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21 February 2019
Southampton's MINDS CDT is recruiting now for students to commence their PhDs in September 2019
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• Electronic Materials and Devices Group
• Prof Themis Prodromakis profile
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...
21 February 2019
Professors Themis Prodromakis and Tim Norman
The University of Southampton is set to spearhead the next generation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovators as part of a £100m investment from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).The new UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Machine Intelligence for Nano-electronic Devices and Systems (MINDS) will draw upon complementary expertise from within the School of Electronics and Computer Science and the Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics...
29 January 2019
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• Schedule of papers and posters
Researchers from the University of Southampton’s Optoelectronics Research Centre and the National Epitaxy Facility at the University of Sheffield, who combine expertise within the Future Photonics Hub, will be showcasing a variety of papers and posters at the forthcoming SPIE Photonics West 2019 conference (San Francisco, USA). Our schedule outlines those (co-)authored by this group of researchers.The...
28 January 2019
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• Full article from Photonics21
• Open Letter of Concern
Three of the world's most eminent scientists have warned that photonics, an area set to create 1 million new jobs in Europe by 2030, could be seriously compromised if it is not included in the Horizon Europe draft funding priority list.Photonics production, according to a recent publication, could triple to more than €200 billion in Europe by 2030, providing key...
26 September 2018
Cross sectional photograph of a Nested Antiresonant Nodeless hollow-core Fibre (NANF) showing a mode being guided in the fibre.
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• Airguide Photonics
The University of Southampton’s world-leading Optoelectronic Research Centre (ORC) is to announce a significant breakthrough in Hollow-Core Fibre (HCF) technology at ECOC2018 in Rome, Italy, this week.Hollow-core fibres are optical fibres where the...
21 August 2018
Dr Benn Thomsen, Microsoft Research
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• Future Photonics Hub Industry Day
• Speaker programme
• Delegate sign up
The Future Photonics Hub Industry Day, taking place on 20 September 2018 at the University of Southampton, aims to unite the UK’s excellent science base with companies, R&D organisations and funding agencies; and showcase the latest research in new, practical and...