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  Towards “Precision Mining” of wastewater: Development of modular electrochemical systems for the in situ upcycling of acid mine drainage into functional nanoproducts (Funded by the QUEX Institute)
  Dr R Crane
Application Deadline: 15 June 2020

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Join a world-leading, cross-continental research team.
  Machine learning approaches for ore deposit characterization in the Platreef (Bushveld Complex, South Africa)
  Dr H Hughes
Application Deadline: 10 June 2020

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This PhD forms part of a large consortium project (NL4D) funded by Anglo American involving University of Exeter (CSM), Cardiff University and University of Leicester.
  Making the world sound better – acoustic metamaterials for manipulating sound in air and underwater
  Prof A P Hibbins, Prof J R Sambles
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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The studentship is part of the UK’s Centre of Doctoral Training in Metamaterials (XM2) based in the Departments of Physics and Engineering on the Streatham Campus in Exeter.
  Smaller, Lighter, More Energy Efficient – using metamaterials and 3D printing to push antennas to the limits: Design and Manufacture of Broadband 3D Multilayer Metamaterials for Microwave and mm-wave Application
  Prof A P Hibbins, Prof J R Sambles
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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Joint supervisors. Prof Alastair P Hibbins, Prof J Roy Sambles. External partner. John Davies (Thales). ***. Project objective. To develop broadband metamaterial designs for antenna and radome applications using additive manufacturing techniques.
  Quantum Nano-photonics – the science and technology of new sources of light
  Dr A Ott, Prof C D Wright
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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Statement of Research. Transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs) are optically active, semiconducting layered materials (LMs) which can be exfoliated down to monolayers or stacked in heterostructures.
  Next generation metasurfaces: tensorial surfaces for novel antenna functionality: Tensorial Impedance Surfaces for Antennas
  Prof A P Hibbins, Dr S Horsley, Prof J R Sambles
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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The studentship is part of the UK’s Centre of Doctoral Training in Metamaterials (XM2) based in the Departments of Physics and Engineering on the Streatham Campus in Exeter.
  New metasurfaces for acoustic control - meta-atoms as passive resonant elements to yield highly directional radiation or detection of sound
  Prof A P Hibbins, Prof J R Sambles
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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Joint supervisors. Prof Alastair P Hibbins, Prof J Roy Sambles. External partner. Dr Ben Hodder (QinetiQ). ***. The ability to emit or receive sound with directional dependence is of great relevance to acoustic imaging and navigation applications.
  Miniaturised helical antennas for superdirectivity
  Prof J R Sambles, Prof A P Hibbins
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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Beginning from fundamental physics, over a century ago, Marconi pioneered radio communication.
  Laser implosion fusion for clean energy generation: Dynamically-tuneable optical metasurfaces for laser implosion fusion applications
  Prof C D Wright, Dr J Bertolotti
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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Joint supervisors. Prof. C. David Wright and Dr Jacopo Bertolotti. External partner. AWE PLC (Dr A. J. Comley). Inertial confinement fusion (ICF), a scheme in which powerful lasers are used to compress and ignite a cryogenic pellet of deuterium-tritium fuel, is one route towards a clean energy source of the future [1].
  Beaming light in new directions - metasurfaces for tuneable control of optics: All-dielectric beam control using dynamically-tuneable metasurfaces
  Prof C D Wright, Dr I.J. Luxmore
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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Joint supervisors. Prof C David Wright and Dr Isaac Luxmoore. ***. In recent years, electromagnetic metasurfaces have generated huge interest due to their ability for precise control of the amplitude, phase and polarisation of waves, from the microwave region right through to the optical part of the spectrum.
  Artificial Magnetic Conductor Surfaces for Conformal Antenna Design
  Prof J R Sambles, Prof A P Hibbins
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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External partner. Defence Science and Technology Laboratories (DSTL). Metamaterials are a rapidly developing area of modern physics and technology that have enormous potential.
  Nanocomposites for Additive Manufacturing, Material Science and Engineering – PhD (Funded)
  Prof O Ghita, Prof Y Zhu
Application Deadline: 15 June 2020

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Project Description. Multifunctionality in manufactured parts is becoming a key requirement sought after by many industries. The project is looking to develop new bespoke lightweight multifunctional powder materials that can be 3D printed using powder bed fusion technology.
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