Welcome to our 23 new PGRs!

The CDT in Metamaterials sends a warm welcome to our 23 new PGRs. It was a real pleasure to see so many new faces and fresh energy arriving at the start of our induction week on 17 September 2018. We hope they will soon feel at home at Exeter and...

SPIE in San Diego – XM2 PGRs present Exeter’s SPIE chapter activities

In September 2018, the XM² PGRs Erick Burgos Parra and Joaquin Faneca went to one of the most important events for optical engineering and applications, nanotechnology, quantum science, and organic photonics: SPIE OPTICS+ PHOTONICS (San Diego). They represented our EUOPS (Exeter University optics and photonics society) and the SPIE student...

4 XM2 vivas successfully completed!

Very many congratulations to the EPSRC CDT in Metamaterials PGRs who completed their vivas (all with only minor corrections) in September 2018: Ilya Starshynov “Quantum and classical correlations of multiply scattered light; supervisors: Dr Jacopo Bertolotti, Dr Janet Anders; Erick Burgos “Time resolved and time average of magnetic nano-structure”; supervisors: Prof...

Torque driven ferromagnetic swimmers

Congratulations to the EPSRC CDT in Metamaterials PGR Joshua Hamilton who has now published his latest work on Torque driven ferromagnetic swimmers in AIP Physics of Fluids together with Andrew D. Gilbert, Peter G. Petrov, and Feodor Y. Ogrin. The publication is this month’s  “Editor’s Pick”, hence featured for about 5-6 weeks...

Induction week 2018

23 new EPSRC CDT in Metamaterials PGRs will arrive for induction week on 17 September 2018. Induction week will see 1st year specific sessions, as well as networking events for the individual cohorts and time for interactions between all PGRs and supervisors. Please see below the induction week schedule 2018....

Training and other events in September to December 2018

The new academic year brings a busy schedule for the Metamaterials PGRs. Please find below a table of all upcoming XM² training and other events from September 2018 until early December 2018 as far as planning currently allows. Yet to be confirmed: The monthly CDT group meetings are likely to...

ZnO nanocomposites studies – latest research results published by Zahid Hussain

The CDT in Metamaterials PGR Zahid Hussain has recently published 2 journal articles on his work with ZnO nanocomposites.  Congratulations to Zahid and the other authors. MOF Derived Porous ZnO/C Nanocomposites for Efficient Dye Photodegradation: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsaem.8b00822 Structural, optical, electronic and magnetic properties of multiphase ZnO/Zn(OH)2/ZnO2 nanocomposites and hexagonal prism shaped...

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