New Publication Featured as Front-Page Story: ‘Enhanced Performance and Diffusion Robustness of Phase-Change Metasurfaces via a Hybrid Dielectric/Plasmonic Approach’

Congratulations to third year PGR Joe Shields, whose recent publication ‘Enhanced Performance and Diffusion Robustness of Phase-Change Metasurfaces via a Hybrid Dielectric/Plasmonic Approach’ was published in Nanomaterials and featured on their website as a front-page story. Joe explains the purpose of this work: Phase change materials can dramatically change their optical properties when they undergo a […]

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PGR contributions and poster winner at IOP Magnetism 2021

Five of our PGRs contributed to this year’s IOP Magnetism conference; IoP Magnetism is the largest conference for the UK/RoI magnetism community and features researchers/industry from across Europe.     The contributions from our PGRs were: CONTRIBUTED TALKS: Oliver Latcham – “Magnetically tunable resonant acoustic transmission in phononic crystals” Kostas Chatzimpaloglou – “Optically detected spin-orbit […]

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Zahid Hussain passes his viva!

Congratulations to PGR Zahid Hussain, who has passed his viva. His thesis was titled ‘Metal-organic Framework (MOFs) Derived Nanocomposites: Synthesis and Applications in Photocatalysis’. During his time with the CDT, Zahid published 11 papers, plus an English-to-Urdu translation of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics by Carlo Rovelli. Zahid now works as a postdoctoral researcher at Technical University […]

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Exeter’s Centre for Metamaterial Research and Innovation to provide novel research for £2m government offshore windfarm development

Exeter’s Centre for Metamaterial Research and Innovation (CMRI) will develop novel methods for creating conductive coating for turbine blades that adsorb radar in partnership with TWI Ltd as part of the £2M offshore windfarm development boost spearheaded by the Ministry of Defence (MOD)’s Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) on behalf of the Department for Business, […]

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Elizabeth Martin wins Best Poster Award at 65th Annual Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials (MMM 2020)

Congratulations to final year PGR Elizabeth Martin, who won the Best Poster Award at the 65th Annual Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials (MMM 2020) (2nd-6th November 2020). This is an international conference that includes all aspects of fundamental and applied magnetism, which for the first time was held virtually. The conference had over 16000 […]

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Ioannis Leontis gives oral presentation at Graphene 2020

Last month, fourth year PGR Ioannis Leontis gave an oral presentation virtually at Graphene 2020.  The event ran online from 19th-23rd October, including presentations, poster sessions and an industrial forum. Ioannis says of the experience: Last month, I contributed an oral presentation at the virtual conference Graphene 2020. The conference was really interesting as its […]

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