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Read more at: Congratulations to Peter Griffin

Congratulations to Peter Griffin

We congratulate Peter Griffin for successfully defending his PhD thesis on porous GaN. Congratulations - hip, hip, hurray and good luck for your future.

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Read more at: Farewell to Tongtong Zhu

Farewell to Tongtong Zhu

Today in the GaN cenre, we are saying goodbye to Dr. Tongtong Zhu, who is finishing working as a postdoc and heading off to be CEO of new spinout company Porotech Ltd . We will be working together a lot in future, but today we wish him well with cake and a very special GaN wafer. farewell_ttz_2.jpg

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UKNC Winter Conference 2020

The UK Nitrides Consortium (UKNC) Winter Conference was held at the Cardiff National Museum on 8-9th January 2020. Congratulations to Thomas Wade for winning the best poster presentation prize! In this year’s UKNC, our group presented: Talks "High Piezoelectricity in Porous" by Yonatan Calahorra "Stacking fault induced...

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Read more at: Podcast by Professor Rachel Oliver

Podcast by Professor Rachel Oliver

Professor Rachel Oliver recorded a podcast about her research and career for "Real Scientists Nano". Have a listen here: https://www.realscientistsnano.org/rachel-oliver "

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Read more at: GaN Centre supports Foodbank Christmas Appeal

GaN Centre supports Foodbank Christmas Appeal

The GaN centre is very proud to have put together a Christmas hamper as part of the department's partnering with Cambridge City Foodbank 's Christmas Hamper campaign. Although Cambridge is considered a prosperous area, the reality is that there are many families who struggle financially and Christmas is a very difficult...

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Read more at: Welcome to new postdoc - Yonatan Calahorra

Welcome to new postdoc - Yonatan Calahorra

We are excited to welcome the arrival of Dr Yonatan Calahorra in our group! His research focuses on understanding various aspects of porous GaN for Distributed Bragg Reflectors. Find out more about him, here !

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New Summer Students

Welcome to our three summer students: Anna Bui (left), Francesca Adams (middle) and Ella Comish (right). They are ready to make some serious history with us this summer.

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Time resolved Cathodoluminescence is ready!

time2.jpg The new state of the art scanning electron microscope purpose built for maximum cathodoluminescence efficiency from Attolight has arrived! This microscope was funded by a strategic equipment grant from EPSRC. The microscope comes with a pulsed electron gun, allowing us to study the evolution of luminescence...

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Congratulations to Dr Tongtong Zhu on getting Enterprise Fellowships!

Congratulations to Tongtong! He has won the Enterprise Fellowship from Royal Academy of Engineering. Enterprise Fellowships support innovative, creative entrepreneurial engineers who have demonstrated an exceptional innovation in engineering which they want to develop further.

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Welcome to new postdoc - Simon M. Fairclough

Welcome to new postdoc - Simon M. Fairclough

We are excited to welcome the arrival of Dr Simon Fairclough in our group! Simon will be a new TEM-specialised postdoc. His research focuses on understanding the strain and defects within the growth of nitride films mainly via electron microscopy and utilising modelling to find strategies to mitigate these stresses and...

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