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Congratulations to Rachel Oliver

roliver_wie_2020.png Professor Rachel Oliver has been named one of the Women in Engineering Society's Top 50 Women in Engineering 2020 . This year's awards focus on women working in sustainability, and Rachel is being recognised for her work on sustainable lighting based on nitride light emitting diodes (LEDs). In...

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Porous GaN as cover for JAP

jap-127-porous.png Congratulations to Peter Griffin from the Cambridge Centre for Gallium Nitride, whoes paper on porous DBRs was chosen as a cover illustration for JAP. [ Link ] Reproduced with the permission of AIP Publishing.

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Read more at: Farewell to Dr. Alexander Hinz

Farewell to Dr. Alexander Hinz

We are saying goodbye to Dr. Alexander Hinz, who is heading off to new adventures in reserch at Fraunhofer Institute in Dresden (Germany). Thank you for all the work in the group and taking charge of the MOVPE reactors. It was a privilege to work with you. We wish you best of luck for the next exciting step of your life.

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Read more at: Congratulations to Martin Frentrup

Congratulations to Martin Frentrup

Many congratulations to Martin Frentrup, winner of the Armourers and Brasiers Company Postdoc prize and key member of the Cambridge Centre for Gallium Nitride.

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Read more at: Welcome Zher Ooi

Welcome Zher Ooi

Zher Ooi has joined the group for her MPhil project. Zher will be modelling the thermal stress evolution in the growth of GaN on Si using finite element methods. Welcome to the (currently virtual) GaN Centre, Zher!

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Read more at: Congratulations to POROTECH

Congratulations to POROTECH

We would like to congratulate Poro Technologies for winning a £1.5 million seed round investment to develop a pilot plant in Cambridge and its first major products

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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: "

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