Here are the latest stories from the Advanced Technology Institute and our Research Centres
15 September 2014
Research published in the journal Nature Communications uncovers a new method to detect Majorana particles, a key element for a next-generation quantum computing platform.
4 September 2014
Conventional semiconductor devices including lasers and solar cells are made of crystals containing elements such as gallium, indium and phosphorous.
Now, Professor Stephen Sweeney, within Surrey’s Department of Physics and Advanced Technology Institute, has discovered that adding the crystalline element bismuth and nitrogen to the mix produces an alloy with improved electronic and optical properties – which can be used to create lasers and solar cells with greater efficiency.
8 August 2014
Dr Richard Curry has won a Royal Society Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship to fund research that could lead to the development of faster, more efficient electronic devices.
25 July 2014
Dr Richard Forbes gives plenary talk at the ‘Tenth International Vacuum Electron Sources Conference’ in St Petersburg, Russia.
18 July 2014
Dr Michail Beliatis was invited to present his research, which uses nanostructures to enable chemical detection and solar cells, to global nanoHUB users.
14 July 2014
A new project called Light Tags was launched this week (commencing 1 July 2014), funded by the EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account at Surrey.