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ATI 20th Celebration

Thank you all for your participation and contributions for the ATI 20th Anniversary Celebrations on Friday and the past week. This concluded a week of presentation of impactful research to society begun with RAISIN, the IBC Workshop and Steering Board, International Thin Film Conference (ITC2022) and the Anniversary celebration. The day exemplified the quality and excellence in the research conducted by the whole team and impact it had on the wider world community. With over 200 participants in the activities, many our own graduates returning to support our celebration it was an eventful evening, with celebrations going well past the 7pm closing hour.

It goes without saying that the presentations of students, postdoctoral researchers and staff were absolutely to the point, much as the poster presentations, laboratory tours and demonstrations conducted by all. Those who spoke about your activities to all visitors were praised for the enthusiasm and dedication. I thank all of you on behalf of the ATI, School, Faculty and University for the effort put in on Friday and the last 20 years. The showcasing of the research was highlighted by the externals too as world leading, and a pleasure to do business.

Thank you to all participants, people behind the scenes who supported the setting up of the weeklong activities and all our speakers internal and external who made this a truly memorable occasion.

Professor Ravi Silva

Director of the Advanced Technology Institute (ATI)


Upcoming seminars

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      Past seminars

      1st December 2022 (16:00 GMT)

      • Speaker: Daniel Higginbottom, Simon Fraser University
      • Title of talk: Building the quantum internet
      • Webinar link: click here

      23 November 2022 (13:00 - 14:00)

      • Speaker: Dr Michael Stern, Head of the Quantum Nanoelectronics Laboratory at Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
      • Title of talk: Tunable flux qubits with long coherence times
      • Venue: 02ATI02

      9 November 2022 (13:00 - 14:00)

      • Speaker: Dr Vladimir Korolkov, Director of Park Systems UK Ltd
      • Title of talk: Advancing science with Park Systems AFMs – from resolving exquisite structure in polymers to manipulating ferroelectric domains in 2D-materials
      • Venue: 02ATI02

      7 October 2002 (12:00 - 13:00)

      • Speaker: Professor Martin Green, University of New South Wales
      • Title of talk: Recent Developments in Photovoltaics
      • Venue: Lecture theatre F, Stag Hill Campus

      29 September 2022 (11:30 - 12:30)

      • Speaker: Dr Judy Kim, Oxford University
      • Title of talk: Exploring Biology and Radiation Sensitive Materials using Low-dose Techniques in Transmission Electron Microscopy
      • Venue: ATI 02ATI02

      16 September 2022 (10:00 - 18:30)

      • Event: The ATI's 20th Celebration
      • Venue: Lecture Theatre L, University of Surrey, Stag Hill
      • Speakers

      Prof Elefterios Lidorikis, University of Ionniana - “Optoelectronic modelling of carbon based materials and devices”

      Dr Radu Sporea - “Magic ALPACAs: Flexible Electronics from Functional Devices to Digital-Physical Interfaces”

      Xueping Liu - "Interfacial engineering to achieve efficient and stable perovskite photovoltaic devices"

      Michal Delkowski - “Superlattice nano-barriers for next-generation space structures and extreme conditions”

      Kristian Stockbridge - “Single ion implantation by the detection of secondary electrons”

      Muhammad Ahmad - “Low temperature growth of carbon nanotubes at ATI”

      Dimitar Kutsarov - “The Scaled Printing Lab – a research hub for printed electronics”

      Konstantin Litvinenko - “Measurement of laser linewidth”

      Mateus Masteghin - “Ion Beam (implantation) induced strain of single-crystal membranes”

      Prabodhi Nanayakkara - “Ultra-low dark current organic-inorganic hybrid x-ray detectors”

      Matthew Sharpe - “Rutherford backscattering spectrometry and time of flight elastic recoil detection of Bi containing III-V multiple quantum well structure”

      Jinxin Bi -“A highly integrated flexible photo-rechargeable system based on stable ultrahigh-rate-quasi-solid-state zinc-ion micro-batteries and perovskite solar”

      Prof Roger Webb -“Introduction to the Ion Beam Centre”

      Ella Schneider - “Isotopically Enriched 28Si Substrates for Quantum Computers Using Ion Implantation and Layer Exchange.”

