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21 March 2018

Industrial Projects with Oxford Physics Students

We are now seeking industrial partners with problems to solve for the academic year 2018/19. This is an opportunity for your company to get some external input from enthusiastic and intelligent Oxford Physics undergraduates. In return, our students learn how their physics training can be applied in industry.

7 February 2018

Triple Physics win at Impact Awards

The annual MPLS Impact Awards aim to foster and raise awareness of impact by rewarding it at a local level, and prepare the ground for the impact case studies that will be needed for REF 2021, and future similar exercises. This year’s awards were presented at the MPLS Winter Reception on the 6th February at Mansfield College, with the winners receiving a pay award of £1,000 (minus taxes).

Oxford Physicists won awards in three out of the four categories!

Enterprising Women

Date: 
27 Feb 2018 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
clarendon
Room: 
First Floor Audrey Wood Meeting Room
Audience: 
Open to All

Join us and be inspired by Dr. Cecilia Muldoon, avid oenophile, physicist, classic car fanatic and amateur ballerina!

Building on our previous talks, Cici Muldoon will be sharing lessons and insights from her journey from researcher to entrepreneur and CEO.

As usual we will be offering a networking lunch, from local social enterprises who combine making delicious food with doing good!

For more information contact: 

Please book here:http://bit.ly/2mvr1Ml

Academic Consulting Seminar for Physics

Date: 
7 Mar 2018 - 11:00am
Venue: 
martinwood
Room: 
First Floor Audrey Wood Meeting Room
Audience: 
Academics, Researchers, DPhil Students

Academic Consulting Seminar for Physics

Consulting Services is the consulting arm of Oxford University Innovation Ltd, the University’s technology transfer company. Come and join us to learn about how you can undertake consultancy activity as an integral part of your research activity whilst at Oxford Physics. This seminar will be of interest to academics, researchers and DPhil students. More info on the attached poster.

For more information contact: 

If you would like to attend please email gurinder.punn@innovation.ox.ac.uk, by no later than 28th Feb 2018 to register as we have limited space.

12 January 2018

New method for implementing universal multiport interferometers

Programmable photonic circuits that can implement linear transformation between any number of input and output optical channels are used both for quantum computation in quantum optics and for signal processing in telecommunications. These “universal multiport interferometers” can be built using meshes of reconfigurable beam splitters, for example on an integrated photonic platform.

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18 December 2017

Wireless radiation detector - New Invention

Radioactivity detectors are widely used in society to ensure safe levels of human exposure to potentially dangerous radiation are maintained. Measuring radiation in the atmosphere is also of great interest to researchers as its effects on the lower atmosphere are currently poorly understood.

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18 December 2017

Further support for our collaborations with the growing UK quantum industry

Oxford Physicists have partnered with UK quantum technology companies to win funding in the latest Innovate UK competition. Three of our collaborative projects were awarded grants and are described below.

15 November 2017

New industrial applications by driving particle accelerators with lasers

Simon Hooker is a Professor of Atomic and Laser Physics at Oxford and Chris Arran and Robert Shalloo are two of his graduate students. They discuss the group's work on developing plasma accelerators for real-world applications.

14 November 2017

New invention available to industry – A novel signal cross coupling method

Signal couplers allow signals from two transmission lines to be combined and/or split, and can be used in a variety of applications including power distribution networks, sensor arrays, and astronomical instrumentation. Conventional couplers have both transmission lines, which carry the signal, running in parallel to each other, which makes them unsuitable for circuits that require signal path crossing or bypassing, particularly in applications in a linear array. Traditionally this is overcome by using cross-guide coupler, additional cabling or series of optical free-space beam splitters.

13 November 2017

From particle physics research to a commercial product

The new edition of the Oxford Physics Newsletter showcases commercialisation of technology invented for fundamental particle physics experiments and is now being used in applications across the hi-tech manufacturing sector. The article describes how we collaborated with industry to bring this exciting precise measurement technology to market. We also recount the story of Oxford Physics’ first ever spin-out company, the now hugely successful Oxford Instruments plc.

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