New Publications: ‘Mechanochemical synthesis of carbon-stabilized Cu/C, Co/C and Ni/C nanocomposites with prolonged resistance to oxidation’ and ‘Tuning silicon-rich nitride microring resonances with graphene capacitors for high-performance computing applications’

Congratulations to CDT alumnus Dr Benjamin Hogan who has recently published two papers: the first, Mechanochemical synthesis of carbon-stabilized Cu/C, Co/C and Ni/C nanocomposites with prolonged resistance to oxidation, published in Scientific Reports; the second, Tuning silicon-rich nitride microring resonances with graphene capacitors for high-performance computing applications, published in Optics Express. Tuning...

Welcome SAG 2019/2020

As the New Year starts, there are some changes in the student advisory group for the CDT. Third years Emily Glover and Jess Brown are the new co-chairs, with Julia de Pineda Gutierrez stepping down as she approaches the end of her PhD. About her new role, Jess says, ‘I’ve...

CDT’s Christmas Movie Night

To round off 2019, the CDT PGRs chose Home Alone for their Christmas movie night. Third year PGR Ned Taylor, one of the organisers, says of the event: Some of the CDT gathered at the top of the Physics building to celebrate the festive period. The evening commenced with the...

Liam Trimby passes his viva!

Congratulations to Liam Trimby, who has passed his viva. He was supervised by Prof. C. David Wright and Dr. Anna Baldycheva.Liam’s thesis was titled ‘Phase-Change Meta-Devices for Tuneable Bandpass Filtering in the Infrared’. The examiners were Prof. Martin Cryan from University of Bristol  and the internal examiner was Dr. Mustafa...

Carlota Ruiz De Galarreta passes her viva!

We are delighted to announce that Carlota Ruiz De Galarreta  has passed her viva. She was supervised by Prof. C. David Wright and Dr. Jacopo Bertolotti. Carlota’s thesis was on “Optical phase-change metasurfaces: novel design concepts to practicable devices”. The examiners were Prof Anatoly Zayats from Kings College London, and the internal...

XM2 Graduation Winter 2019

Congratulations to Thomas Collier, Henry Fernandez, Cameron Gallagher, Santiago García-Cuevas Carrillo, Ben Hogan and Cheng Shi, who graduated on Friday 13th December. We held a post-graduation celebration in Physics SCR, attended by their fellow PGRs and supervisors. These graduates have gone on to a variety of destinations, including both academia (three...

Management Board and Admin- last working dates for this year

Please find below a table the last working days for this year for Management Board and admin team, and their first working day of 2020. We hope you enjoy the festive season! Management Board Staff member Last day in First day back Alastair Hibbins Tuesday 17th December Monday 6th January...

Rosamund Herapath presents at TERANET UK-THz Symposium

On 4th and 5th December 2019, fourth year PGR Rosamund Herapath, Dr. Lauren Barr (alumna of the CDT) and Prof. Euan Hendry went to National Physical Laboratory (NPL) for the ‘TERANET UK-THz Symposium’. The event included 23 speakers from around the UK to discuss recent advances made in the field of mm-wave...

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