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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Photonic materials

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
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
"Graphene nanophotonics: Smaller, stronger, faster"Hendry, Professor EUniversity of ExeterPhysics 967,015
"in vivo" Modification of Superconducting Quantum Electronic CircuitsMeeson, Professor PRoyal Holloway, Univ of LondonPhysics 2,206,800
"Meta-chemistry": Nanoscale chemical control using spatially localised solvent heatingKadodwala, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 945,107
4PI Two-photon Lithography for Isotropic 3D Nanostructure FabricationLadak, Dr SCardiff UniversitySchool of Physics and Astronomy 771,658
A National Thin-Film Cluster Facility for Advanced Functional MaterialsSnaith, Professor HJUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 460,998
ADEPT - Advanced Devices by ElectroPlaTingBartlett, Professor PNUniversity of SouthamptonSchool of Chemistry 6,331,952
Advanced Materials Characterisation Suite in the Maxwell Centre, University of CambridgeParker, Professor MUniversity of CambridgePhysics 63,651
Aluminium nitride - graphene dual-mode sensors for cancer cell detectionKlein, Professor NImperial College LondonMaterials 1,158,109
Asymptotic solutions of the plasmonic eigenvalue problem and applicationsSchnitzer, Dr OImperial College LondonDept of Mathematics 195,100
Atom-based Quantum PhotonicsHughes, Professor IGDurham, University ofPhysics 1,276,337
Beyond Blue: New Horizons in NitridesBinks, Dr DJUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 464,496
Beyond Blue: New Horizons in Nitrides (Platform Grant Renewal)Humphreys, Professor Sir CUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 979,288
Bid for new Electron-Beam Lithography ToolCalder, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowCollege of Science and Engineering 2,000,000
Blue-emitting Phosphors for Solid State Lighting ApplicationsZysman-Colman, Dr EUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 348,060
Brightening the dim modes of plasmonic nanostructuresBowman, Dr R WUniversity of BathPhysics 96,471
Control of spin and coherence in electronic excitations in organic and hybrid organic/inorganic semiconductor structuresFriend, Professor Sir RUniversity of CambridgePhysics 5,125,274
CORNERSTONE: Capability for OptoelectRoNics, mEtamateRialS, nanoTechnOlogy aNd sEnsingReed, Professor GTUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre 2,267,121
Dinuclear Metal Complexes for Near-Infrared Organic Light Emitting DiodesKozhevnikov, Dr VNNorthumbria, University ofFac of Health and Life Sciences 325,035
Dinuclear Metal Complexes for Near-Infrared Organic Light Emitting DiodesWilliams, Professor JDurham, University ofChemistry 756,058
Electronic-Photonic Convergence: A Platform GrantReed, Professor GTUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre 1,477,730
Enabling Double Perovskite Solar CellsDocampo, Dr PNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 101,100
Enhanced molybdenum cluster based materials for biomedical optical oxygen sensing.Efremova, Dr OUniversity of HullPhysical Sciences 100,746
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Computational Methods for Materials SciencePayne, Professor MCUniversity of CambridgePhysics 4,521,213
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Condensed Matter PhysicsHayden, Professor SUniversity of BristolPhysics 4,275,429
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Electromagnetic MetamaterialsHibbins, Professor APUniversity of ExeterPhysics 4,976,857
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Functional Materials: The BCFNMcMaster, Dr TJUniversity of BristolPhysics 4,554,508
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Plastic Electronic MaterialsKim, Professor JImperial College LondonDept of Physics 4,145,262
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable and Functional NanoBaumberg, Professor JJUniversity of CambridgePhysics 4,546,042
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Theory and Simulation of MaterialsMostofi, Professor AImperial College LondonDept of Physics 4,356,843
EPSRC National Epitaxy FacilityHeffernan, Professor JUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 7,651,274
