Category: News

  1. Quantum light at the nanoscale

    Optical realisation of a quantum computer, secure quantum communications and imaging requires fast and reliable generation of single photons and their quantum superpositions. Future quantum optical sources should be small as they will need to be integrated into future photonics devices so that…

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  2. King’s hosts the 5th annual London Plasmonics Forum

    The Fifth London Plasmonics Forum was held at Kings College London on 14 June in the Anatomy Museum at the Strand Campus, this time as part of the London Tech Week.

    The event has been running since 2015, and it typically attracts approximately 100 participants from London, UK, Europe and beyond. It aims…

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  3. Photonic skyrmions discovered

    Skyrmions, ‘hedgehogs’ of electron spins, are well known in magnetic materials and were long considered for applications in spintronics and high-density data storage. However, electromagnetic waves also carry spin and orbital angular momenta. In a recent paper, the team of researchers from…

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  4. Womxn in Physics London 2019 Conference

    The WiP London 2019 Conference was inspired by the Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWIP UK) organised by the University of Oxford. WiP London was first organised by a second year KCL undergraduate, Miho Wakai, having attended CUWIP UK last year. She took the initiative to carry forth

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  5. Winter Lights @ Canary Wharf

    With January seemingly lasting forever, London Light took a trip to see the Winter Lights at Canary Wharf to give a photonic boost to get us through to February.

     

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  6. Biophysics showcase at Manchester Science Festival

    Academics from  the Department of Physics at King’s College London recently travelled north to take part at the Manchester Science Festival 2018 held at the historic 1830 Warehouse of the Science and Industry Museum.  The event was hosted by The Royal Society as part of the “Awesome animals…

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  7. 2018 Optics and Photonics Global Salary Report

    SPIE has released the Optics and Photonics Global Salary Report for 2018.

    SPIE delivers the report each year, free of charge, as part of its mission as a not-for-profit educational society supporting the science and application of light. The report builds on data from over 7,000 individuals in 102 …

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  8. Nobel Prize in Physics 2018

    The Nobel Prize in Physics was shared this year between American Arthur Ashkin, Frenchman Gérard Mourou and Canadian Donna Strickland share annual award for advances in laser physics.

    Ashkin, an affiliate of Bell Laboratories in New Jersey, won for his development of “optical tweezers”,…

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  9. King’s College London joins powerhouse of nanotechnology research

    King’s College London is joining with the London Centre for Nanotechnology to use the power of nanotechnology to confront global healthcare, energy and environmental challenges.King’s has joined two of the capital’s leading universities, UCL and Imperial College London, as partners…

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