This project will develop tapered-amplifiers and single-photon detection techniques in order to develop a Time-of-Flight underwater 3D imaging system. These systems use new single-photon counting detectors and timing techniques to enable imaging with low-light return levels and offer sub-centimeter depth resolution. The developed systems will offer order-of-magnitude improvements over competitive commercial systems and the developed components will have widespread applications.

Lead Participant

Project Cost

Grant Offer

Alter Technology Tuv Nord UK Limited, Livingston £234,999 £ 117,500


Fraunhofer UK Research Limited, Glasgow, United Kingdom £193,704 £ 193,704
Photon Force Ltd, Edinburgh £62,626 £ 43,837


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