New Publication: An in situ investigation of the thermal decomposition of metal-organic framework NH2-MIL-125 (Ti)

Congratulations to Zahid Hussain for his new paper, ‘An in situ investigation of the thermal decomposition of metal-organic framework NH2-MIL-125 (Ti)’ , recently published in Microporous and Mesoporous Materials. Zahid explains the paper’s findings: Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are exceptionally porous and highly crystalline coordination polymers. Since the late 1990s, MOFs have been intensively investigated for a large variety […]

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New Publication: Electrical Detection of DC Spin Current Propagation Through an Epitaxial Antiferromagnetic NiO Layer

Congratulations to third year PGR David Newman, whose paper ‘Electrical Detection of DC Spin Current Propagation Through an Epitaxial Antiferromagnetic NiO Layer’ has recently been published in IEEE Transactions on Magnetics. David explains this work and the impact of its findings: Spin currents (net transfer of spin angular momentum) have been suggested as potential successors […]

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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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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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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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