New Publication: Tailoring the spectral properties of layered chiral mid-infrared metamaterials

Congratulations to final year PGR Hannah Barnard, whose paper ‘Tailoring the spectral properties of layered chiral mid-infrared metamaterials‘ was published in Applied Physics Letters last month. Hannah explains the significance of the paper’s findings: Metamaterials, an important class of man-made material in which metals are patterned into periodic, subwavelength structures, can be designed for a […]

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New Publication: Controlling collective rotational patterns of magnetic rotors

Congratulations to CDT alumnus Dr.Joshua Hamilton,  whose paper Controlling collective rotational patterns of magnetic rotors has recently been published in Nature Communications. Josh works as a postdoctoral research fellow in TEAM-A  at University of Exeter. A summary of the paper is below: Combining experiments, simulations, and theoretical arguments Josh Hamilton and his collaborator Daiki Matsunaga have […]

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New publication: ‘A Nonvolatile Phase‐Change Metamaterial Color Display’

Congratulations to PGR Santiago Garcia-Cuevas Carrillo, who is the lead author on ‘A Nonvolatile Phase‐Change Metamaterial Color Display’, recently published in Advanced Optical Materials. Co-authors include fourth year PGR  Liam Trimby and Prof. C. David Wright. Abstract Chalcogenide phase‐change materials, which exhibit a marked difference in their electrical and optical properties when in their amorphous and crystalline […]

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Porous ZnO/Carbon nanocomposites derived from metal-organic frameworks for highly efficient photocatalytic applications – A correlational study

Congratulations to XM² PGR student (third year) Mian Zahid Hussain for his latest publication on “Porous ZnO/Carbon nanocomposites derived from metal-organic frameworks for highly efficient photocatalytic applications – A correlational study” in Carbon journal. Abstract below. Abstract Porous ZnO/C nanocomposites derived from 3 different Zinc based metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) including MOF-5, MOF-74 and ZIF-8, were […]

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New Publication: Multi-layer graphene as a selective detector for future lung cancer biosensing platforms

Congratulations to XM² PGR Ben Hogan (4th year) who has co-authored a recently published paper on ‘Multi-layer graphene as a selective detector for future lung cancer biosensing platforms’ in the journal Nanoscale. Lung cancer is one of the most common and aggressive cancers, with mortality rates of about 1.4 million per year, worldwide. The lack […]

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