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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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Cambridge CDT Student Andrew Payne in Electro Optics

Cambridge CDT Student Andrew Payne in Electro Optics

First year PhD student Andrew Payne based at the Institute of Manufacturing, University of Cambridge, was called upon to advise on laser additive manufacturing in Electro Optics feature article.

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Corning Outstanding Student Paper Competition

Corning Outstanding Student Paper Competition

CDT Student Johannes Benedikt von Lindeiner from the University of Cambridge wins Corning Outstanding Student Paper Competition at the Optical Fiber Conference (OFC 2014)

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Full bursaries available from UCL for Wireless and Optical Communications MSc for Home students: Deadline 30th June

Full bursaries available from UCL for Wireless and Optical Communications MSc for Home students: Deadline 30th June

A package of support for prospective 'Home' UCL CDT MRes students is available for 2014-15. The new Graduate Support Scheme includes bursaries, childcare support and mentoring for a career in research or in the technology sector.

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Thermochromic V02 Nanoparticles research presented at E-MRS conference

Thermochromic V02 Nanoparticles research presented at E-MRS conference

UCL MRes student Rafael Sibilo will present her MRes project work on a very hot topic at the European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) Spring Meeting in Lille.

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Cambridge CDT student James Lee's project generates a supercontinuum

Cambridge CDT student James Lee's project generates a supercontinuum

CDT student James Lee is currently doing his first MRes project supervised by Professor Clemens Kaminski and Dr Weiwei Cai at Cambridge about flame tomography.

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