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Quantitative Modelling of Alertness

This area of research concerns with biophysical quantitative modelling of the brain systems and processes involved in the regulation of alertness, sleep, and circadian rhythms. The more...

Supervisor(s): Robinson, Peter (Professor), Postnova, Svetlana (Dr)

Novel Properties of Semiconductor Nanostructures by Strain Engineering

This project aims to understand the novel properties of nanostructured semiconductors under strain by advanced characterisations and simulations. more...

Supervisor(s): Zheng, Rongkun (Associate Professor)

Compositional Modulation and Elemental Distributions in Semiconductor Nanowires

This project is devoted to understand the growth-structure-property relationships in semiconductor nanowire heterostructures. Consequently, we will be able to grow high quality nano more...

Supervisor(s): Zheng, Rongkun (Associate Professor)

Understanding the Atomic-scale Structure and Chemistry of Magnetic Tunnel Junctions for Future Spintronic Devices

This project will unlock the physical mechanisms underlying spintronic devices by revealing the atomic-scale structure and chemistry in these unique systems. It will optimise the fa more...

Supervisor(s): Zheng, Rongkun (Associate Professor)

Microscopic Origin of Ferromagnetism in Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors

This project aims to understand the microscopic origin of ferromagnetism in Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors, and to direct the fabrication of high quality Diluted Magnetic Semicondu more...

Supervisor(s): Zheng, Rongkun (Associate Professor)

Microscopic Origin of the Enhanced Flux Pinning in Superconductors

This project aims to understand the microscopic origin of the critical current enhancement by nano chemical doping. The achievements of this project will deepen our understanding fl more...

Supervisor(s): Zheng, Rongkun (Associate Professor)

Graphene: a journey of appreciation and exploration via computational simulations

This project aims to study several graphene-based nanostructures including nanoribbon, nanodots and nanoantidots and their optical, electrical and magnetic properties by first princ more...

Supervisor(s): Zheng, Rongkun (Associate Professor)

Hybrid plasmonic waveguide for integrated photonic signal

The growing demand for faster communications technologies and the inherent limitations of electronic integrated circuits stimulated the research of nanophotonic components. Furtherm more...

Supervisor(s): Palomba, Stefano (Associate Professor)

Quantum transport in molecule/carbon-based nanostructures for new molecular electronic devices

Various projects available in the field molecular electronics and sensors. Large scale ab initio calculations will be used to investigate and predict novel structures and systems. A more...

Supervisor(s): Stampfl, Catherine (Professor)

Particle Physics with the Belle II detector at the SuperKEKB electron-positron collider

This project provides the opportunity to join the global effort to search for physics beyond the Standard Model of Particle Physics using data from the Belle II Experiment at KEK&rs more...

Supervisor(s): Varvell, Kevin (Professor)