Instrumentation

Overview | Software Engineering | Electronics Engineering | Mechanical Engineering | Infrastructure | Staff

Overview

The vision of the department is to be a trusted instrumentation partner to provide the necessary tools for researchers to enable iThemba LABS to be a Centre of Excellence that provides internationally renowned research facilities offering competitive research infrastructure in accelerator based sciences to local and international researchers.

The mission of the Department is to design, manufacture, maintain and support the instrumentation and IT infrastructure of iThemba LABS. It covers a large number of skills and technical fields and it will strive to rationalise instrumentation developments across the various departments to provide users and stakeholders through the research, design and implementation of innovative technologies.

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Our Activities

Software Engineering

The Software Engineering Team develop and maintain scientific and business software for experimental groups at iThemba LABS

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Mechanical Engineering

The Mechanical Engineering Team provide the sub skill set for Mechanical Engineering to the research community of iThemba LABS and its user base.

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Electronics Engineering

The Electronics Team provide the sub skillset for Electronics Engineering to the research community of iThemba and its user base.

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Support to Experiments

The Instrumentation Department supports many experiments, detector testing and commissioning, instrumentation and development. 

Physics Target Laboratory
Computer Numerical Control (CNC)
3D Printing

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