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Ultrasound imaging needle to transform heart surgery

Ultrasound imaging needle to transform heart surgery

Heart tissue can be imaged in real-time during keyhole procedures using a new optical ultrasound needle developed by researchers at UCL and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), including CDT supervisors Dr Adrien Desjardins and Dr Ioannis Papakonstantinou.

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Student enjoys NASA visiting researcher placement on AI

Student enjoys NASA visiting researcher placement on AI

Eleni Bohacek speaks about her fully-funded visiting researcher placement with NASA on a Frontier development lab over the summer in Silicon Valley.

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Best Student Seminar Presentation of the Year 2016-17

Best Student Seminar Presentation of the Year 2016-17

UCL CDT PhD student Eleni Bohacek, supervised by Dr David Selviah from the UCL Electronic and Electrical Engineering, has won the prize for Best Student Seminar Presentation of the Year 2016-17.

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Neonatal Innovation: improving diagnosis and prognosis in neonatal brain injury

Neonatal Innovation: improving diagnosis and prognosis in neonatal brain injury

CDT student supervisor, Dr Ilias Tachtsidis (UCL, Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering) talks to the Impact magazine about how photonic solutions are transforming neonatal care.

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Fourteen technologies awarded £80,000 each by Prince Albert’s educational legacy

Fourteen technologies awarded £80,000 each by Prince Albert’s educational legacy

CDT PhD student George Roberts becomes our 2nd CDT student to win the prestigious fellowship! His project is with Toshiba Research Labs in Cambridge.

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Photonics-enabled market worth $1.45 trillion

Photonics-enabled market worth $1.45 trillion

Revenue generated by core photonics and photonics enabled businesses continues to grow, according to recent market analysis from a survey of the global market by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. Alongside revenue, numbers of both companies and employees are on the rise.

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CDT graduate Dr Richard Colchester wins best thesis prize

CDT graduate Dr Richard Colchester wins best thesis prize

A CDT PhD graduate wins UCL Electronic and Electrical Engineering's Fabrizio Lombardi Prize for the Best Recent PhD Thesis presented at the 2017 Barlow Lecture at the Institute of Education.

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CDT students exhibit 'Smart Surfaces' at the Royal Society Summer Exhibition

CDT students exhibit 'Smart Surfaces' at the Royal Society Summer Exhibition

CDT students from Dr Ioannis Papakonstantinou's Photonic Innovations group at UCL exhibited their 'Smart Surfaces' research at the prestigious Royal Society Summer Exhibition.

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MRes Project Student Presents at Optical Terahertz international conference

MRes Project Student Presents at Optical Terahertz international conference

Ginny Shooter, an MRes student from UCL on the CDT, recently presented a poster from her first project about THz spectroscopy of hair for early breast cancer identification at the 2017 Optical Terahertz Science and Technology (OTST) conference at UCL.

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CDT PhD student's research observes cancer drug uptake in 3D

CDT PhD student's research observes cancer drug uptake in 3D

Cambridge CDT PhD student Marcus Fantham presented his research in Bordeaux and New Orleans, which featured in his recent Nature Photonics paper.

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CDT MRes student at PhoxTrot 2016 Summer School

CDT MRes student at PhoxTrot 2016 Summer School

Thomas Gerard attends summer school at St Andrews on photonics for high-performance, low cost and low energy data centres.

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CDT student paper on Miniature Ultrasound Probes is top download

CDT student paper on Miniature Ultrasound Probes is top download

The IPES CDT continues to produce students who are getting papers in top journals including Nature and others. Richard Colchester, a UCL CDT PhD student has produced a very popular journal paper within Medical Physics.

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Engineer shortage a 'concern' for optics industry

Greg Blackman and Jessica Rowbury writing in Electro Optics magazine found that firms at SPIE Photonics West are crying out for optical scientists.

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First laser grown on silicon substrate to advance silicon photonics

A world first for UCL in conjunction with The London Centre for Nanotechnology, Cardiff University and the University of Sheffield

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