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Aidan Arnold

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Aidan ArnoldAtom optics, Bose-Einstein condensation, rings and ring lattices, rotation sensing, atomic focusing, diode lasers and frequency upconversion.

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Photonic sensors, STRATHCLYDE

ALAN GREENAWAY

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ALAN GREENAWAYResearch interests include: adaptive optics; optical metrology; optical aperture synthesis; Fourier telescopy; entire functions; photon-counting statistics; data modelling and analysis; optical propag...

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Biophotonics, Photonic sensors, HERIOT WATT

Alan Kemp

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Alan KempAlan Kemp’s work concentrates on the physics and engineering of compact solid-state lasers, in particular the use of diamond for thermal management in microchip and disk lasers, using both doped-diele...

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Solid-state laser engineering and nonlinear optics, Photonic sensors, STRATHCLYDE

Allister Ferguson

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Allister FergusonAllister is Deputy Principal for Research and Knowledge Exchange at the University of Strathclyde. He is also the Principal Investigator of the RCUK Science Bridges Award that provides financial suppo...

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Biophotonics, Integrated photonics, Solid-state laser engineering and nonlinear optics, Photonic sensors, STRATHCLYDE

Andrew Moore

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Andrew MooreAndrew Moore received his BSc in Engineering Science and PhD in Optical Metrology from Loughborough University in 1988 and 1992 respectively. From 1992 to 1997 he worked at the Centro de Investigacion...

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Biophotonics, Integrated photonics, Photonic sensors, HERIOT WATT

Andy Harvey

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Andy HarveyARH conducts research in computational imaging fundamentals, techniques and applications including: wavefront coding for alleviation of optical aberrations, aperture synthesis and spectral and hypersp...

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Biophotonics, Photonic sensors, GLASGOW

Calum Torrie

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Calum TorrieIn 2001 Calum moved to the USA from the University of Glasgow where he had worked as a post-doc since obtaining his PhD in Physics in December 1999. Calum spent almost 5 years working with LIGO at Cal...

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Photonic sensors, CALTECH

Derryck Reid

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Derryck ReidProfessor Derryck Reid's research concerns the development of new sources of ultrashort optical pulses, and their applications in science and engineering. His specific interests include: femtosec...

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Solid-state laser engineering and nonlinear optics, Photonic sensors, HERIOT WATT

Duncan Hand

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Duncan HandDuncan is Professor of Applied Photonics at Heriot-Watt University and also the current Head of the Department of Physics. His research interests focus on applications of high power lasers, inclu...

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Integrated photonics, Photonic sensors, HERIOT WATT

Erdan Gu

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Erdan GuErdan joined the Institute of Photonics in July 2002. He is an Associate Director and a Research Team Leader at the Institute. Erdan obtained his Ph.D degree in thin film physics from Aberdeen Univers...

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Biophotonics, Integrated photonics, Solid-state laser engineering and nonlinear optics, Photonic sensors, STRATHCLYDE

Eric Gustafson

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Eric GustafsonBefore becoming the Instrument Science Group Leader at Caltech for the LIGO Laboratory in January 2007 Eric was the Vice President of Engineering at Lightconnect Inc. a supplier of MEMS based optical ...

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Biophotonics, Solid-state laser engineering and nonlinear optics, Photonic sensors, CALTECH

Erling Riis

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Erling RiisErling has a background in precision laser spectroscopy and is now primarily interested in laser cooling of atoms with a view to developing techniques for atom interferometry and quantum information p...

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Biophotonics, Solid-state laser engineering and nonlinear optics, Photonic sensors, STRATHCLYDE

Frank Gunn-Moore

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Frank Gunn-Moore  Frank Gunn-Moore is a Reader in Neurobiology at the University of St Andrews. He has established an active research programme on the growth and development of mammalian neuronal cells at the m...

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Biophotonics, St ANDREWS

Gail McConnell

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Gail McConnellGail is a Reader & Research Councils UK Academic Fellow at the University of Strathclyde. Her research interests are solid state lasers, nonlinear optics, microscopy and biophotonics/biophysics ap...

