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Centre for Advanced Instrumentation

 Centre for Advanced Instrumentation


Centre for Advanced Instrumentation

CfAI is one of the major research groups in the Physics Department at Durham with approximately 50 staff and research students. It is distributed across two physical locations, one of which is in the Department of Physics Rochester Building on the University science site in Durham, and the other in the NetPark Research Institute about ten miles away near Sedgefield.

CfAI develops state-of-the-art instruments for application across a wide range of disciplines including astronomical instrumentation, biophysics, remote sensing and fusion diagnostics. Research outputs can be found by following the links to individual research areas listed in the menu on the left or by a search of Durham Research Online.


Contact Details

Rochester Physics Building NETPark Research Institute
Address Durham University
Centre for Advanced Instrumentation
Department of Physics
Science Laboratories
South Road
Durham
DH1 3LE
United Kingdom
Durham University
Centre for Advanced Instrumentation
NETPark Research Institute
Joseph Swan Road
Netpark
Sedgefield
TS21 3FB
United Kingdom
Secretary +44 (0) 191 334 3588 +44 (0) 191 334 3588
Fax +44 (0) 191 334 3609 +44 (0) 191 334 4844

Vision Statement

To design and develop novel instrumentation based on cutting edge technologies with applications across a range of strategically important scientific areas.

Contact Details

Centre for Advanced Instrumentation
Department of Physics
Science Laboratories
South Road
Durham
DH1 3LE
+44 (0)191 334 3588

Recent Highlights

CfAI and Altec agree MOU
Paul Clark and Paul Lackenby

CfAI and Altec agree MOU