EPSRC UK National Facility for Advanced Electron Microscopy (SuperSTEM)Drummond-Brydson, Professor RUniversity of LeedsResearch & Innovation Services 7,199,996
Erbium implanted silicon for solid state quantum technologiesHughes, Dr MAUniversity of SalfordSch of Computing, Science & Engineering 94,384
ESPRC-JSPS Core-to-Core Grant ApplicationSamuel, Professor IUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 1,022,789
FLUENCE: Felix Light for the UK: Exploiting Novel Characteristics and Expertise.Weightman, Professor PUniversity of LiverpoolPhysics 507,705
FNR-The Development of Experimentally Validated Numerical Design Tools for Ideal Solar Selective AbsorbersHassan, Professor OSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 315,556
FUNCTION THROUGH CHIRALITY IN ORGANIC ELECTRONIC MATERIALS AND DEVICESFuchter, Dr MJImperial College LondonDept of Chemistry 1,584,212
Functional electronic textiles for light emitting and colour changing applicationsBeeby, Professor SPUniversity of SouthamptonElectronics and Computer Science 833,072
Fundamental studies of zincblende nitride structures for optoelectronic applicationsBinks, Dr DJUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 495,375
Fundamental studies of zincblende nitride structures for optoelectronic applicationsWallis, Professor DJUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 493,481
GaAsP-GaAs nanowire quantum dots for novel quantum emittersMowbray, Professor DUniversity of SheffieldPhysics and Astronomy 491,886
GaAsP-GaAs nanowire quantum dots for novel quantum emittersLiu, Professor HUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 779,029
GaAsP-GaAs nanowire quantum dots for novel quantum emittersSanchez, Dr AUniversity of WarwickPhysics 456,826
Giant magneto-optic response in rare-earth doped glasses and manufacturing of related devices and sensorsBrambilla, Professor GUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre 806,862
GRAPHENE-ENABLED CMOS RECONFIGURABLE OPTO-FLUIDICS: TOWARDS ON-CHIP ARCHITECTING OF METADEVICESBaldycheva, Dr AAUniversity of ExeterEngineering Computer Science and Maths 101,062
High-Throughput Diagnostics with Chiral Plasmonic AssaysKarimullah, Dr ASUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 621,323
Hybrid PolaritonicsLagoudakis, Professor PUniversity of SouthamptonSchool of Physics and Astronomy 5,123,946
Hyperuniform Disordered Photonic MaterialsSapienza, Dr RImperial College LondonDept of Physics 186,024
Hyperuniform Disordered Photonic MaterialsFlorescu, Dr MUniversity of SurreyATI Physics 356,874
Hysteretic photochromic switching (HPS) of europium-magnesium defects in gallium nitride: a potential route to a new solid-state qubitODonnell, Professor KUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 508,002
III-V Semiconductor Nanowires: Attaining Control over Doping and HeterointerfacesJohnston, Professor MBUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 630,500
Laser refrigeration on the nanoscale: From nanocryostats to quantum optomechanicsThomson, Professor RRHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 335,592
Laser refrigeration on the nanoscale: From nanocryostats to quantum optomechanicsBarker, Professor PFUCLPhysics and Astronomy 729,667
Laser-engineered nanocomposites for sensing applicationsZolotovskaya, Dr SAUniversity of DundeeEngineering 25,801
Laser-Engineered Silicon: Manufacturing Low Cost Photonic SystemsPeacock, Professor AUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre 570,518
M Squared - St Andrews Biophotonics NexusDholakia, Professor KUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 1,434,010
Manufacturing of nano-engineered III-nitride semiconductorsShields, Dr PAUniversity of BathElectronic and Electrical Engineering 2,401,894
Mapping the mesoscale structural landscape using "sculpted" chiral plasmonic fieldsKadodwala, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 1,070,990
Mathematical fundamentals of Metamaterials for multiscale Physics and MechanicsCraster, Professor RImperial College LondonDept of Mathematics 2,551,402
Maximising Shared Capability of the Ultrafast Spectroscopy Laser Laboratory at SheffieldWeinstein, Professor JAUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 199,278
