Publications

2016

JOD Williams, JA Alexander-Webber, JS Lapington et al, "Working towards graphene-based detectors for high sensitivity photodetection", Photonics Conferences (IPC), 2016 IEEE, 10.1109/IPCon.2016.7831059

JOD Williams, JA Alexander-Webber, JS Lapington et al, "Towards a Graphene-Based Low Intensity Photon Counting Photodetector", Sensors, 16(9), 1351

2015

JOD Williams, JS Lapington, M Roy, I Hutchinson, "Graphene as a Novel Single Photon Counting Optical and IR Photodetector", IET Graphene-Based Technologies, 2015, 10.1049/ic.2015.0002

2013

Leach, S.A., and Lapington, J.S., “Adaptive electronics for image readout of a UV microchannel plate detector for space and terrestrial instrumentation”, Proc. SPIE Vol. 8859, (2013), in press.

Lapington, J.S., Leach, S.A., Conneely, T., and Moore, L., “The capacitive division image readout; a novel imaging device for microchannel plate detectors”, Proc. SPIE Vol. 8859, (2013), in press.

M. K. Daniel, R. J. White, D. Berge, J. Buckley, P. M. Chadwick, G. Cotter, S. Funk, T. Greenshaw, N. Hidaka, J. Hinton, J. Lapington, S. Markoff, P. Moore, S. Nolan, S. Ohm, A. Okumura, D. Ross, L. Sapozhnikov, J. Schmoll, P. Sutcliffe, J. Sykes, H. Tajima, G. S. Varner, J. Vandenbroucke, J. Vink, D. Williams, for the CTA Consortium, “A Compact High Energy Camera for the Cherenkov Telescope Array”, Proceedings of the 33rd International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC2013), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) (2013)

M. Martinez et al., “Introducing the CTA concept”, Astroparticle Physics, Volume 43, (2013), pp.3.

Ana I. Gómez de Castro et al. Building galaxies, stars, planets and the ingredients for life between the stars. A scientific proposal for a European Ultraviolet-Visible Observatory (EUVO). White paper submitted to the European Space Agency Call for definition of the L2 and L3 missions in the ESA science (2013) (ESA url)

2012

Lapington JS. High speed imaging using a capacitive division technique. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 695:410-414 11 Dec 2012 (Journal article)  

Lapington JS, Ashton TJR, Ross D, Conneely T. Progress towards a 256 channel multi-anode microchannel plate photomultiplier system with picosecond timing. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 695:78-82 11 Dec 2012 (Journal article)  

Lapington JS, Taillandier V, Cann BL, Howorth J, Milnes J. Investigation of the secondary electron emission characteristics of alternative dynode materials for imaging photomultipliers. Journal of Instrumentation 7(03):C03018-C03018 09 Mar 2012 (Journal article)  

Lapington JS. High speed imaging using a capacitive division technique. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment (Journal article)  

2011

Kowalski MP, Barstow MA, Wood KS, Yentis DJ, Fritz GG, Lapington JS, Barbee TW, Berendse FB, Cruddace RG. HIGH-RESOLUTION SPECTROSCOPY OF FEIGE 24 IN THE EXTREME-ULTRAVIOLET. ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL 730(2):5 pages Article number ARTN 115 01 Apr 2011 (Journal article)  

Despeisse M, Powolny F, Jarron P, Lapington J. Multi-Channel Amplifier-Discriminator for Highly Time-Resolved Detection. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NUCLEAR SCIENCE 58(1):202-208 01 Feb 2011 (Journal article)  

Conneely TM, Lapington JS, Milnes J. Detector and electronics R&D for picosecond resolution, single photon detection and imaging. NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A-ACCELERATORS SPECTROMETERS DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT 639(1):151-154 21 May 2011 (Journal article)  

Despeisse M, Powolny F, Jarron P, Lapington J. Multi-channel amplifier-discriminator for highly time-resolved detection. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 58(1 PART 2):202-208 Feb 2011 (Journal article)  

Lapington JS, Conneely T. Multi-channel picosecond photon timing with microchannel plate detectors. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 648(SUPPL. 1) 21 Aug 2011 (Journal article)  

Lapington JS, Ashton TJR, Ross D, Conneely T, Conneely T. Progress towards a 256 channel multi-anode microchannel plate photomultiplier system with picosecond timing. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment (Journal article)  

