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NPL leads the drive to improve the accuracy of international standards for graphene

The results of the first international comparison of the measurement of graphene have been published in 2D Materials, led by the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) in the UK, through the Versailles Project on Advanced Materials and Standards (VAMAS) and in collaboration with institutes from around the world. The international interlaboratory …

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£3 million grant awarded to the Centre for Precision Technologies to advance machinery design and performance

The University of Huddersfield’s Centre for Precision Technologies will be receiving £3 million of funding over the next five years to lead major research programmes designed to drive significant advancements in machinery design and performance. The news follows the Government’s recent announcement that over £100 million of new investment through …

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NPL to open state-of-the-art Mechanical Test Facility to support transition to a net-zero economy

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has officially opened its state-of-the-art Mechanical Test Facility (MTF). The MTF provides industry with a turnkey capability to evaluate, characterise and adopt new materials and products that demand a high level of assurance derived from test data. This allows businesses to innovate with new material …

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Paragraf and NPL demonstrate that Paragraf’s graphene Hall Effect sensors are ready for high-radiation applications

Paragraf has demonstrated the ability of its graphene Hall Effect sensors to withstand high levels of radiation. The discovery, based on testing from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), proves that ‘unpackaged’ Hall Effect sensors can be used in high-radiation environments such as space. The project was funded by Innovate UK, …

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The Advanced Machinery and Productivity (AMP) Institute receives funding boost

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has secured £50k early-stage funding for the Advanced Machinery and Productivity (AMP) Institute in Rochdale. The funding has been awarded through the UK’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) Strength in Places Fund (SIPF). Driving innovation for the UK’s advanced machinery manufacturers, the AMP Institute will create the …

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Creating a Standard Light Source for improved temperature measurements on gas turbines

Scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), in collaboration with Sensor Coating Systems (SCS) have successfully developed a standard light source (SLS) for verification of a temperature mapping device. Sensor Coating Systems, looking to reduce the temperature measurement uncertainties of their thermal history technology, approached NPL for help. Their technology consists …

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Massive Analytic and the National Physical Laboratory collaborate in quantum with successful first project

Massive Analytic, a London based artificial intelligence pioneer, and the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the UK’s National Measurement Institute, have now completed their joint InnovateUK Analysis for Innovators project, the “Metrological comparison between a generalised N-dimensional classical and quantum point cloud”. The results of this project have opened avenues for …

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