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26 September 2018
Cross sectional photograph of a Nested Antiresonant Nodeless hollow-core Fibre (NANF) showing a mode being guided in the fibre.
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• Airguide Photonics
The University of Southampton’s world-leading Optoelectronic Research Centre (ORC) is to announce a significant breakthrough in Hollow-Core Fibre (HCF) technology at ECOC2018 in Rome, Italy, this week.Hollow-core fibres are optical fibres where the...
21 August 2018
Dr Benn Thomsen, Microsoft Research
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• Future Photonics Hub Industry Day
• Speaker programme
• Delegate sign up
The Future Photonics Hub Industry Day, taking place on 20 September 2018 at the University of Southampton, aims to unite the UK’s excellent science base with companies, R&D organisations and funding agencies; and showcase the latest research in new, practical and...
08 June 2018
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• Read the research paper in Nature Communications
A team from the University of Southampton has invented a new way for designing electronic systems that incorporates the best from both analogue and digital paradigms.The approach combines the computational power of analogue with the energy benefits of digital technologies. This new model alters the current way of thinking and is destined to shape the next generation of electronics.The...
16 May 2018
UK Photonics: The Hidden Economic Engine
UK photonics manufacturing remains a largely hidden industry despite contributing £12.9bn per year to the economy and underpinning most of the products and services that we all use on a daily basis, a report released today remarks.The report entitled “UK Photonics: The Hidden Economic Engine” was released by the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), the Future Photonics Hub and the Photonics Leadership Group (PLG) today, expanding on figures reported in 2017....
09 May 2018
Professor David Richardson (left) and Professor Nikolay Zheludev (right)
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• Professor David Richardson
• Professor Nikolay Zheludev
Two distinguished scientists from the University of Southampton’s Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society for their outstanding contributions to science. Professor David Richardson and Professor Nikolay Zheludev are...
04 May 2018
Themis Prodromakis is the principal investigator of the research project
The University of Southampton has been awarded a multi-million pound programme to lead the development of innovative nanotechnology that could open the door to a new generation of electronics.Professor Themis Prodromakis from the Biomedical Electronics research group within Electronics and Computer Science is the principal investigator of the predominantly Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) funded...