Month: October 2018

  1. Emil Wolf Outstanding Student Paper Prize

    Congratulations to Faris Shahidan who was awarded an Emil Wolf Outstanding Student Paper Prize for his recent presentation, Towards Scalable Fabrication of Plasmonic Colour via Nanoimprint Lithography at OSA Frontiers in Optics in Washington DC! Faris also represented the University’s OSA student chapter at the associated student leadership conference.  Attendees at the OSA Student Leadership […]

  2. Kelvin’s completion seminar

    Zhe “Kelvin” Xu succesfully gave his PhD completion seminar to the School of Physics on 8 October. Kelvin (second from right) and advisory panel consisting of supervisors, Ken (right – main supervisor) and Ann (co-supervisor) and committee chair Lloyd Hollenberg (on left) are shown in the photo taken after the seminar.

  3. Vivek, Jiajun and Jasper visit University of Manchester

    Members of Ken’s team visited the University of Manchester from 1-5 October to make measurements in the laboratory of Dr Patrick Parkinson.  Jasper and Vivek gave presentations in the School of Physics and Astronomy.  In addition, all three had the opportunity to tour the National Graphene Insitute. L-R: Jasper, Jiajun & Vivek

  4. Paper in OSA Continuum

    Work undertaken by Lukas, Kalpana and former MPhil student, Panji, has been published in OSA Continuum. The paper, Metasurfaces, dark modes, and high NA illumination, looks at the spatial dispersion of dark modes of metasurfaces consisting of an array of plasmonic radial trimers. Link to the paper here (open source).