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17 March 2017
Voice of the Future event in Westminster this week
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• Voice of the Future on Parliamentary TV
• Voice of the Future
Dr Katrina Morgan, a research fellow from the University of Southampton's Optoelectronics Research Centre, took to Portcullis House this week to question the Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation on how the UK science policies will facilitate the...
27 January 2017
Optical fibre drawing in the University of Southampton's cleanrooms
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• The Future Photonics Hub
• Schedule of ORC papers and posters at Photonics West
• SPIE Photonics West 2017
The UK’s Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) – one of the leading institutes for photonics research, based in the Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering at the University of Southampton – will...
24 January 2017
Optical microscope image of erasable gratings
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• Schedule of ORC papers and posters at Photonics West 2017
• Book a meeting with Dr John Lincoln, Industrial Liaison Manager
• Future Photonics Hub website
Erasable grating couplers that can provide more detailed information in automated testing could be set to...
23 January 2017
Prof Dame Wendy Hall and Prof Sir David Payne
The prestigious 2017 Debrett’s 500 of the most influential and inspiring people living and working in Britain today features luminaries from the University of Southampton’s Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering, including Zepler Institute Director, Professor Sir David Payne.Sir David is joined by Director of the Web Science Institute, Professor Dame Wendy Hall and Visiting Professor Liam Maxwell on Debrett’s list of leaders in Engineering and...
29 November 2016
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• Selective killing of cells triggered by their mRNA signature in the presence of smart nanoparticles - Nanoscale Journal
• Laboratory for Inorganic Colloidal Nanocrystals and Applications
Scientists from the University of Southampton designed an advanced type of nanoparticle, which is able to carry drugs directly into cells and release them only in the presence of an appropriate mRNA signature; in other words, the...
25 October 2016
Professor Otto Muskens
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• Read the paper in Light, Science and Applications journal
A team of scientists, led by the University of Southampton, have produced a fast nanoscale optical transistor using gold nanoantenna assisted phase transition.The work, published in the journal Light, Science and Applications, opens up new directions in antenna-assisted switches and optical memory.Small nanostructures that...