Summer Student Projects 2020

This summer, two of our PGRs- second year Conor Price and third year Iago Rodriguez Diez– were awarded summer student bursaries, covering a small stipend and project fees to allow them to host an undergraduate student for 10 weeks to complete a summer research project. In a competitive process, the...

Joaquín Faneca submits his thesis!

Congratulations to final year PGR Joaquín Faneca, who has just submitted his thesis: “Tunable Silicon integrated photonics based on functional materials”. Here is Joaquín’s experience of his time with the CDT: When I started the PhD coming from another country, everything was difficult, you do not have your own language, your family,...

Applications Open: Minerva Prize PGR Colloquium

This Autumn, we will host the first student-led colloquium as part of our regular colloquia series. The idea for this first came from second year PGR Connor Sait, whilst networking at a conference. When he brought the idea back to the CDT, it evolved into giving a PhD student from...

New Publication: Coherent Transfer of Spin Angular Momentum by Evanescent Spin Waves within Antiferromagnetic NiO

Congratulations to second year PGR David Newman, who has co-authored ‘Coherent Transfer of Spin Angular Momentum by Evanescent Spin Waves within Antiferromagnetic NiO’, recently published in Physical Review Letters. Out of the fourteen co-authors, David is listed fifth. His supervisors Dr. Maciej Dąbrowski and Prof. Robert Hicken are also co-authors. The publication...

Ineta Grikalaite and Joaquin Faneca give virtual presentations at SPb Photonic, Optoelectronic, & Electronic Materials 2020

Fourth year student Joaquin Faneca and second year student Ineta Grikalaite attended SPb Photonic, Optoelectronic, & Electronic Materials 2020 online conference and presented their work during the virtual poster sessions in the format of a 1 min elevator pitch. Joaquin presented his work on “On-chip sub-wavelength Bragg grating design based...

Training and other events: May 2020 to July 2020

Please find below a table of all upcoming XM² training and other events from May 2020 to July 2020. Please note due to the current lockdown situation, dates and location are subject to change. May 11.05.20 CDT Group Meetings All PGRs 16:30-17:30 via Microsoft Teams 27.05.20 Poster Training 1st years...

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