might be a little occasional. However, you … Continue reading

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SPAD Life

Tuesday marked the final nail in the coffin of my MPhys research year at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. As I’ve previously mentioned, I worked at the CMOS Sensor Design Group there and… didn’t have a very easy time. Nevertheless, I’ve … Continue reading

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Up-Goer Five – Single Photon Avalanche Diodes!

I am going to explain what I did at the place where they help some strange people to do hard things they can’t do on their own because it needs lots of money. Often this means making very small things … Continue reading

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