Maximising usage of Chameleon Ultra II laser systemMuskens, Professor OUniversity of SouthamptonSchool of Physics and Astronomy 162,725
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
Multi-Dimensional Electron MicroscopeMidgley, Professor PAUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 3,086,304
Multi-Scale Framework for Quantum Mechanical Simulations of Organic ElectronicsRatcliff, Dr L EImperial College LondonMaterials 849,159
NANOESCA - ELECTRON SPECTROSCOPY FOR CHEMICAL ANALYSIS IMAGED AT THE NANOSCALE.Fox, Dr NUniversity of BristolChemistry 256,836
Nano-Optics to controlled Nano-Chemistry Programme Grant (NOtCH)Baumberg, Professor JJUniversity of CambridgePhysics 4,644,894
Nanoscale Engineering of Dyes for Liquid Crystal Device ApplicationsGoodby, Professor JWUniversity of YorkChemistry 702,457
Nanoscale sculpturing of single photons with dielectricsSapienza, Dr RImperial College LondonDept of Physics 382,499
Nanoscale sculpturing of single photons with dielectricsMaier, Professor SAImperial College LondonDept of Physics 408,908
NEMESIS: NEw Mathematics for Materials Modelling in the Engineering Sciences and Industrial SectorsParnell, Professor WUniversity of Manchester, TheMathematics 1,094,685
Neon Focussed-Ion-Beam NanofabricationWarburton, Professor PAUCLLondon Centre for Nanotechnology 43,571
Nonlinear polariton phases in GaN-based semiconductor slab waveguides at temperatures up to 300 KSkryabin, Professor DUniversity of BathPhysics 43,050
Nonlinear polariton phenomena in GaN-based slab waveguides at temperatures up to 300 KKrizhanovskii, Dr DNUniversity of SheffieldPhysics and Astronomy 441,383
Novel InSb quantum dots monolithically grown on silicon for low cost mid-infrared light emitting diodesCarrington, Dr PLancaster UniversityEngineering 99,720
Novel Non-linear Optical-Fibre Sources for Time-resolved Molecular Dynamics: Towards the Next Generation of Ultrafast SpectroscopyTownsend, Dr DHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 588,864
Photonic integration of 2D materials for room temperature single photon generationLuxmoore, Dr I JUniversity of ExeterEngineering Computer Science and Maths 100,266
Platform for Nanoscale Advanced Materials Engineering (P-NAME)Curry, Professor RJUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 702,172
Printed optics by ultrafast laser nanostructuring of glassKazansky, Professor PUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre 447,890
Quantum Dot Architecture NanodynamicsJesson, Professor D ECardiff UniversitySchool of Physics and Astronomy 432,289
Quantum Technology Capital: Epitaxy Cluster Tool to Enable Next-Generation Quantum Dots for Quantum Technology ApplicationsSkolnick, Professor MUniversity of SheffieldPhysics and Astronomy 2,190,826
REACTIVE PLASMONICS: OPTICAL CONTROL OF ELECTRONIC PROCESSES AT INTERFACES FOR NANOSCALE PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY AND METROLOGYZayats, Professor AKings College LondonPhysics 4,813,001
Realising a solid state photomultiplier and infrared detectors through bismide containing semiconductorsTan, Professor CUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 513,356
Realising a solid state photomultiplier and infrared detectors through Bismide containing semiconductorsSweeney, Professor SJUniversity of SurreyATI Physics 344,863
Redox Switchable Photonic Materials Based on Organoimido-Polyoxometalate/Cyclodextrin Host-Guest ComplexesFielden, Dr JUniversity of East AngliaChemistry 349,186
Resonant and shaped photonics for understanding the physical and biomedical worldDholakia, Professor KUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 5,023,462
Roll-to-roll Self-assembly of Advanced Photonic NanoMaterials (R2R-4Photonics)Baumberg, Professor JJUniversity of CambridgePhysics 970,063
Room Temperature continuous wave inorganic MASERKay, Professor CWMUCLLondon Centre for Nanotechnology 327,948
Room Temperature Continuous-Wave Inorganic MaserAlford, Professor NImperial College LondonMaterials 674,637
Semiconductor Quantum Photonics: Control of Spin, Exciton and Photon Interactions by Nano-Photonic DesignSkolnick, Professor MUniversity of SheffieldPhysics and Astronomy 5,638,689
Single Molecule PlasmoelectronicsBeeby, Professor ADurham, University ofChemistry 343,880
