Zecotek's patented LFS scintillation crystals will be used in a radiation-based sensing unit for the continuous measurement of liquids and bulk solids. The LFS crystals are used to detect small amounts of radiation to gauge the level of material in a silo or large container. The non-contact measuring device measures through the walls of the specific containers, and is therefore suitable for both level and interface measurements. The measuring results are independent of the process conditions, so consequently it can be used under extreme process conditions. Radiation-based sensors can also be used for non-contact density measurement of liquids and bulk solids in pipelines. The crystals allow the sensing unit design to be compact and ideal for mounting in challenging, hard to access and confined space applications.
LFS scintillation crystals are ideal for the application of radiation-based measurement because of their high spectroscopic resolution and decay constant that is 10 times faster and more accurate than competing crystals. Zecotek continues to work closely with this and other OEMs on measurement, detection, sensing and other applications using LFS to detect small amounts of radiation.
Zecotek Photonics Inc (TSX-V: ZMS; Frankfurt: W1I) is a photonics technology company developing high-performance scintillation crystals, photo detectors, positron emission tomography scanning technologies, 3D auto-stereoscopic displays, 3D metal printing, and lasers for applications in medical, high-tech and industrial sectors. Founded in 2004, Zecotek operates three divisions: Imaging Systems, Optronics Systems and 3D Display Systems with labs located in Canada, Korea, Russia, Singapore and U.S.A. The management team is focused on building shareholder value by commercializing over 50 patented and patent pending novel photonic technologies directly and through strategic alliances, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (Switzerland), Beijing Opto-Electronics Technology Co. Ltd. (China), NuCare Medical Systems (South Korea), the University of Washington (United States), and National NanoFab Center (South Korea). For more information visit www.zecotek.com and follow @zecotek on Twitter.
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