Category: Activities & achievements

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...

New Publication: Transmission Properties of FeCl3-Intercalated Graphene and WS2 Thin Films for Terahertz Time-Domain Spectroscopy Applications

Congratulations to fourth year PGRs Ben Hogan and Kieran Walsh, who are authors on ‘Transmission Properties of FeCl3-Intercalated Graphene and WS2 Thin Films for Terahertz Time-Domain Spectroscopy Applications’, which was published last month in Nanoscale Research Letters. Ben explains the impact of the research findings: By using new and unique...

PGR Emanuele Gemo at ePIXfab Silicon Photonics Summer School

From 1st-5th July 2019, third year PGR Emanuele Gemo attended ePIXfab’s silicon photonics summer school at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in Pisa, Italy. Emanuele gives an insight into his experience: The experience in Pisa has been definitely valuable. From the organization perspective, nothing has been left unplanned or uncared for. The...

XM2 Graduation Summer 2019

On 15th July, we held a post-graduation celebration for the PGRs graduating in the summer ceremony. These included not only students from our first cohort but also students from our second cohort. Their peers, other PGRs and academic staff joined to congratulate them on their fantastic achievement. These graduates have...

PGR Henry Fernandez submits his PhD thesis

Congratulations to PGR Henry Fernandez, who has recently submitted his PhD thesis titled “Optical and Electronic Study of Hybrid Light-Matter States” supervised by Prof. Bill Barnes, and Prof. Saverio Russo. This thesis extends a description of his recently published work titled “Electrically Tuneable Exciton-Polaritons through Free Electron Doping in Monolayer...

Prof. Bill Barnes wins the Thomas Young Prize and Medal 2019

Congratulations to Prof. Bill Barnes who has been awarded the Thomas Young Prize and Medal 2019 from the Institute of Physics. The award is made for distinguished contributions to optics, including work related to physics outside the visible region. Bill was awarded this prize for his outstanding contributions to the development...

Pint of Science Festival 2019

Last month Pint of Science returned to Exeter. Pint of Science is a worldwide science festival that takes place every year and brings researchers to your local pub to present their scientific discoveries. This year it was in over 24 countries in nearly 400 cities. In the UK there were...

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