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08 June 2018
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A team from the University of Southampton has invented a new way for designing electronic systems that incorporates the best from both analogue and digital paradigms.The approach combines the computational power of analogue with the energy benefits of digital technologies. This new model alters the current way of thinking and is destined to shape the next generation of electronics.The...
16 May 2018
UK Photonics: The Hidden Economic Engine
UK photonics manufacturing remains a largely hidden industry despite contributing £12.9bn per year to the economy and underpinning most of the products and services that we all use on a daily basis, a report released today remarks.The report entitled “UK Photonics: The Hidden Economic Engine” was released by the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), the Future Photonics Hub and the Photonics Leadership Group (PLG) today, expanding on figures reported in 2017....
09 May 2018
Professor David Richardson (left) and Professor Nikolay Zheludev (right)
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• Professor Nikolay Zheludev
Two distinguished scientists from the University of Southampton’s Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society for their outstanding contributions to science. Professor David Richardson and Professor Nikolay Zheludev are...
04 May 2018
Themis Prodromakis is the principal investigator of the research project
The University of Southampton has been awarded a multi-million pound programme to lead the development of innovative nanotechnology that could open the door to a new generation of electronics.Professor Themis Prodromakis from the Biomedical Electronics research group within Electronics and Computer Science is the principal investigator of the predominantly Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) funded...
27 April 2018
Professor Peter Kazansky (left) and Professor Nikolay Zheludev (right)
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• Professor Nikolay Zheludev
Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) Professors Peter Kazansky and Nikolay Zheludev are two of five researchers from the University of Southampton to have won prestigious and highly-competitive European research grants, totalling more than €12 million.The funding...
26 April 2018
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• Integrated Nanophotonics Group
• Meta Reflector Project
A team of researchers, which includes the University of Southampton, have developed new technology which could prompt a significant change for a spacecraft or satellite.Metamaterial Optical Solar Reflectors (meta-OSRs) are the first-surface coatings on the outside of a spacecraft, designed to effectively radiate infrared heat away from it while reflecting most of...