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16 May 2017
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• CORNERSTONE 2nd Call Design Rules
• Silicon Photonics Group website
As part of the EPSRC-funded CORNERSTONE project, research institutions are invited to submit mask designs to the forthcoming Silicon Photonics Multi-Project Wafer (MPW) run.This service is offered free of charge to UK institutions, but non-UK submissions are also welcomed for a small charge: please contact for pricing details.The platform for this call is 220 nm Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) with two Si etch depths of 70 nm and... Read more
07 April 2017
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• Future Photonics Hub website
The Future Photonics Hub has announced funding for four new research projects that seek to develop next-generation photonics technologies with manufacturing and ease of integration at their core. £250K from the Future Photonics Hub Innovation Fund, supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (ESPRC), has been awarded to research projects led by four UK universities. The four projects will bring added-value to the Future Photonics Hub, supporting its research to develop new lower-... Read more
04 April 2017
Yin and Yang by Dr Milos Nedeljkovic, 2nd place, Equipment and Facilities category
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• Yin and Yang by Dr Milos Nedeljkovic, 2nd place image
• Spiralling light by Mr Wei Cao, 3rd place image
• Silicon Photonics Group website
• Zepler Institute Cleanroom Complex
Researchers from the Optoelectronics Research Centre’s Silicon Photonics Group have won second and third prize in this year’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Photography... Read more
24 March 2017
Diamond Light Source is the UK’s national synchrotron facility
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• View the Diamond Light Source case study
Ground-breaking research exploring X-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS) techniques for memory applications has been made a showcase study one of the UK’s leading science facilities.Researchers from the University of Southampton and University of Kent have studied the role of titanium dioxide thin films in emerging memory devices using Diamond... Read more