Single-Molecule PlasmoelectronicsNichols, Professor RJUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 444,776
Single-molecule studies of light-emitting polymers: observing and manipulating polymer conformation in solutionSkabara, Professor PJUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 62,367
Single-molecule studies of light-emitting polymers: observing and manipulating polymer conformation in solutionPenedo, Dr CUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 397,795
Singlet Fission in Carotenoid Aggregates (SIFICA)Clark, Dr JUniversity of SheffieldPhysics and Astronomy 851,312
Singlet Fission in Carotenoid Aggregates (SIFICA)Barford, Professor WUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 294,636
Sir Henry Royce Institute - recurrent grantWithers, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheEngineering and Physical Sciences 23,057,010
SPIN-LabJennings, Professor NImperial College LondonMaterials 1,907,995
Stiction-Free and Tuneable Nano-Electro-Mechanical Systems Incorporating Liquid CrystalsFedotov, Dr VAUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre 783,222
SYnthesizing 3D METAmaterials for RF, microwave and THz applications (SYMETA)Vardaxoglou, Professor YLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 4,012,827
TADF Emitters for OLEDsZysman-Colman, Dr EUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 736,091
TEAM-A: The tailored electromagnetic and acoustic materials acceleratorNash, Professor GUniversity of ExeterPhysics 2,433,195
Telescope Windows: low-vision scopes to cloaksGirkin, Professor JDurham, University ofPhysics 418,041
Telescope windows: low-vision scopes to cloaksCourtial, Dr JKUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Physics and Astronomy 460,919
The Free Electron Laser Facility FELIXRedlich, BrittaRadboud University NijmegenFaculty of Science 1,204,510
The Leeds EPSRC Nanoscience and Nanoequipment User FacilityBrown, Dr APUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 201,946
The Origin of Non-Radiative Losses in Metal Halide PerovskitesStranks, Dr S DUniversity of CambridgePhysics 273,163
The Physics and Technology of Photonic Metadevices and MetasystemsZheludev, Professor NUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre 4,434,223
The physics of plasmonic gain in low-dimensional electronic systemsCunningham, Professor JUniversity of LeedsElectronic and Electrical Engineering 527,764
The physics of plasmonic gain in low-dimensional electronic systemsSydoruk, Dr OImperial College LondonElectrical and Electronic Engineering 364,232
The University of St Andrews - Equipment AccountWoollins, Professor JDUniversity of St AndrewsOffice of the Principal 5,216,436
Ti:Sapphire Regenerative Amplified Laser System for ultrafast, high-field terahertz photonicsDean, Dr PUniversity of LeedsElectronic and Electrical Engineering 451,951
Time-resolved cathodoluminescence scanning electron microscopeOliver, Dr RAUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 2,808,154
Towards the Computational Design of Highly Emissive Organic-Single CrystalsCrespo-Otero, Dr RQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Biological and Chemical Sciences 202,873
Tunable Plasmonics for Ultrafast Switching at Telecom WavelengthsFerrera, Dr MHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 101,186
Two-dimensional Photonics Fabrication FacilityGerardot, Professor BDHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 581,515
Ultrafast Quantum Light SourcesLuxmoore, Dr I JUniversity of ExeterEngineering Computer Science and Maths 608,772
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 and Design Beyond Born-Oppenheimer using Time-Domain Vibrational SpectroscopyMonkman, Professor ADurham, University ofPhysics 516,575
Understanding and Design Beyond Born-Oppenheimer using Time-Domain Vibrational SpectroscopyPenfold, Dr TJNewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 258,412
Voigt waves in bianisotropic materialsMackay, Dr TUniversity of EdinburghSch of Mathematics 20,360
Wearable Organic Integrated Sensors for Healthcare: Smart Dressings, A Step Change in Wound ManagementGupta, Dr RUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 778,432

Total Number of Grants: 122
Total Value of Grants: £192,462,926

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