Doing what humans cannot
From Proton radiographs physicists extract information about the magnetic fields of plasma. Conventionally one only relies on proton radiographs to extract 2D information. However radiographs usually contain a hint of 3D information, as the protons that made the radiograph traversed through the whole plasma. Machine learning allows us to extract this information - as normal algorithms cannot do so efficiently.
We've designed a spectrometer that can retrieve a 3D spectral profile of a plasma with a single measurement. The design of the spectrometer is built around a compressed sensing algorithm - which allows the spectrometer to retrieve 3D information from an otherwise 2D sensor.