New Publication: Graphene coated fabrics by ultrasonic spray coating for wearable electronics and smart textiles

Congratulations to third year PGR Kavya Sadanandan, whose paper ‘Graphene coated fabrics by ultrasonic spray coating for wearable electronics and smart textiles’ was recently published in Journal of Physics: Materials. Abstract The seamless incorporation of electronics in textiles have the potential to enable various applications ranging from sensors for the internet of things to personalised medicine […]

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New Publication: Bimetal-organic framework derived multi-heterostructured TiO2/CuxO/C nanocomposites with superior photocatalytic H2 generation performance

Congratulations to final year PGR Zahid Hussain for his new publication ‘Bimetal-organic framework derived multi-heterostructured TiO2/CuxO/C nanocomposites with superior photocatalytic H2 generation performance’, which was recently published in Journal of Materials Chemistry A (JMCA). In this work, In-situ formation of p-n heterojunctions between TiO2 and CuxO in heteroatoms-doped carbon nanocomposites and their applications in photocatalytic H2 […]

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New Publication: Tunable pseudo-magnetic fields for polaritons in strained metasurfaces

Congratulations to final year PhD student Charlie-Ray Mann whose theory paper, entitled ‘Tunable pseudo-magnetic fields for polaritons in strained metasurfaces’, has been published in the prestigious journal Nature Photonics. The work has also been featured on the University of Exeter’s news website. Charlie-Ray Mann, the lead scientist and author of the study, explains: The interaction […]

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New Publication: Calcium-stannous oxide solid solutions for solar devices

Congratulations to final year PGR Ned Taylor, who is lead author of ‘Calcium-stannous oxide solid solutions for solar devices’, published in Applied Physics Letters last week. Ned gives a short summary of his work: In this work, the potential of calcium-doped stannous oxide is explored for its potential as an active layer in an all-oxide solar […]

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New Publication: Zahid Hussain translates “Seven Brief Lessons on Physics” into Urdu

Final year PGR Zahid Hussain in partnership with Fasi Malik, University of California has translated Carlo Rovelli’s “Seven Brief Lessons on Physics” into Urdu. Their translation has just been published by Mashal Books, Lahore. Below, Zahid discusses his motivations and the importance of the book: I am pleased to announce that our translation of Carlo Rovelli’s […]

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New Publication: ‘Surface functionalized N-C-TiO2/C nanocomposites derived from metal-organic framework in water vapour for enhanced photocatalytic H2 generation’

Congratulations to PGR Zahid Hussain, who is lead author of the paper  ‘Surface functionalized N-C-TiO2/C nanocomposites derived from metal-organic framework in water vapour for enhanced photocatalytic H2 generation’, published in the Journal of Energy Chemistry. Zahid’s previous publications include ‘MOF Derived Porous ZnO/C Nanocomposites for Efficient Dye Photodegradation’ published in ACS Applied Energy Materials, and […]

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New Publication: Coupling and confinement of current in thermoacoustic phased arrays

Congratulations to third year PGR David Tatnell, whose publication ‘Coupling and confinement of current in thermoacoustic phased arrays’ has just been published in Science Advances and featured on the University’s research news webpage. David, lead author of this study into thermoacoustic arrays, says: This work is the first experimental demonstration of thermoacoustic sources in acoustic […]

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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 was also the subject of […]

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New Publication: ‘Microwave Superdirectivity with Dimers of Helical Elements’

Congratulations to third year PGR Pavel Petrov, whose article ‘Microwave Superdirectivity with Dimers of Helical Elements’ was published yesterday in Physical Review Applied. Pavel summarises his article: This paper demonstrates experimental realisation of the subwavelength superdirective antenna that reaches close to theoretical maximum of directivity without using complex feeding network. We introduce a novel design […]

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New Publication: Dynamics of spiral spin waves in magnetic nanopatches: Influence of thickness and shape

Congratulations to fourth year PGR David Osuna Ruiz, whose paper ‘Dynamics of spiral spin waves in magnetic nanopatches: Influence of thickness and shape’ was published in Physical Review B last month. The co-authors include CDT alumnus Erick Burgos Parra. An abstract of the paper is below: Abstract We explore the dynamics of spiral spin waves […]

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