New Publication: Novel Au–SiO2–WO3 Core–Shell Composite Nanoparticles for Surface‐Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy with Potential Application in Cancer Cell Imaging

  Congratulations to third year PGR Pablo Martinez Pancorbo for his latest publication- a paper on Novel Au–SiO2–WO3 Core–Shell Composite Nanoparticles for Surface‐Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy with Potential Application in Cancer Cell Imaging , published this week in Advanced Functional Materials.   Abstract With the rapid development of nanotechnology during the last...

New Publication: Metasurface bilayer for slow microwave surface waves

Congratulations to fourth year PGR Julia de Pineda Gutiérrez, whose paper ‘Metasurface bilayer for slow microwave surface waves’ was recently published in Physical Review B. Julia’s previous publications include Microwave edge modes on a metasurface with glide symmetry and Hexagonal symmetry metasurfaces for broadband antenna applications. Julia’s thesis is on exploration of beam...

CDT Movie Night: Terminator 2: Judgement Day

On 30th August, the PGRs held another of their regular movie night socials. This time the film was classic 90s films- a tough choice with Toy Story 2, Groundhog Day and The Matrix all in the running. The winning choice was Terminator 2: Judgement Day. All 23 attendees enjoyed the...

New Publication: Photoluminescence from NV− Centres in 5 nm Detonation Nanodiamonds: Identification and High Sensitivity to Magnetic Field

Congratulations to fourth year PGR Ben Hogan, who has co-authored a paper on ‘Photoluminescence from NV− Centres in 5 nm Detonation Nanodiamonds: Identification and High Sensitivity to Magnetic Field’, published last week in Nanoscale Research Letters. The paper was the result of a collaboration with Ioffe Institute (St. Petersburg, Russia),...

PGR Tom Collier submits his thesis!

Congratulations to fourth year PGR Tom Collier, who has submitted his thesis, ‘Doubled-Gated Quantum Rings and Nanohelices: from Theory to Novel Applications’. As well as his publications and conference presentations, in April 2018, Tom made an industry visit to De La Salle University, in the Phillipines, where he worked with...

Henry Fernández passes his viva!

Many congratulations to PGR Henry Fernández, who this week passed his viva with minor corrections. Henry’s thesis title was Optical and Electronics Study of Hybrid Light-Matter States. His supervisors were Bill Barnes and Saverio Russo, with the examiners being Rob Hicken (internal) and Said Rodriguez, from AMOLF in the Netherlands. During his...

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