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Photek are pleased to be involved with the new Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Training Network: "ASPIRE"

"ASPIRE" stands for "Angular Studies of Photoelectron in Innovative Research Environments". The ASPIRE network will focus on the measurement of Molecular Frame Photoelectron Angular Distributions … Read more  >

Photek are pleased to be sponsoring the Gordon Research Conference "Photoionization & Photodetachment", 2016 Italy

The conference will focus on Emerging Techniques for the Study of the Ejection of Photoelectrons as Probes of Dynamics, and Their Application to Exotic Systems in the Gas and Condensed Phases  …  The conference is, February 7th - 12th, 2016 in Barga, Italy, and more information can be found here  >

Featured publication in the Journal of Chemical Physics, using VMI to investigate the photodissociation dynamics of small molecules

Photek and the University of Bristol collaborated on the development of the Velocitas VMI Double Prime ion optics, and our latest publication in the Journal of Chemical Physics uses the new and improved ion optics … Read more  >

New training network with leading attosecond researchers

We are excited to be involved in MEDEA, a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network, funded in the framework of the Horizon 2020 program. MEDEA - Molecular Electron Dynamics Investigated by Intense Fields and Attosecond Pulses - brings together leading companies … Read more  >

Velocitas VMI to sponsor 2015 conferences

We are pleased to announce our sponsorship of three prestigious conferences over the summer of 2015; ISMB, ATTO and ICPEAC … Read more  >

New Horizon 2020 collaboration - 3 PhD studentships available

We have been awarded a joint research grant with the group of Prof Dave Parker at Radboud University Nijmegen from the Horizon 2020 European Industrial Doctorate Marie Curie program. The program, titled PUFF: Pulsed Valves, Fast Forward, looks to develop novel pulsed valves … Read more  >

We are Best Partnership finalists at the KTP Best of the Best Awards 2014!

We have been selected as finalists in the Best Partnership category at the KTP Best of the Best Awards 2014, shortlisted from over 50 nominations for the £10,000 prize! The Partnership between Photek, Prof Mike Ashfold at the University of Bristol and former KTP Associate Orla Kelly … Read more  >

Our collaborators at Universities of Bristol and Oxford join forces

The School of Chemistry at University of Bristol and the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory at University of Oxford have teamed up in an ambitious 5-year project supported by the EPSRC. The project aims to investigate new chemical applications of ion imaging … Read more  >

Velocitas VMI takes part in ELI-ALPS 2nd User Workshop

Panos Kapetanopoulos, our Technical Sales Manager at Velocitas VMI, is attending the ELI-ALPS 2nd User Workshop in Szeged, Hungary, on the 11th and 12th of September. ELI-ALPS (Extreme Light Infrastructure – Attosecond Light Pulse Source) is an international user facility … Read more  >

Velocitas VMI sponsors & attends MOLEC 2014

The 20th European Conference on the Dynamics of Molecular Systems (MOLEC 2014) is being sponsored by Velocitas VMI - delegates can find the Velocitas VMI Information Sheet in their conference bags, along with Photek … Read more  >

Velocitas VMI sponsors Stereodynamics 2014

Velocitas VMI, part of Photek, are proud to support this year's Stereodynamics Conference, being held in St Petersburg, Russia, from 17th – 22nd August. We are sponsoring three awards for best presentations by young … Read more  >

Velocitas VMI brand goes live!

Velocitas VMI is a range of instrumentation and components uniquely designed for advanced research applications. Velocitas VMI builds on the strength of our parent organisation, Photek Ltd, with their expertise in photon and particle detectors, cameras and specialist electronics … Read more  >

Past Conferences

  • 3rd Workshop on High-speed Imaging Sensors, Oxford, UK, April 2014

  • RSC Spectroscopy and Dynamics Group Meeting, Oxford, UK, January 2014

  • BMSS Annual Conference, Eastbourne, UK, September 2013

  • Atto2013, Paris, France, July 2013

  • ASMS Annual Conference, Minneapolis MN, USA, June 2013 - Download the Velocitas VMI conference paper here

  • RSC Spectroscopy and Dynamics Group Meeting, Durham, UK, January 2013

Past Awards and Recognition

Dr Orla Kelly was shortlisted for the Institute of Engineering and Technology Young Woman Engineer of the Year in 2013. She received her certificate at the IET YWE Awards in London on 5th December 2013.
Read more on the Institute of Engineering and Technology website  >