Designer two-dimensional heterostructures for quantum photonics
Dr B D Gerardot
8 February 2019
Two-dimensional semiconductors, which can be easily combined to create entirely new materials, offer completely unique opportunities to design the electronic and optical properties of individual particles at the quantum level.
Neuromorphic Nanophotonic Systems for Artificial Intelligence
Dr A Hurtado, Dr M Strain
15 February 2019
Start date. March 2019. Duration. 3 yrs. Background. Neuromorphic Photonics is an emerging discipline focusing on the development of light-enabled technologies inspired by the powerful computational capabilities of the brain for novel paradigms in information processing beyond traditional digital systems.
Nano-assembly of 3D photonic integrated circuits on-a-chip
Dr M Strain, Prof M Dawson
31 March 2019
Start date. October 2019. Duration. 3.5 yrs. Background. Chip scale photonic systems have seen a rapid uptake in a wide range of applications from lab-on-a-chip biosensors to ultra-high speed micro-displays and photonic integrated circuitry.
Photonics with atomically-thin 2D quantum materials beyond graphene
Prof A Tartakovskii
23 January 2019
The isolation of single-atomic layer graphene has led to a surge of interest in a large family of layered crystals with strong in-plane bonds and weak van der Waals interlayer coupling.