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Student invited to speak at British Medical Laser Association Annual Scientific Meeting

Student invited to speak at British Medical Laser Association Annual Scientific Meeting

CDT PhD student Pardis Kaynezhad (supervised by Dr Ilias Tachtsidis, UCL) has been invited to give a talk at the 33rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Medical Laser Association from 15-17th April titled "Optical Monitoring of Brain Tissue Oxygenation and Metabolism in Hypoxia-Ischemia in the Preclinical Neonatal Model".

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Call for papers for 20th European Conference on Network and Optical Communications

Call for papers for 20th European Conference on Network and Optical Communications

The 20th European Conference on Network and Optical Communications, NOC 2015 will be held at University College London (UCL), London, UK, from June 30th to July 2nd, 2015.

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£470k EPSRC funding for Novel photonic sampling

£470k EPSRC funding for Novel photonic sampling

UCL Photonics Group Research expected to impact radar systems, medical imaging and wireless communications

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Holographic smart pixels research highlighted by Materials Views

Holographic smart pixels research highlighted by Materials Views

CDT student Calum Williams and CDT supervisor Prof. Tim Wilkinson, along with other researchers from the engineering department at the University of Cambridge have proposed a new type of pixel element and demonstrated its unique switching capability.

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Cambridge hosts first UK event for UNESCO International Year of Light 2015 to promote research and development of optical technologies

Cambridge hosts first UK event for UNESCO International Year of Light 2015 to promote research and development of optical technologies

Cambridge hosted one of the world’s first events to celebrate The International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies (IYL 2015) on 9th January. IYL 2015 is a global initiative adopted by the United Nations to raise awareness of how optical technologies promote sustainable development and provide solutions to worldwide challenges in energy, education, agriculture, communications and health.

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New technique doubles the distance of optical fibre communications

New technique doubles the distance of optical fibre communications

Professor Polina Bayvel, CDT Supervisor at UCL and research associate, Dr Robert Maher, have pioneered a new way to process fibre optic signals which could double the distance at which data travels error-free through transatlantic sub-marine cables.

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CDT Supervisor Dr Nicolae Panoiu (UCL) Uses Disorder to Control Light on a Nanoscale

CDT Supervisor Dr Nicolae Panoiu (UCL) Uses Disorder to Control Light on a Nanoscale

Findings in Nature Physics paper could lead to more precise information transfer in computer chips and other applications. The paper has attracted lots of interest and is featured on the homepage of the US Department of Energy.

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CDT Supervisor Prof. Clemens Kaminski elected Fellow of the Optical Society of America

CDT Supervisor Prof. Clemens Kaminski elected Fellow of the Optical Society of America

Prof. Clemens Kaminski was elected as a Fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA) in recognition of "pioneering work in the development of optical methods for quantifying the kinetics of reactions in chemical and biological systems".

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Cambridge CDT Students Andrew Payne and Calum Williams Winners of 2014 Zeiss Photography Competition

Cambridge CDT Students Andrew Payne and Calum Williams Winners of 2014 Zeiss Photography Competition

The annual competition aims to show the breadth of engineering research at the University, from objects at the nanoscale all the way to major infrastructure. Both Andrew and Calum's images have received national and international coverage.

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Student presents research on optoelectronic sensors at Chinese conference

Student presents research on optoelectronic sensors at Chinese conference

CDT Student Adam Funnell recently travelled to Nanjing University, China, to present original research carried out during his MRes project at the University of Cambridge.

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Nobel prize awarded for optical super-resolution microscopy

Nobel prize awarded for optical super-resolution microscopy

The inventors of single molecule localisation and stimulated emission depletion (STED) super-resolution microscopy were today honoured with the Nobel prize for chemistry. One of the key applications of super-resolution imaging, pioneered by Professor Clemens Kaminski, (a CDT Supervisor at Cambridge) and mentioned by the Nobel Assembly, is the study of protein aggregation reactions in the context of neurodegenerative diseases.

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Cambridge CDT Student Publishes Article on Colour Holograms using Plasmonic Nanoparticles

Cambridge CDT Student Publishes Article on Colour Holograms using Plasmonic Nanoparticles

Cambridge Student Calum Williams currently in the first year of his PhD, has successfully published his research on Colour holograms using plasmonic nanoparticles as a research highlight in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)

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Best Student Seminar Presentation of the Year Prizewinner

Best Student Seminar Presentation of the Year Prizewinner

UCL CDT PhD student Gemma Bale, supervised by Dr Illias Tachtsidis from Medical Physics and Bioengineering, has won the inaugural prize for Best Student Seminar Presentation of the Year.

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CDT students found Cambridge Optical Society of America Student Chapter

CDT students found Cambridge Optical Society of America Student Chapter

Photonics and nanotechnology CDT students Johannes Benedikt von Lindeiner, Nathan Curry, Laurie Young, Alexander Macfaden and Calum Williams are pleased to announce the formation of Cambridge’s Optical Society of America (OSA) Student Chapter.

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Best Poster Award at Optical Network Design and Modelling 2014

CDT PhD student David Ives (UCL) has received the best poster award at a prestigious conference in Stockholm.

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CDT PhD & Associate Students Raise Money for Alzheimer’s Research

CDT PhD & Associate Students Raise Money for Alzheimer’s Research

Good luck to CDT student Nathan Curry, and associates Florian Strohl and Laurie Young who will be running in the 2014 Bupa London 10K to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK.

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