      Dr Yunlong Zhao - “Main research activities of energy storage and advanced electrochemical characterisation techniques at the ATI”

      Dr Taylor Stock (UCL) - “Device fabrication at the atomic limit: scanning probe lithography for atomically-precise silicon doping”

      Dr Aleksey Andreev

      Dr Marian Florescu - “Hyperuniform Disordered Structures for Enhanced Light Absorption”

      Adam Burgess - "Quantum meets machine learning: How quantum systems can enhance neural network implementations".

      Dr Eran Ginossar - “Protection of Quantum Information in a Chain of Josephson Junctions”

      Prof Fernando Castro (NPL) - “NPL collaborations with the ATI”

      4 August 2022 (15:00 - 16:00)

      • Speaker: Prof. Kai-Mei Fu, University of Washington
      • Title of talk: ZnO donor qubits: synthesis and isolation of single donors
      • Zoom link: click here or here for the RAISIN website

      7 July 2022 (15:00 - 16:00)

      • Speaker: Prof. Ed Bielejec
      • Title of talk: Overview of Sandia’s Ion Beam Capabilities: Focused Ion Beam Implantation
      • Zoom link: click here or here for the RAISIN website

      24 June 2022 (14:00 - 15:00)

      • Speaker: David Jamieson - School of Physics, ARC Centre for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology, University of Melbourne, Australia
      • Title of talk: Single donors in silicon: the challenge of the second quantum revolution
      • Venue: TBA
      • Zoom link: click here

      16 June 2022 (15:00 - 16:00)

      • Speaker: Prof. Jörg Wrachtrup - Director of the 3rd Institute of Physics and and the Centre for Applied Quantum Technology at Stuttgart University
      • Title of talk: Quantum Technology with Spin
      • Zoom link: click here

      20 May 2022 (14:00 - 15:00)

      • Speaker: Dr George Kakavelakis
      • Title of talk: Novel device engineering strategies for highly efficient ultra-low-cost solar photovoltaics
      • Venue: 02ATI02

      31 March 2022 (15:00 - 16:00)

      • Speaker: Jonathan R. Woodward - University of Tokyo, Japan
      • Title of talk: Through a glass brightly: radical pairs under the microscope
      • Zoom link: click here

      24 March 2022 (15:00 - 16:00)

      • Speaker: Hyeongjun Kim - University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, US
      • Title of talk: How quantum dots, fluorescence, and force can be used in single-molecule biophysics research?
      • Zoom link: click here

      17 March 2022 (15:00 - 16:00)

      • Speaker: Peter beim Graben - Brandenburg University of Technology, Germany
      • Title of talk: Quantum cognition and bounded rationality
      • Zoom link: click here

      16 March 2022 (11:00 - 12:00)

      • Speaker: Professor Ben Murdin  - University of Surrey
      • Title of talk: Maria Goeppert Meyer: Life and Work
      • Venue: LTE
      • Zoom link: here 

      16 March 2022 (13:00 - 14:00)

      • Speaker: Robert Hoye - Imperial College
      • Title of talk: Bismuth-Based Semiconductors: Clean Energy, Fuels and Medical Imaging Devices
      • Venue: 02ATI02
      • Zoom link: click here

      10 March 2022 (15:00 - 16:00)

      • Speaker: Sara H. Sohail - National Institutes of Health, US
      • Title of talk: Fluence-dependent transient absorption spectroscopy reveals long-range hopping between PSI red chlorophyll pools in intact cyanobacterial thylakoids
      • Zoom link: click here

      3 March 2022 (15:00 - 16:00)

      • Speaker: Marco Sacchi - University of Surrey, UK
      • Title of talk: Quantum and classical effects in DNA point mutations
      • Zoom link: click here

