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09 November 2017
Silicon on insulator (SOI) chip fabricated in the Southampton Nanofabrication Centre
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• Nature Communications article
Researchers from the Silicon Photonics Group at the Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC), University of Southampton, and from the Institute of Telecommunications and Multimedia Applications (iTEAM) at the Universitat Politècnica de València, have developed the first photonic integrated chip that enables multiple functionalities by employing a single common... Read more
08 November 2017
Prof Themis Prodromakis presents Chemistry in Action
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• Prof Themis Prodromakis profile page
• Brain-inspired circuits case study
Zepler Institute Professor of Nanotechnology, Themis Prodromakis, this week took his 'Brain-inspired electronics' to over 900 GCSE and A level students as part of an event to inspire the scientists of the future. Monday's event in London organised by the Training Partnership, was packed full of talks focusing on chemistry and featured five sessions from leading... Read more
30 October 2017
The Future Photonics Hub together with the Physics & Technology of Metadevices Metasystems Programme Grant and the Silicon Photonics for Future Systems Programme Grant have available a ‘partnership fund’ of up to £350k* in total, to enable the inclusion of UK academic partners that bring additional value to these key EPSRC-funded projects. The deadline for applications is Monday 18 December 2017.*Grants will be funded at 80% FEC.For further details and to download the full call document, please visit by rc2c12@sot on 30 Oct 2017.
22 September 2017
Southampton's expertise in photonics is highlighted in the Innovation South audit
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• The SIA report from Innovation South can be downloaded online
A new government-sponsored Science and Innovation Audit (SIA) has revealed that the South of England – Innovation South - is the backbone of the UK’s digital economy with the University of Southampton at the heart of the initiatives highlighted by the report, including Photonics.Innovation South covers eight counties across southern England, with a total... Read more