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26 January 2021
A new state-of-the-art material processing system in Southampton's Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) will expand the UK's non-carbon 2D materials research.The specialist equipment, located within the Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics, will upgrade its Novel and Compound Glass Facility, enabling unparalleled large-scale 2D material processing for the UK scientific community.The investment is one of four key research facilities at the University of Southampton to benefit from over £700,000 assigned to Professor Mark Spearing in a Core Equipment Award from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council... Read more
12 January 2021
World-leading experts highlighted the dramatic progress made in silicon photonics technology at a research showcase event hosted by the Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics.The Silicon Photonics for Future Systems (SPFS) Showcase reported advances that will both enhance conventional silicon photonics applications, but also transform new application areas such as programmable photonics and video production in mainstream media.The ambitious £6m programme, led by Southampton's Professor Graham Reed, has successfully overcome some of the key remaining research challenges, and in doing so facilitated a revolution in... Read more
05 January 2021
Professor Nikolay Zheludev
Professor Nikolay Zheludev, Deputy Director of Southampton's Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics, has received one of Singapore's highest honours for achievements in science and technology.The renowned nanophotonics pioneer, who is also co-Director of The Photonics Institute at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, has been presented with the President's Science Award.Professor Zheludev and his Singapore-based colleagues Associate Professor Chong Yidong and Associate Professor Zhang Baile, from NTU, have been recognised for global leadership in... Read more
09 December 2020
Dr John Lincoln
Future government policy and spending decisions are certain to be influenced by the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on all sectors of the economy.The Photonics Leadership Group (PLG) is ensuring that a strong voice for the photonics industry is ready to be heard and inform future research, funding and strategy decisions.The Future Photonics Hub's Industrial Liaison Manager, Dr John Lincoln, who is also Chief Executive of the PLG, shares the results of their vision development for next-generation photonics.Read the full story on The Future Photonics Hub news page.Posted by...