      24 February 2022 (15:00 - 16:00)

      • Speaker: Allen M. Orville Diamond Light Source, UK
      • Title of talk: Tilting at windmills? -or- Quest for the holy grail! High valent iron-oxo intermediates revealed during metalloenzyme catalysis
      • Zoom link: click here

      17 February 2022 (14:30 - 15:30)

      • Speaker: Professor Kevin Kendall
      • Title of talk: Green Hydrogen: Potential and progress
      • Zoom link: click here
      • Eventbrite registration for in person attendance: click here
      • Venue: Lecture theatre L, Stag Hill Campus
      • Recording: click here 

      17 February 2022 (13:00 - 14:00)

      • Speaker: Giovanni Manfredi
      • Title of talk: Strasbourg Institute of Material Physics and Chemistry (France)
      • Zoom link: click here
      • Venue: ATI Seminar room (02ATI02)

      02 December 2021 (13:00 - 14:00)

      • Speaker: Dr Bing Guo
      • Title of talk: The power of biofilms for resource recovery and CO2 reduction from wastewater
      • Zoom link: click here

      07 October 2021 (13:00 - 14:00)

      • Speaker: Dr Jae-Sung Yun
      • Title of talk: Nanoscale Functional Imaging of Emerging Photovoltaic Materials and Devices
      • Zoom link: click here

      02 September 2021

      • Speaker: Dr Jae Sung Yun
      • Title of talk: Cryptochrome as a putative magnetoreceptor

      19 August 2021

      • Speaker: Rebecca Lewis
      • Title of talk: TBA

      05 August 2021

      • Speaker: Susana Huelga
      • Title of talk: Coherent effects in biological processes

      22 July 2021

      • Speaker: Eveliny Tomás Nery
      • Title of talk: Quantum effects in photosynthesis
      • Speaker: Edeline D'Souza
      • Title of talk: Magnetic field effects in the radical pair mechanism and cryptochrome

      08 July 2021

      • Speaker: Elisabet Romero
      • Title of talk: Quantum Coherence by Design

        24 June 2021

        • Speaker: Karen Michaeli
        • Title of talk: Chirality and spin in organic molecules - theory and applications

        10 June 2021

        • Speaker: Elisabetta Collini
        • Title of talk: How the environment can tune the energy, the coupling, and the ultrafast dynamics of interacting chromophores: the effect of hydrogen-bonds

         27 May 2021

        • Speaker: Wendy Beane
        • Title of talk: Radicals and Regeneration: A Quantum Approach to Manipulating Stem Cell Activity

        20 May 2021

        • Speaker: Dr Tan Sui
        • Title of talk: When Nature Meets Science, When Microscopy Transforms Dentistry
        • Zoom link: click here

        13 May 2021

        • Speaker: Tamar Stein
        • Title of talk: Molecular formation in extreme environments

        29 April 2021

        • Speaker: Minjung Son
        • Title of talk: Carotenoid-mediated light harvesting in green plants uncovered by ultrabroadband two-dimensional electronic spectroscopy

        22 April 2021

        • Speaker: Margherita Mazzera
        • Title of talk: New platforms for integrated solid-state quantum memories
        • Zoom link:

        15 April 2021

        • Speaker: Dr Will Lovegrove
        • Title of talk: IP Code, spin-outs and all things innovation
        • Zoom link: click here

        25 March 2021

        • Speaker: Dr Bo Hou
        • Title of talk: Colloidal Compound Semiconductor Nanocrystals: The Artificial Building Blocks for New-Generation Optoelectronics and Photonics
        • Zoom link: click here

        18 March 2021

        • Speaker: Professor Yu Xiong
        • Title of talk: Case studies of technology commercialization and the new centre of CIC of Surrey University
        • Zoom link: click here

        11 March 2021

        • Speaker: Dr Qiong Cai
        • Title of talk: Materials design for energy storage and conversion: from nanometre to micrometre
        • Zoom link: click here

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