Detector Physics Group

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The Detector Physics Group supports MSSL's space instrumentation projects and carries out research and development into the underlying technology of photon and particle detectors.

We are based at the Mullard Space Science Laboratory , UCL's Department of Space and Climate Physics.

The group specialises in three main areas: CCDs , Cryogenic Detectors and Systems and Microchannel Plate Detectors . There is also considerable experience in other detector types including gas-based detectors (mainly proportional counters ) and solid-state detectors .

Link to CCD Group Link to Cryogenics Group Link to MCP work