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Fiber-based mesocopic optical tweezers and actuators for biophotonic applications

This project will explore optomecahnical effects in systems of coupled tapered fibres (fibre-based mesoscopic optical tweezers) of various profiles for novel applications in cellula more...

Supervisor(s): Rukhlenko, Ivan (Dr), Fleming, Simon (Professor)

Fibre-based Scaffolds for Neural Implants

The project will focus on design and fabrication of biodegradable and biocompatible micro-structured fibres based on our current breakthrough in fabrication of fibres in low Young&r more...

Supervisor(s): Rukhlenko, Ivan (Dr), Fleming, Simon (Professor), Farajikhah, Syamak (Dr)

Cold Drawing of Polycaprolactone Fibres

This project will focus on fine tuning of the PCL fibres morphology through cold drawing. The effect of different cold-drawing regimes resulting in different relative elongations of more...

Supervisor(s): Rukhlenko, Ivan (Dr), Fleming, Simon (Professor), Farajikhah, Syamak (Dr)

Metamaterial Hyperlenses for THz Sub-diffraction Imaging

Metamaterials are an exciting new class of artificial materials that can have extraordinary properties functionality. We have demonstrated a novel technique to make them and hav more...

Supervisor(s): Fleming, Simon (Professor)

Novel THz waveguides

The THz spectrum is of great technological and scientific interest. However it is challenging because of the extremely limited range of components. This project will develop compone more...

Supervisor(s): Fleming, Simon (Professor)

Poling multilayer dielectric structures for compact active optical devices

Optical communications technology has transformed the world. There is a need to get more optical processing functionality into smaller devices, for applications ranging from inexpen more...

Supervisor(s): Fleming, Simon (Professor)