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Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge
 
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/...


Read more at: Roger Beadle retires
Roger Beadle retires

Roger Beadle retires

29 April 2017

Roger Beadle has retired after 36 years at the Cavendish Laboratory - much of that time working as a technician in the Optoelectronics Group. Many members of the group will remember how he was able to help them with the practicalities of getting research done. At the OE group presentation, Professor Sir Richard Friend said...


Read more at: A new class of bright and efficient OLEDs

A new class of bright and efficient OLEDs

3 April 2017

A team of scientists from OE have developed a new class of bright and efficient OLEDs using materials designed at the University of East Anglia, with quantum chemical calculations conducted at the University of Eastern Finland. Their paper, to be published in Science magazine, was selected for First Release, early online...


Read more at: FlexEnable wins awards

FlexEnable wins awards

22 November 2016

We are pleased to note that FlexEnable won two categories (Emerging Technology and Startup) in the recent IET Innovation Awards FlexEnable originated as a spinout company (originally, as 'Plastic Logic') from the Optoelectronics Group in 2000, and is developing flexible displays and sensors. http://www.flexenable.com/


Read more at: New arrivals

New arrivals

28 September 2016

October is the traditional time of year to start in the OE group, and in 2016 we welcome 17 new arrivals - mostly Graduate Students. That's in addition to the 10 "postdocs", staff and visitors that came over the summer. They are listed in the OE Staff Directory on our new website - but note that we don't have pictures of...