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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Light Matter Interaction and Optical Phenomena

Research areas are used to describe EPSRC's portfolio of excellent long term research and high quality postgraduate training.

Grants are classified using one or more research areas. All the grants listed below have some relevance to this research area. The value of the investment is the total awarded by EPSRC and does not reflect the proportion assigned to this research area.

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Grant TitlePrincipal
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A Stable Quantum Gas of Fermionic Polar MoleculesCornish, Professor SLDurham, University ofPhysics 994,668
Adaptive spatial control of soft x-rays for coherent microscopy applicationsO'Keeffe, Dr KSwansea UniversityCollege of Science 88,850
Armoured: Atomic R-matrix Method For Relativistic Dynamicsvan der Hart, Professor HQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 376,329
Atom-based Quantum PhotonicsHughes, Professor IGDurham, University ofPhysics 1,276,337
Black Hole Superradiance in Rotating FluidsWeinfurtner, Dr SUniversity of NottinghamSch of Mathematical Sciences 319,511
Black Hole Superradiance in Rotating Fluids (SURF)Faccio, Professor DFAHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 333,594
Bose-Einstein Condensation of PhotonsNyman, Dr RAImperial College LondonDept of Physics 617,937
Building Large Quantum States out of LightWalmsley, Professor IAUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 3,504,134
Coherent Control and Manipulation of Natural and Un-Natural Parity Contributions to Electron Impact Ionization from Laser-Excited Atoms.Murray, Professor AJUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 454,037
Coherent quantum matter out of equilibrium - from fundamental physics towards applicationsSzymanska, Dr MHUCLPhysics and Astronomy 1,222,168
Compact visible frequency combsSorel, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 396,611
COMPACT VISIBLE FREQUENCY COMBS: THE MISSING LINK IN A VISION OF PERVASIVE QUANTUM TIMEKEEPINGReid, Professor DHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 543,361
Control and Spectroscopy of Excited States of PositroniumCassidy, Dr DUCLPhysics and Astronomy 802,355
Controlled Quantum Dynamics - The CQD-DTCMostofi, Dr AImperial College LondonDept of Physics 6,719,954
Cooperative light propagation and spectroscopy with cold atomsRuostekoski, Professor JUniversity of SouthamptonSchool of Mathematics 325,836
Cooperative quantum optics in dense thermal vapoursHughes, Professor IGDurham, University ofPhysics 773,451
Designing Out-of-Equilibrium Many-Body Quantum SystemsDaley, Professor A JUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 5,834,555
Dynamical Lattices, Gauge Fields, and Generalized Light ForcesCooper, Professor NUniversity of CambridgePhysics 759,444
Electron-seeded pair creation in intense laser pulsesKing, Dr BUniversity of PlymouthSch of Computing & Mathematics 100,957
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Controlled Quantum DynamicsSauer, Dr BImperial College LondonDept of Physics 4,161,029
Frontier Experiments in Dynamic Extreme Conditions: The Case for Light ElementsMcWilliams, Dr R SUniversity of EdinburghSch of Physics and Astronomy 101,214
High-speed, low-light holography and flagellar dynamicsWilson, Dr LUniversity of YorkPhysics 93,720
Hybrid PolaritonicsKavokin, Professor AUniversity of SouthamptonSchool of Physics and Astronomy 5,123,946
HyperTerahertz - High precision terahertz spectroscopy and microscopyDavies, Professor AGUniversity of LeedsElectronic and Electrical Engineering 6,517,861
Lab in a bubbleJaroszynski, Professor DUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 4,494,682
Laser-engineered nanocomposites for sensing applicationsZolotovskaya, Dr SALancaster UniversityEngineering 101,079
Magneto-optical trapping and sympathetic cooling of moleculesTarbutt, Dr MRImperial College LondonDept of Physics 1,227,972
Microcavity polaritons in atomically thin semiconductors and heterostructures: many-body and nonlinear phenomenaTartakovskii, Professor AUniversity of SheffieldPhysics and Astronomy 1,234,905
Molecular Microcavity Photon SourceHinds, Professor EAImperial College LondonDept of Physics 943,335
MURI - MIRMarangos, Professor JImperial College LondonDept of Physics 2,050,049
Nano-Optics to controlled Nano-Chemistry Programme Grant (NOtCH)Baumberg, Professor JJUniversity of CambridgePhysics 4,644,894
Novel Manifestations of Optical ActivityCameron, Mr R PUniversity of GlasgowCollege of Science and Engineering 247,898
Optimising laser driven electron nanobunches from ultrathin foil interactions: Coherent synchrotron emission and relativistic electron mirrorsDromey, Dr BQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 699,890
Production and manipulation of Rydberg positronium for a matter-antimatter gravitational free fall measurementCassidy, Dr DUCLPhysics and Astronomy 693,517
QSUM: Quantum Science with Ultracold MoleculesCornish, Professor SLDurham, University ofPhysics 6,731,104
Quantum Integrated Nonlinear Technologies for Enabling Stable, Scaleable, Engineered Commercial Exploitation (QuINTESSEnCE)Smith, Professor PGRUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre 1,509,429
Quantum-enhanced THz spectroscopy and imagingClerici, Dr MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 89,314
Semi-classical models for ultra-fast multi-electron phenomena in intense electro-magnetic laser fieldsEmmanouilidou, Dr AUCLPhysics and Astronomy 336,665
Shaped Light at the InterfaceDholakia, Professor KUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 1,183,629
Shining light on cold atmospheric plasmas and their interaction with liquidsRiley, Professor DQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 246,852
Shining light on cold atmospheric plasmas and their interaction with liquidsRitchie, Dr GADUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 449,702
Solid State SuperatomsJones, Dr MPADurham, University ofPhysics 804,634
Solid State SuperatomsLynch, Dr SACardiff UniversitySchool of Physics and Astronomy 653,988
Sustainable RSE Careers for Sustainable Software DevelopmentWoods, Dr CJUniversity of BristolFaculty of Science 488,453
Table-top femtosecond X-ray dynamical imagingHooker, Professor SUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,160,444
The DiPOLE Laser on the Helmholtz Beamline at XFELWalmsley, Professor IAUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 145,457
Theoretical and numerical investigation of collective effects in extreme laser-plasma interactionCapdessus, Dr R JUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 268,876
Ti:Sapphire Regenerative Amplified Laser System for ultrafast, high-field terahertz photonicsDean, Dr PUniversity of LeedsElectronic and Electrical Engineering 451,951
Ultrafast laser-driven ion interactions in matter: Evolving dose distribution at the nanoscale and nonlinear responseDromey, Dr BQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 869,344
Ultrafast Spectroscopy of Advanced Materials at the University of WarwickLloyd-Hughes, Dr JUniversity of WarwickPhysics 204,437
Ultra-Stable High-Performance NanolasersShore, Professor ABangor UniversitySch of Electronics 389,956
Ultra-Stable High-Performance Single NanolasersWang, Professor TUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 432,870
Understanding Bose-Einstein Condensation of LightKirton, Dr P GUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 255,469
XUV and X-ray Probing of Warm Dense MatterRiley, Professor DQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 614,488

Total Number of Grants: 54
Total Value of Grants: £75,067,141

The grant value may include the cost of access to facilities (these funds are not awarded to the grant holding organisation).