Posts Tagged ‘Physics’

More reliable way to produce single photons

Physicists at the University of Bath have developed a technique to more reliably produce single photons that can be imprinted with quantum information.

Professor Carole Mundell new Head of Physics Department

Professor Carole Mundell will be leading the strategic direction of our Department of Physics. Carole is taking over from Professor Simon Bending as the new Head of Department from Tuesday 1 November.

Obituary: Emeritus Professor Orhan Berktay

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Emeritus Professor Orhan Berktay.

Visualising quantum behaviour of hot electrons for first time

Scientists from the Department of Physics have identified a method to visualise, over a millionth of a billionth of a second, the initial quantum behaviour of electrons on a surface.

Visualising quantum behaviour of hot electrons for first time

Scientists from the Department of Physics have identified a method to visualise, over a millionth of a billionth of a second, the initial quantum behaviour of electrons on a surface.

New behaviour observed in superconductors

Dr Stephen Clark (Physics) has collaborated in a study which observed 'parametric amplification' of terahertz laser light generated by a superconductor, a behaviour which had never been seen before.

New behaviour observed in superconductors

A University of Bath physicist has collaborated in a study which observed behaviour in a superconductor which had never been seen before.

Little ANTs: researchers build the world’s tiniest engine

Researchers have developed the world’s tiniest engine – just a few billionths of a metre in size – which uses light to power itself.

Little ANTs: the world's tiniest engine

Researchers have built a nano-engine, just a few billionths of a metre in size, which uses light for power

Bath Professor named as finalist for national tech award

Professor Carole Mundell has been shortlisted as a finalist in this year's FDM everywoman Women in Technology Awards.

'Valleytronics' to revolutionise future tech?

Research from our physicists on ‘silicon valleytronics’ could revolutionise future technologies

New spin on ‘silicon valleytronics’ could revolutionise future technologies

Could 'valleytronics' revolutionise future tech? A new paper from our physicists sheds light on latest findings.

Royal Society Research Fellowships

Congratulations to Drs Tim Rogers, Ventsislav Valev & Benjamin Morgan who have been honoured

University scientists honoured with new Royal Society Research Fellowships

Three scientists from the University have been appointed new University Research Fellows as part of the prestigious Royal Society scheme.

Making tougher commercial glass

Our physicists are helping to develop new tougher, high pressure hardened commercial glasses

New research to help develop tougher commercial glass using high pressures

Recent findings from researchers in our Department of Physics provide a structural map of oxide glasses and liquids that will help in the development of new tougher, high pressure hardened commercial glasses.

Pacemaker to revolutionise lives

Physics researchers are developing a novel type of pacemaker that synchronises heart rate with breathing

New pacemaker that synchronises heart rate with breathing

Researchers from our Department of Physics have received British Heart Foundation funding to develop a new type of pacemaker that responds to patients' breathing rate.

Researcher wins top neutron scattering prize

Dr Anita Zeidler from our Department of Physics has been awarded the prestigious B.T.M. Willis Prize for neutron scattering.

New joint CDT for Condensed Matter Physics

A new joint Centre for Doctoral Training in Condensed Matter Physics at the Universities of Bath and Bristol has received £4.1 million funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to train physicists of the future.