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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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CDT Students present posters at CLEO 2016 in California

CDT Students present posters at CLEO 2016 in California

Cambridge CDT PhD student Jennifer Jones recently travelled to the US to present a poster titled "Towards Lasing from Free-Standing Perovskite-Chiral Polymer Film Devices."

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Influential UK Science Blog Praises CDT's "open, 'can do' research community"

Influential UK Science Blog Praises CDT's "open, 'can do' research community"

A popular cross-university science blog has featured the IPES CDT describing as having created an "open, ‘can do’ research community" with a "phenomenal breadth of research" on offer that "has established it as a genuine world-leader in its field." (Article reproduced courtesy of Science and Engineering South Consortium (SES) - http://www.ses.ac.uk/2016/05/16/innovative-doctoral-training-comes-light/)

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CDT Student presents paper at US Conference on Optical Imaging of the Brain

CDT Student presents paper at US Conference on Optical Imaging of the Brain

UCL PhD student Janet Isabel de Roever presented a paper titled 'Cytochrome-C-Oxidase Exhibits Higher Brain-Specificity than Haemoglobin in Functional Activation'.

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Optical Monitoring of Spinal Cord Tissue Oxygenation

Optical Monitoring of Spinal Cord Tissue Oxygenation

CDT PhD student Pardis Kaynezhad wins the Photonex conference "Popular Choice Research Poster Award".

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Laser technique promises super-fast and super-secure quantum cryptography

Laser technique promises super-fast and super-secure quantum cryptography

A new method of implementing an ‘unbreakable’ quantum cryptographic system is able to transmit information at rates more than ten times faster than previous attempts. The research featured in a recent Nature Photonics paper and the first author was CDT PhD student Lucian Comandar. Reproduced courtesy of the University of Cambridge (http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/laser-technique-promises-super-fast-and-super-secure-quantum-cryptography#sthash.kOLxV0HJ.dpuf)

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