Tagged: optics

Ioannis Leontis in conferences at Washington DC

Third year PGR and vice-president of EUOPS (Exeter University Optics and Photonics Society) Ioannis Leontis discusses his experience of two conferences he was recently invited to: In September 2019, as vice-president of EUOPS (Exeter University Optics and Photonics Society), I was invited to participate in two OSA (Optical Society of America)...

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...

New publication: ‘A Nonvolatile Phase‐Change Metamaterial Color Display’

Congratulations to PGR Santiago Garcia-Cuevas Carrillo, who is the lead author on ‘A Nonvolatile Phase‐Change Metamaterial Color Display’, recently published in Advanced Optical Materials. Co-authors include fourth year PGR  Liam Trimby and Prof. C. David Wright. Abstract Chalcogenide phase‐change materials, which exhibit a marked difference in their electrical and optical properties when...

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...

Joaquin Faneca awarded Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship by SPIE

Third year PGR Joaquin Faneca has been awarded a $3000 grant from SPIE. SPIE, an international society for optics and photonics, was founded in 1955 to advance light-based technologies. Serving more than 264,000 constituents from approximately 166 countries, this not-for-profit society advances emerging technologies through interdisciplinary information exchange, continuing education,...

Santiago García-Cuevas Carrillo passed his viva!

We are delighted to announce that PGR Santiago García-Cuevas Carrillo, supervised by Prof. C. David Wright and Prof. Geoff Nash , passed his viva with minor corrections. Santiago’s thesis was on “Reconfigurable Phase-Change Metasurface Absorbers for Optoelectronic Device Applications”. The examiners were Ann-Katrin Michel from ETH Zurich and Dr. Jacopo...

Ben Hogan is awarded SPIE IDL Micro Grant

Ben Hogan, fourth year CDT PGR, has been awarded a SPIE IDL Micro Grant for $2000- one of only two UK universities to receive it this year. The UNESCO International Day of Light is a global initiative highlighting to the citizens of the world the importance of light and light-based...

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