Case study

Collaborative development of radiometer components.

The collaborative development of instrumentation for the next generation of weather forecasting and disaster management satellites.

Teratech Components
Credit: Teratech

UK Lead Supplier

Teratech Components Ltd

International Partner

Xi’an Institute of Space Radio Technology (CAST Xi’an)

STFC-Ral spin-out Teratech Components Ltd have partnered with CAST Xi’an, a major Chinese spacecraft instrumentation supplier, on the collaborative development of instrumentation for the next generation of weather forecasting and disaster management satellites. This partnership will open access for both partners to the emerging international market place for satellite technology, providing a major export opportunity for a UK supplier and encouraging Chinese investment and future UK-China collaboration in the new field of terahertz technology and its associated applications.

Teratech Components Ltd has a unique fabrication facility in the UK and is one of very few European companies supplying air-bridge Schottky diodes for use at terahertz frequencies.

Published 17 September 2015