2010

Kowalski MP, Barstow MA, Wood KS, Yentis DJ, Fritz GG, Lapington JS, Barbee TW, Cruddace RG. High Resolution EUV Spectroscopy of Feige 24. 17th European White Dwarf Workshop, Tubingen, GERMANY, 16 Aug 2010 - 20 Aug 2010. Editors: Werner K, Rauch T. 17TH EUROPEAN WHITE DWARF WORKSHOP. AMER INST PHYSICS. 1273: 52-57. 01 Jan 2010 (Conference)

2009

Lapington JS, Fraser GW, Miller GM, Ashton TJR, Jarron P, Despeisse M, Powolny F, Howorth J, Milnes J. A high-throughput, multi-channel photon-counting detector with picosecond timing. NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A-ACCELERATORS SPECTROMETERS DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT 604(1-2):199-201 01 Jun 2009 (Journal article)  

Lapington JS, Fraser GW, Miller GM, Ashton TJR, Jarron P, Despeisse M, Powolny F, Howorth J, Milnes J. A Multi-channel High Time Resolution Detector for High Content Imaging. NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A-ACCELERATORS SPECTROMETERS DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT 610(1):123-127 21 Oct 2009 (Journal article)  

Milnes J, Howorth J, Lapington JS, Jagutzki O. Image charge multi-role and function detectors. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 604(1-2):218-220 01 Jun 2009 (Journal article)  

Lapington JS, Thompson DP, May PW, Fox NA, Howorth J, Milnes J, Taillandier V. Investigation of the Secondary Emission Characteristics of CVD Diamond Films for Electron Amplification. NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A-ACCELERATORS SPECTROMETERS DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT 610(1):253-257 21 Oct 2009 (Journal article)  

Barstow MA, Burleigh MR, Bannister NJ, Lapington JS, Kowalski MP, Cruddace RG, Wood KS, Auchere F, Bode MF, Bromage GE, et al.. Stellar and Galactic Environment Survey (SAGE). ASTROPHYSICS AND SPACE SCIENCE 320(1-3):231-238 01 Apr 2009 (Journal article)  

2008

Barstow MA, Kowalski MP, Cruddace RG, Wood KS, Auchere F, Bannister NJ, Bode MF, Bromage GE, Burleigh MR, Cameron AC, et al.. Stellar and Galactic Environment Survey (SAGE). EXPERIMENTAL ASTRONOMY 23(1):169-191 01 Mar 2009 (Journal article)  

Huang M, Chen Z, Song Q, Wang S, Barstow MA, Lapington JS, Sachkov ME, Shustov B. The Long Slit Spectrograph onboard the World Space Observatory - Ultraviolet. Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 7011 2008 (Journal article)  

2007

Lapington JS, Howorth JR, Milnes JS. Demountable readout technologies for optical image intensifiers. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 573(01-Feb):243-246 04 Apr 2007 (Journal article)  

Martindale A, Lapington JS, Fraser GW. Photon counting with small pore microchannel plates. NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A-ACCELERATORS SPECTROMETERS DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT 573(1-2):111-114 01 Apr 2007 (Journal article)  

Lapington JS. Simulation of non-linearity in electronic image readouts. NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A-ACCELERATORS SPECTROMETERS DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT 573(1-2):247-249 01 Apr 2007 (Journal article)  

Bannister NP, Bunce EJ, Cowley SWH, Fairbend R, Fraser GW, Hamilton FJ, Lapington JS, Lees JE, Lester M, Milan SE, et al.. A wide field auroral imager (WFAI) for Low Earth Orbit missions. ANNALES GEOPHYSICAE 25(2):519-532 01 Jan 2007 (Journal article)

Lapington JS, Howorth JR, Milnes JS. Demountable readout technologies for optical image intensifiers. NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A-ACCELERATORS SPECTROMETERS DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT 573(1-2):243-246 01 Apr 2007 (Journal article)  

Lapington JS. Simulation of non-linearity in electronic image readouts. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 573(1-2):247-249 01 Apr 2007 (Journal article)  

2005

Barstow MA, Cruddace RG, Kowalski MP, Bannister NP, Yentis D, Lapington JS, Tandy JA, Hubeny I, Schuh S, Dreizler S, et al.. High-resolution extreme ultraviolet spectroscopy of G191-B2B: structure of the stellar photosphere and the surrounding interstellar medium. MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY 362(4):1273-1278 01 Oct 2005 (Journal article)  

Lapington JS, Howorth JR, Milnes JS. A reconfigurable image tube using an external electronic image readout. Proceedings of the SPIE. 61-60. 2005 (Conference)

