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26 March 2020
Ground-breaking research into hollow-core fibres and optical amplifiers at the Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) has been highlighted in three postdeadline papers at the world's leading conference for optical communications.Scientists from the research centre, part of the University of Southampton's Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics, presented findings to industry and academic leaders at this month's Optical Fibre Conference (OFC) 2020 in San Diego.ORC researchers are driving an international collaboration that is rapidly realising the full potential of hollow-core fibre technology. Two of the selected... Read more
26 March 2020
To tackle COVID-19 the UK government is imposing restrictions on our daily activities for the foreseeable future. As individuals, and as a community, we have a shared responsibility to follow the latest public advice as strictly as possible to tackle the spread of COVID-19.At a time of global crisis, the Zepler Institute of Photonics and Nanoelectronics is rising to the challenge. We are now working from home and our laboratories and clean room complex are closed.It is not business as usual but our business does not stop.We have a unique opportunity to think, to write papers and proposals, to use digital technology to engage... Read more
06 March 2020
Researchers from the Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics have preserved a copy of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy on a '5D Memory Crystal' to mark 42 years of the iconic novel.Curators of the British Library will be presented the crystal at a 42nd Anniversary event in London on Sunday.The 5D technology, which was developed by a research team led by Professor Peter Kazansky, uses a short-pulse laser to write high density planes at various inclinations on a silica-based object.The material was recognised by the Guinness Book of Records in 2014 to be the most durable digital storage medium, stable at room... Read more
21 February 2019
Southampton's MINDS CDT is recruiting now for students to commence their PhDs in September 2019
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The University of Southampton will be at the forefront of developing the next generation of experts and leaders in Artificial Intelligence (AI) thanks to a £100M investment from UK Research and Innovation.Southampton’s School of Electronics and Computer Science and the Zepler Institute for... Read more