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Our group is internationally leading in the application of ultrasound and acoustics to materials characterisation and materials processing in food and related materials. Our laboratory contains a unique range of ultrasound spectroscopy equipment. Specialist areas include computer and mathematical modelling, crystal design and innovative process equipment innovation

Ultrasound images of a stable (top) and unstable (bottom) colloid showing oil at the top and serum at the bottom
Acoustic microscope for lipid and colloid characterisation
Stable Microsystems texture analyser and acoustic envelope detector
A pulse of sound passing an oil drop suspended in water
Crisps make ultrasound when we eat them