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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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Read more at: Time resolved Cathodoluminescence is ready!

Time resolved Cathodoluminescence is ready!

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 properties in...

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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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MSM-XXI Conference

The 21st International Conference on Microscopy of Semiconducting Materials (MSM-XXI) is taking place at Fitzwilliam College in Cambridge from 9th to 12th in April! Prof Rachel Oliver is in the organising committee of the conference. Dr Fabian Massabuau will chair the session "Lattice Defects in bulk materials" and present...

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Read more at: Rachel elected to Fellowship of IOM3

Rachel elected to Fellowship of IOM3

Congratulations to Prof Rachel Oliver! Rachel is elected to be a fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. Fellowship of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining is an award granted to individuals that the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3), judges to have made “significant...

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Welcome to new postdoc- Gunnar Kusch

Welcome to new postdoc- Gunnar Kusch

We are excited to welcome the arrival of Dr Gunnar Kusch in our group! Gunnar will be the postdoc in charge of the new time-resolved SEM-CL system. His research focuses on characterisation of advanced wide band gap (III-nitrides) semiconductor nanostructures with multimode SEM techniques (WDX, ECCI and hyperspectral CL).

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Porous GaN paper chosen as Editor’s Pick

Porous GaN paper chosen as Editor’s Pick

Our recent paper on the Encapsulation of methylammonium lead bromide perovskite in nanoporous GaN has been chosen as an editor’s pick by APL Materials. The work is the first output from a new collaboration between us and the Credgington group in the Cavendish Laboratory and is the result of a pair of mini projects by...

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GaN centre profiled by Materials Today

GaN centre profiled by Materials Today

Materials Today have published a profile of the GaN centre . They interviewed Rachel about her background and experience of leading the group, as well as an overview of our research. Including some detail about the exciting time resolved cathodoluminescence system about to be delivered here. Read all about it here .

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