Lapington JS. Developments in high count rate microchannel plate detectors. Proceedings of the SPIE. 85-94. 2005 (Conference)

Lapington JS, Howorth JR, Milnes JS. A reconfigurable image tube using an external electronic image readout. Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 5881:1-10 2005 (Journal article)  

Lapington JS. Developments in high count rate microchannel plate detectors. Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 5898:1-10 2005 (Journal article)  

Carpenter JD, Stevenson TJ, Fraser GW, Lapington JS, Brandt D. Dust detection in the ISS environment using filmed microchannel plates. Journal of Geophysical Research E: Planets 110(5):1-5 20 May 2005 (Journal article)  

2004

Lapington JS. A comparison of readout techniques for high-resolution imaging with microchannel plate detectors. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 525(01-Feb):361-365 06 Jun 2004 (Journal article)  

Lapington JS. A comparison of readout techniques for high-resolution imaging with microchannel plate detectors. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 525(1-2):361-365 01 Jun 2004 (Journal article)  

2003

Barstow MA, Bannister NP, Cruddace RG, Kowalski MP, Wood KS, Yentis DJ, Gursky H, Barbee TW, Goldstein WH, Kordas JF, et al.. The Joint astrophysical plasmadynamic EXperiment (J-PEX): A high-resolution rocket spectrometer. Conference on Future EUV/UV and Visible Space Astrophysics Missions and Instrumentation, WAIKOLOA, HI, 22 Aug 2002 - 23 Aug 2002. Editors: Blades JC, Siegmund OHW. FUTURE EUV/UV AND VISIBLE SPACE ASTROPHYSICS MISSIONS AND INSTRUMENTATION. SPIE-INT SOC OPTICAL ENGINEERING. 4854: 654-664. 01 Jan 2003 (Conference)  

Lapington JS, Chakrabarti S, Cook T, Gsell JC, Gsell VT. A position sensitive detector for SPIDR - A mission to map the cosmic web. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 513(1-2 SPEC. ISS.):159-162 01 Nov 2003 (Journal article)  

Kataria DO, Lapington JS. An induced charge readout scheme incorporating image charge splitting on discrete pixels. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 513(1-2 SPEC. ISS.):151-154 01 Nov 2003 (Journal article)  

Milnes JS, Page M, Ingle M, Howorth J, Lapington JS. Improved electronic readout system for an imaging photon detector. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 513(1-2 SPEC. ISS.):163-166 01 Nov 2003 (Journal article)  

Lapington JS. Microchannel plate image readouts: In search of high resolution and count rate. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 513(1-2 SPEC. ISS.):132-135 01 Nov 2003 (Journal article)  

2002

Lapington JS, Rees K. Fast imaging readout and electronics - A novel high-speed imaging system for micro-channel plates. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 477(1-3):273-278 21 Jan 2002 (Journal article)  

Cruddace RG, Kowalski MP, Yentis D, Brown CM, Gursky H, Barstow MA, Bannister NP, Fraser GW, Spragg JE, Lapington JS, et al.. High-resolution spectroscopy of G191-B2B in the extreme-ultraviolet. Astrophysical Journal Letters 565(1 II) 20 Jan 2002 (Journal article)  

Cruddace RG, Kowalski MP, Yentis D, Brown CM, Gursky H, Barstow MA, Bannister NP, Fraser GW, Spragg JE, Lapington JS, et al.. High resolution spectroscopy of G191-B2B in the extreme-Ultraviolet. ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL 565(1):L47-L50 20 Jan 2002 (Journal article)  

Lapington JS, Sanderson B, Worth LBC, Tandy JA. Imaging achievements with the Vernier readout. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 477(1-3):250-255 21 Jan 2002 (Journal article)  

Lapington JS. Maximising position resolution for near-simultaneous events with charge division readouts. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 477(1-3):279-286 21 Jan 2002 (Journal article)  

Jagutzki O, Spillman U, Mergel V, Schmidt-Böcking H, Lapington JS, Worth LBC. Position sensitive anodes for MCP read-out using induced charge measurement. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 477(1-3):256-261 21 Jan 2002 (Journal article)  

Kowalski MP, Cruddace RG, Wood KS, Yentis DJ, Gursky H, Barbee Jr TW, Goldstein WH, Kordas JF, Fritz GG, Hunter WR, et al.. The Astrophysical Plasmadynamic Explorer (APEX): A high resolution spectroscopic observatory. Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 4854:640-653 2002 (Journal article)  