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Biophotonics, Integrated photonics, Solid-state laser engineering and nonlinear optics, Photonic sensors, STRATHCLYDE

Gerald Buller

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Gerald Buller  Gerald Buller researches time–correlated photon–counting detection and applications. The group is pursuing research in semiconductor-based single-photon counting detectors, especially at wav...

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Biophotonics, Integrated photonics, Photonic sensors, HERIOT WATT

Gian-Luca Oppo

Theory and computation of laser systems, nonlinear and quantum optics. Self-organisation; pattern formation; cavity solitons; solid state and semicondudctor lasers; lasers with injection; optical para...

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Solid-state laser engineering and nonlinear optics

Giles Hammond

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Giles Hammond·      Gravitational wave and multi-messenger astronomy ·      Fused silica CO2 fibre pulling and welding techniques critical for the Advanced LIGO s...

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GLASGOW

Graeme Malcolm

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Graeme MalcolmGraeme has been a pioneer of growth technology companies in Scotland over the last 16 years.  In 1992 he co-founded Microlase Optical Systems Ltd which rapidly became one of Scotland’s most succe...

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STRATHCLYDE

Iain Ross

Iain RossIain Ross has been named as the Director of SU2P a £2.4M initiative funded by the Research Councils, Scottish Enterprise and the Scottish Funding Council. With over 30 years track record in the photon...

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Biophotonics, Solar cell devices and characterisation, Integrated photonics, Solid-state laser engineering and nonlinear optics, Photonic sensors, STRATHCLYDE

Ian Galbraith

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Ian GalbraithThe overall aim of my research is to understand the fundamental processes and interactions which influence the behaviour of semiconductor material used in current and new photonic devices. This involv...

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Solar cell devices and characterisation, Integrated photonics, Photonic sensors, HERIOT WATT

Ian M. Watson

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  Ian specialises in the materials science and device applications of wide bandgap semiconductors from the gallium nitride materials family. Much of...

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Solar cell devices and characterisation, Integrated photonics, STRATHCLYDE

IFOR SAMUEL

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IFOR SAMUELIfor is Professor of Physics and Director of the Organic Semiconductor Centre. His research covers organic semiconductors, fluorescence measurements and biophotonics. He works with solution-...

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Biophotonics, Solar cell devices and characterisation, Integrated photonics, Solid-state laser engineering and nonlinear optics, Photonic sensors, St ANDREWS

IVAN ANDONOVIC

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IVAN ANDONOVICChair Professor of Broadband Networks; was holder of a two year Royal Society Industrial Fellowship in collaboration with BT Labs during which time he investigated novel approaches to advanced network...

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Integrated photonics, STRATHCLYDE

Jennifer Hastie

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Jennifer HastieJennifer joined the IoP as a postgraduate student in 2000 and was awarded her PhD for research on “High Power Surface Emitting Semiconductor Lasers” in 2004.  She has recently completed a five ye...

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Integrated photonics, Solid-state laser engineering and nonlinear optics, Photonic sensors, STRATHCLYDE

Jim Hough

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Jim HoughHigh precision laser interferometry and ultra-low loss mechanical systems for the detection of gravitational waves from violent events in the Universe. Research has ranged from frequency and amplitude...

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Integrated photonics, Solid-state laser engineering and nonlinear optics, Photonic sensors, GLASGOW

JOHN WILSON

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JOHN WILSONProfessor of Materials Processing, in Physics at Heriot-Watt University with over 30 years of experience in thin-film materials (including diamond, polymers, and amorphous silicon) and >180 publica...

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Solar cell devices and characterisation, HERIOT WATT

Ken McKendrick

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Ken McKendrickDynamics and kinetics of elementary collision processes. Energy transfer and collisional depolarisation in gas-phase collisions, particularly of small free radicals such as OH and NO of relevance to c...

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Photonic sensors, HERIOT WATT

Kishan Dholakia

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Kishan Dholakia is Professor of Physics at the University of St Andrews Scotland and an honorary adjunct Professor at the centre for Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona. He heads a large (20...

