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Optoelectronics

Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge
 
Read more at: Discovery of an Excitonic Insulator

Discovery of an Excitonic Insulator

22 March 2021

Dr Akshay Rao and team have looked at a new material Ta2NiSe5, with ultrafast lasers


Read more at: Working at home

Working at home

7 April 2020

The OE Group is currently 'working from home' in the current Coronavirus situation. This means that telephone calls direct to the Department are unlikely to be answered. However, most people are available on email, though response times might be a little slower than normal...


Read more at: First Year Students present their reports - July 2019
First Year Students present their reports - July 2019

First Year Students present their reports - July 2019

25 July 2019

Most of the OE and ME First Year PhD students have given presentations this week on their work so far. For many of them, it is the first opportunity to give a talk to the group, and they welcome feedback from colleagues. There were quite a few 'hot topics' - and it was good to be in an air conditioned room, on the hottest...


Read more at: Winterschool 2019
Winterschool 2019

Winterschool 2019

9 April 2019

The Optoelectronics and Microelectronics groups' 'Winterschool 2019' was a chance at the end of March to compare the energy landscape of novel materials with the ups and downs of Austrian slopes! Evening seminars covered topics such as carrier mobility, DNA structures and Quantum Dots, with fluorescent emission and light...


Read more at: OE's Stuart Macpherson gets to the semifinal of University Challenge
OE's Stuart Macpherson gets to the semifinal of University Challenge

OE's Stuart Macpherson gets to the semifinal of University Challenge

9 April 2019

Congratulations to Stuart Macpherson, a second year student in OE, working in Strankslab . As part of the Darwin team, he has got through 5 matches (two in the Quarterfinals) to play in the semifinal against St Edmund Hall, Oxford. It will be broadcast on Monday 15th April on BBC Two.


Read more at: Optoelectronics Spring School 2018
Optoelectronics Spring School 2018

Optoelectronics Spring School 2018

26 March 2018

At the OE Spring School, students and postdocs gave talks on a variety of subjects, with new materials and new measurement techniques playing an important part of our research. 'Perovskites' are a hot topic: they come in a variety of 'flavours', with the promise of efficient solar cells and light sources. We look at the...


Read more at: Dan Credgington and Sam Stranks awarded Royal Society Enhancement Grants. Funded studentships available.

Dan Credgington and Sam Stranks awarded Royal Society Enhancement Grants. Funded studentships available.

20 December 2017

Dan Credgington and Sam Stranks awarded Royal Society Enhancement Grants. Funded studentships available. Please contact Dan by email at djnc3 [at] cam.ac.uk and Sam at sds65 [at] cam.ac.uk.


Read more at: Dr Sam Stranks selected in MIT's list of Innovators Under 35

Dr Sam Stranks selected in MIT's list of Innovators Under 35

3 October 2017

Dr Sam Stranks has been named by MIT Technology Review on a list of 35 European "Innovators under the age of thirty five". He works in the Optoelectronics Group in the Cavendish Laboratory on "Perovskites": new materials that show much promise for Light Emitting Diodes and Photovoltaic (Solar Cell) applications. https://...


Read more at: OE 'Hub' administrators arrive

OE 'Hub' administrators arrive

21 September 2017

Welcome to four new members of staff in the Department who will be giving administrative support to the Optoelectronics, Microelectronics and Nanophotonics groups (OE, ME and NP). They are Hub Lead: Jennie Nelson HR and Events Administrator: Janette Roberts Finance Administrator: William Mortimer Administrative Assistant...


Read more at: Dr Akshay Rao wins IoP award
Dr Akshay Rao wins IoP award

Dr Akshay Rao wins IoP award

15 August 2017

Congratulations to Dr Akshay Rao , who has won the Henry Moseley Award and Prize (formerly the Boys Medal ) from the Institute of Physics "for groundbreaking studies in the electronic properties of organic semiconductors, particularly the roles of electron spin in the operation of solar cells". http://www.iop.org/about/...