2000

Lapington JS, Rees K. FIRE - a fast image readout and electronics for microchannel plate detectors. Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 4139:51-58 2000 (Journal article)

Lapington JS, Milnes J, Page M, Ingle M, Rees K. Novel electronic readout systems for photon counting imagers. Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 4128:120-128 2000 (Journal article)  

1999

Bannister NP, Barstow MA, Fraser GW, Spragg JE, Cruddace R, Kowalski M, Fritz G, Yentis D, Lapington J, Tandy J, et al.. The joint astrophysical plasmadynamic experiment (JPEX). 11th European Workshop on White Dwarfs, TROMSO, NORWAY, 29 Jun 1998 - 03 Jul 1998. Editors: Solheim JE, Meistas EG. 11TH EUROPEAN WORKSHOP ON WHITE DWARFS. ASTRONOMICAL SOC PACIFIC. 169: 188-191. 01 Jan 1999 (Conference)

1998

Lapington JS, Worth LBC. Effect of anode composition on secondary electron mediated charge redistribution in charge division anodes. Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 3445:546-555 1998 (Journal article)

Lapington JS, Howorth J. Photon counting optical detectors with high spatial and temporal resolution. Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 3355:565-573 1998 (Journal article)  

Lapington JS, Sanderson B, Worth LBC. Vernier electronic readout - high resolution and image stability from a charge division readout for microchannel plates. Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 3445:535-545 1998 (Journal article)

1997

Worth LBC, Lapington JS, Trow MW. Further microsphere plate studies. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 392(1-3):364-368 21 Jun 1997 (Journal article)  

Lapington JS. Results from a 40 mm intensifier using a multilayer ceramic imaging element. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 392(1-3):341-344 21 Jun 1997 (Journal article)  

Lapington JS. The effects of secondary electron emission on the operation of position sensitive anodes. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 392(1-3):336-340 21 Jun 1997 (Journal article)  

1995

Ubertini P, Bassani L, Bazzano A, Cole R, Lapington J, Mas M, Natalucci L, Ramsey B, Soggin E, Staubert R, et al.. Integral X-Ray Monitor: A proposal for the hard X-Ray imager on-board integral. International Workshop on Imaging in High Energy Astronomy, ANACAPRI, ITALY, 26 Sep 1994 - 30 Sep 1994. Editors: Bassani L, diCocco G. IMAGING IN HIGH ENERGY ASTRONOMY. KLUWER ACADEMIC PUBL. 277-281. 01 Jan 1995 (Conference)

1992

Breeveld AA, Edgar ML, Smith A, Lapington JS, Thomas PD. A SPAN MCP detector for the SOHO coronal diagnostic spectrometer. Review of Scientific Instruments 63(1):673-676 1992 (Journal article)  

Breeveld AA, Edgar ML, Lapington JS, Smith A. Effects of charge cloud size and digitization on the SPAN anode. Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 1743:315-326 1992 (Journal article)

Edgar ML, Smith A, Lapington JS. Long-range effects of gain depression in microchannel plates. Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 1743:283-294 1992 (Journal article)

Lapington JS, Breeveld AA, Edgar ML, Smith A. Performance characteristics of SPAN position readout systems. Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 1743:303-314 1992 (Journal article)

Edgar ML, Lapington JS, Smith A. The spatial extent of gain depression for MCP-based photon detectors. Review of Scientific Instruments 63(1):816-819 1992 (Journal article)  

1991

CULHANE JL, HIEI E, DOSCHEK GA, CRUISE AM, OGAWARA Y, UCHIDA Y, BENTLEY RD, BROWN CM, LANG J, WATANABE T, et al.. THE BRAGG CRYSTAL SPECTROMETER FOR SOLAR-A. SOLAR PHYSICS 136(1):89-104 01 Nov 1991 (Journal article)  

Lapington JS, Breeveld AA, Edgar ML, Trow MW. A novel imaging readout with improved speed and resolution. Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, A 310(1-2):299-304 01 Dec 1991 (Journal article)

Trow MW, Lapington JS, Bentley RD. Position sensitive detector with wedge-and-wedge readout. Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, A 310(1-2):344-347 01 Dec 1991 (Journal article)

1990

Lapington JS, Breeveld AA, Edgar ML, Tandy JA, Trow MW. SPAN - a novel high speed high resolution position readout. Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 1344:324-332 1990 (Journal article)

Lapington JS, Edgar ML, Cropper MS, Mason KO. SPAN high speed photon counting detector for the XMM optical monitor. Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 1344:446-453 1990 (Journal article)

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