A safer world is under development. Our Science and Engineering teams are the innovation engine of Rapiscan Systems | AS&E, working across platforms to develop solutions that fulfill customers’ critical needs, solve their unmet security problems, and improve product performance.
Meeting Real-World Requirements with Unique and Effective Solutions
Our R&D teams are making technological advances designed to keep pace with our rapidly changing marketplace. And their efforts are driving new and unique opportunities for our customers. These solutions help fulfill critical needs, solve security problems, and improve product performance.
To develop highly advanced products that meet complex security needs, we forge partnerships with private companies and government organizations, such as the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate Borders and Maritime Security Division.
In addition, our Science and Engineering teams continue to strengthen our Intellectual Property (IP) base with more and more new patent applications filed.
State-of-the-Art X-Ray Inspection Facility
The Rapiscan | AS&E X-ray Imaging Laboratory is a state-of-the-art facility designed for subsystem and system-level testing of X-ray imaging hardware. Rapiscan | AS&E established the X-ray Imaging Laboratory with the primary objective of expanding contract research and development activities. The company collaborates directly with government agencies and other stakeholders to propel cutting-edge advancements in X-ray inspection technology. Additionally, Rapiscan | AS&E forms strategic partnerships with companies and universities to drive collaborative projects in this field.
The facility is also used by third parties looking to employ advanced X-ray imaging technologies to inspect a variety of objects, and by those seeking to collect data for image library creation. The facility is available to third parties on a project, daily, or weekly basis. Use of the facility includes support from a team of electrical and mechanical technicians, as well as PhD physicists and a Radiation Safety Officer. Rapiscan | AS&E also welcomes collaboration with university PhD programs.