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Biophotonics, Photonic sensors, St ANDREWS

Martin Dawson

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Martin DawsonMartin joined the Institute in March 1996. He obtained a Ph.D in Laser Physics from Imperial College, London, in 1985, followed by postdoctoral work in the USA in the group of Professor A.L. Smirl, fi...

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Biophotonics, Integrated photonics, Solid-state laser engineering and nonlinear optics, Photonic sensors, STRATHCLYDE

Miles Padgett

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Miles PadgettOptics.    Optical Vortices, Optical Tweezers, Quantum Imaging.   Miles Padgett is Professor of Optics in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Glasgow. He...

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Biophotonics, Photonic sensors, GLASGOW

Norna Robertson

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Norna RobertsonIn 2003 Norna Robertson moved to the USA from the University of Glasgow where she had been a faculty member since 1983. She is currently a lead scientist and member of the professional staff in the LI...

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Photonic sensors, CALTECH

Paul Griffin

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Paul GriffinResearch is concentrated on experimental investigations in atomic physics and quantum optics. A significant research interest is in quantum coherence and quantum information for development of scalabl...

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Biophotonics, Photonic sensors, STRATHCLYDE

Robert Hadfield

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Robert Hadfield The focus of my research is a new type of high speed, low noise infrared single-photon detector based on a superconducting nanowire. This detector is a key enabling technology for a host of ...

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Photonic sensors, HERIOT WATT

Sheila Rowan

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Sheila RowanSheila is Director of the Institute for Gravitational Research, whose research programme is focussed on gravitational wave observation from the ground and in space. She is the Glasgow PI for the SU2 P...

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Solid-state laser engineering and nonlinear optics, Photonic sensors, GLASGOW

SIMON ANDREWS

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SIMON ANDREWSAs Business Development Manager at the Institute of Photonics, Simon is interested in all aspects of commercially-relevant photonics, IP, spin-outs and all interactions between industry and universiti...

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Biophotonics, Solar cell devices and characterisation, Integrated photonics, Solid-state laser engineering and nonlinear optics, Photonic sensors, STRATHCLYDE

Steven Neale

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Steven NealeDr Neale holds a Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship which he is using to conduct research into developing micromanipulation techniques to create new tools for biomedical research. His re...

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Biophotonics, GLASGOW

Thorsten Ackermann

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Thorsten AckermannThorsten is Professor in the Photonics Group in the Department of Physics, University of Strathclyde, and interested in all aspects of semiconductor based "Nonlinear Photonics". His work includes soli...

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Biophotonics, Solar cell devices and characterisation, Photonic sensors, STRATHCLYDE

Tom Brown

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Tom BrownThe development and use of ultrashort pulse laser systems. The use of lasers within biology and medicine including using femtosecond lasers for optical transfection and uncaging. The use of ...

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Biophotonics, Integrated photonics, St ANDREWS

Val O'Shea

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Val O'SheaVal O'Shea works in the Particle Physics Experimental group at the University of Glasgow. His primary interest is in the development of radiation detector systems for applications in high energy physi...

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Biophotonics, Integrated photonics, Photonic sensors, GLASGOW

WALTER JOHNSTONE

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WALTER JOHNSTONEFundamental developments of Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy (TDLS) for the accurate measurement of gas concentrations, pressure and temperature: application of TDLS to industrial process control unde...

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Photonic sensors, STRATHCLYDE

WILL SHU

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WILL SHUDr Shu's current research activities explore the new possibilities enabled by MEMS and Nanotechnology and the interfaces with life sciences. His research interests and ongoing work include the followi...

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Biophotonics, Photonic sensors, HERIOT WATT

WIlliam MacPherson

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WIlliam MacPhersonBill MacPherson is a Lecturer in Physics and a member of the Applied Optics and Photonics research group in the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences. His research interests include the applicat...

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Photonic sensors, HERIOT WATT

Xu Wang

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  Xu Wang’s recent research activities include: 1. Fibre optic communication systems (OCDMA, WDM, OPS, O-OFDM, etc), 2. Optical signal processing (m...

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Biophotonics, Integrated photonics, HERIOT WATT