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High Frequency Diagnostics & Engineering Ltd

Address: 11 Somerset Place, Glasgow G3 7JT, UK
URL: www.hfde.co.uk

High Frequency Diagnostics & Engineering (HFDE) Ltd is a contracting and consultancy business that works in partnership with companies and universities to maximise the impact of R&D outputs by utilising them in new technologies and applications. The company’s focus is particularly on high voltage (HV) condition monitoring and diagnostics. Services that HFDE provides include:
- Consultancy on electromagnetic energy harvesting for autonomous sensors, wireless power transfer, electromagnetic modelling / calculations & radio frequency metrology
- Design of mechanical components & assemblies for manufacture / production, including preparation of technical drawings
- Project management, technology evaluations & literature reviews
- Development and delivery of specialist training materials
- Design & operation of HV test equipment including development / implementation of safe operating procedures & risk assessments
- Prototyping & optimisation of sensors for partial discharge (PD) detection
- Design and implementation of high voltage PD test facilities
- PD testing of small-to-medium size HV components

Dr Martin Judd

Position: Technical Director
E-Mail: m.judd [AT] hfde.co.uk

Related Projects

Relevant Publications
Dr Martin Judd, (2013) Harvesting Energy From Magnetic Fields to Power Condition Monitoring Sensors. In: IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 13, Issue 6, pp. 2263-2270.

Dr Martin Judd, (2013) Optimization of Voltage Doublers for Energy Harvesting Applications. In: IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 13, Issue 12, pp. 4904 - 4911.

Dr Martin Judd, Leigh Fraser (National Grid), (2010) A Novel Inductive Electromagnetic Energy Harvester for Condition Monitoring Sensors. In: Proc. 3rd Int. Conf. on Condition Monitoring and Diagnosis (CMD2010), August 2010, Tokyo, Japan.

Minan Zhu, Dr Martin Judd, P. J. Moore, (2009) Energy Harvesting in Substations for Powering Autonomous Sensors. In: Proc. 3rd Int. Conf. on Sensor Technologies and Applications (SENSORCOMM '09), Athens, Greece, June 2009, pp. 246-249.

Minan Zhu, Peter Baker, Dr Martin Judd, John Fitch (National Grid), (2009) Alternative Power Sources for Autonomous Sensors in High Voltage Plant. In: Proc. Electrical Insulation Conference (EIC 2009), Montreal, Canada, pp. 36-39, June 2009.

Dr Martin Judd, John Fitch (National Grid), (2009) Development of magnetic induction energy harvesting for condition monitoring. In: Proc. 44th Int. Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC 2009), Glasgow, UK, September 2009.

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