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Optical Physics (group) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  High-Power Laser Delivery in Hollow Core Fibres
  Research Group: Fibre & Systems Group
  Prof D Richardson
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor David Richardson. Co-supervisor Dr Hans Christian Mulvad and Dr Lin Xu. Project description.
  Hollow Core Fibres for Mid-infrared Gas Sensing, Quantum Optics & Metrology
  Research Group: Photonic Systems Circuits & Sensors
  Dr N Wheeler
Applications accepted all year round

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Supervisor. Dr Natalie Wheeler. Co-supervisor Dr Lin Xu, Prof. David Richardson. Project description. This project focusses on exploiting novel hollow core fibres to make new mid-infrared devices.
  Integrated optical elements for miniaturised atom traps
  Research Group: Photonic Systems Circuits & Sensors
  Prof P Smith
Application Deadline: 30 April 2020

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Supervisor. Prof. Peter Smith,. Co-supervisor Dr Corin Gawith, Dr James Gates & Dr Christopher Holmes. Project description. This project will involve development of glass on silicon waveguide components to couple light into magneto-optical traps.
  New Optical Components and Optical Amplifiers Development for Future High Speed Internet
  Research Group: Fibre & Systems Group
  Prof D Richardson
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor David Richardson. Co-supervisor Dr Yongmin Jung. Project description.
  Next-generation femtosecond fibre-laser CPA sources and their applications
  Prof D Richardson
Application Deadline: 7 March 2020

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Supervisor. Professor David Richardson. Co-supervisor. Dr Johnathon Price. Project description.
  Optical frequency combs and hollow core fibres for photonics-based generation and manipulation of ultra-wide bandwidth signals
  Research Group: Fibre & Systems Group
  Dr R Slavik
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor Radan Slavik. Co-supervisor Professor David J. Richardson. Project description.
  Quantum biology on a chip: investigating the optical properties of single biomolecules within nanofabricated photonic devices
  Research Group: Quantum, Light & Matter
  Dr L Sapienza
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Luca Sapienza. Project description. The progress in fundamental science and technology has allowed researchers to explore intriguing, but often elusive, quantum effects in atoms, ions and semiconductor nanostructures.
  Ultra-stable fibre optics using new-generation optical fibres
  Dr R Slavik
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor Radan Slavik. Co-supervisor Professor Francesco Poletti, Dr. Eric R. Numkam Fokoua. Project description.
  Up-conversion detectors based on PPLN waveguides (Miniaturising components for imagining in low light)
  Research Group: Photonic Systems Circuits & Sensors
  Dr C Gawith
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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Supervisor. Dr Corin Gawith. Co-supervisor Prof Peter Smith. Project description. Our team of 20 researchers specialises in the development and manufacture of novel optoelectronic components for applications in quantum technology, integrated optical sensors, and laser optics.
  Wide-band optical fibre amplifiers for the next generation of internet
  Research Group: Fibre & Systems Group
  Dr D J Richards
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor David Richardson. Co-supervisor Dr Lin Xu. Project description. We are looking for applicants with a background in physics, material sciences or engineering to develop the technology needed to support the internet of the future.
  Optomechanical Metasurfaces for Biophotonics Applications
  Dr A Di Falco
Applications accepted all year round

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The Synthetic Optics group (www.st-andrews.ac.uk/physics/synthopt) in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of St Andrews has a large portfolio of research projects aimed at designing and exploiting light matter interactions at the nanoscale.
  PhD position on structured light lasers - available now at Strathclyde
  Dr A Arnold, Prof E Riis
Applications accepted all year round

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A structured light laser. A picture is worth a thousand words; and in a very real sense, images encoded in the profile of a laser provide a highly efficient method to encrypt and convey information.
  Quantum Dot Spin State Tailoring for Scalable On-Chip Quantum Information Processing
  Dr K Lagoudakis, Prof R Martin
Applications accepted all year round

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A successful implementation of a fault tolerant quantum computer based on solid state spin qubits will most likely involve their arrangement in a regular lattice.
  Automation of THz imaging for Medical Diagnosis
  Dr E MacPherson
Applications accepted all year round

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Are you interested in applying physics to situations that could benefit medical diagnosis?. Terahertz (10^12 Hz, THz) pulsed imaging is a new technique with high resolution (about 20 μm) and has only emerged recently as a potential new clinical tool for medical imaging.
  Diamond Magnetometry in Cars and Aircraft
  Dr G Morley
Applications accepted all year round

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The sensing of weak magnetic fields has important applications in geo-surveying, navigation, and medicine. To measure them requires that we use the most sensitive detection techniques, however, to be commercially viable this must be done at an affordable cost.
  Quantum control of a spin in a levitated nanodiamond
  Dr G Morley
Applications accepted all year round

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Single nitrogen-vacancy (NV-) centres in diamond have isolated electronic and nuclear spins which can store quantum information at room temperature for over one second.
  Astrophysically-relevant QED plasmas in the laboratory
  Research Group: York Plasma Institute
  Dr K Lancaster, Dr C Ridgers
Application Deadline: 21 February 2020

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Our ability to compress more laser energy into shorter duration pulses, has enabled a dramatic increase in the achievable laser intensity and thus the exploration of new regimes of light-matter interaction.
  High-resolution Imaging of Near-Earth Objects and Space Debris: Real-Time Atmospheric Tomographic Signal Processing
  Dr SJ Waddell, Dr R Clare
Applications accepted all year round

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The research project is concerned with development and implementation of signal and image processing algorithms for predicting a distortion function when viewing an artificial satellite or large space debris objects thorough atmospheric turbulence and with the aid of a 60 cm to 100 cm optical telescope.
  Atom matterwave interferometry and inertial measurement
  Dr T Freegarde
Applications accepted all year round

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Our experimental and theoretical research addresses atom interferometry, from fundamental aspects to its use for inertial sensing and applications as a quantum technology for navigation.
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