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Terms of use - schools and universities

Do you plan to carry out research with the MX-10? Please check the following rules (extracts from the purchase contract)

1. The MX-10 is sold for a special reduced price to schools and universities, to be used:

  • for the teaching and illustrative demonstration of physical phenomena
  • for school research purposes
  • with the hereafter stated limitations

2. The Purchaser may not use the product or any part thereof or in any way (such as, but not exclusively, by means of a transfer, hire or loan) to enable its use or the use of any part thereof by a third party for and/or in association with:

  • any medical use, apart from:
    • research
    • the development of medical imaging systems
    • medical devices used solely as diagnostic tools
  • any military devices
  • any nuclear materials related to defence systems, military systems or power systems
  • any space applications except for fundamental research

3. The Purchaser further pledges that:

  • the results of any research which the product has been used in will not be used commercially before a written agreement on any such use has been concluded with the Seller and the IEAP CTU Prague
  • if it publishes or publicly presents any results of any research in which the product was used, it will state the information that: “The research has been realised using the MX-10 particle camera from JABLOTRON ALARMS equipped with a Medipix/Timepix chip and Pixelman software from the IEAP” and will provide references to the following sources which represent the original work from which the aforementioned product and its software arose:
    • Z. Vykydal, J. Jakůbek, S. Pospisil: „USB Interface for Medipix2 Pixel Device Enabling Energy and Position Detection of Heavy Charged Particles“. Nucl. Instr. And Meth. A 563 (2006) 112 – 115
    • T. Holý, J. Jakůbek, S. Pospíšil, J. Uher, D. Vavřík, Z. Vykydal: „Data Acquisition and Processing Software Package for Medipix2“. Nucl. Instr. And Meth. A563 (2006) 254 – 258