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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Physics Departmental Colloquium – Prof. Andrea Alù

    1. Imperial College Optical Society (OSA/SPIE student chapter) and the Department of Physics at Imperial College London are pleased to invite you to a Departmental Colloquium on metamaterials, which will feature an invited talk by Prof. Andrea Alù from University of Texas at Austin.

    Prof. Alù has,…

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  4. 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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  5. Summer Science Exhibition Lates at the Royal Society

    On the 3rd July, researchers form the Photonics & Nanotechnology group at King’s College London made the short trip down the Strand to showcase their high quality research to members of the public at the  Summer Science Exhibition Lates at the Royal Society. The demonstrations revolved…

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  6. London Light Launch &International Day of Light

    On Wednesday 9th May scientists and non-scientists gathered at King’s College London to celebrate the launch of London Light and also the International Day of  Light.

    The International Day of Light is a global initiative that provides an annual focal point for the continued appreciation …

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  7. 2 PhD studentships in vortex beams and optical metasurfaces

    Two PhD studentships are available to EU students starting from October 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter to work on complex vortex beams and optical metasurfaces within the framework of the ERC Advanced grant of Professor Anatoly Zayats. The projects involve design, nanofabrication and optical…

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  8. Images of 3D objects appear on nanostructured surface

    Professor Anatoly Zayat’s and Dr Alex Minovich from King’s College London have developed new 2D nano-surfaces which appear as realistic 3D objects – including shading and shadows – using cutting edge nano-engineering. The research was carried out  alongside Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität…

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