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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Plasma and Lasers

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 (£)
A new algorithm to track fast ions in fusion reactorsRuprecht, Dr DUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 97,707
Adaptive spatial control of soft x-rays for coherent microscopy applicationsO'Keeffe, Dr KSwansea UniversityCollege of Science 88,850
Advanced laser-ion acceleration strategies towards next generation healthcareBorghesi, Professor MQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 4,576,908
Advanced Nuclear MaterialsRoberts, Professor SUniversity of OxfordMaterials 1,415,296
Advancing the Commercial Applications of GrapheneSmith, Dr PJUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 70,402
Application of Next Generation AcceleratorsJaroszynski, Professor DUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 1,927,885
Armoured: Atomic R-matrix Method For Relativistic Dynamicsvan der Hart, Professor HQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 376,329
Atomic Processes for Magnetic Fusion Plasmas: Dielectronic Recombination of the Tungsten Isonuclear SequenceBadnell, Professor NUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 326,261
Attosecond Electron Dynamics in Molecular and Condensed Phase SystemsMarangos, Professor JImperial College LondonDept of Physics 5,838,510
Beam-shaping for Laser-based Additive and Subtractive-manufacturing Techniques (BLAST)Mills, Dr BUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre 861,709
Cambridge & Cranfield Doctoral Training Centre in Ultra PrecisionO'Neill, Professor WUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 2,566,793
CCP Flagship: A radiation-hydrodynamics code for the UK laser-plasma communityRidgers, Dr CPUniversity of YorkPhysics 249,034
CCP Flagship: A radiation-hydrodynamics code for the UK laser-plasma communityArber, Professor TUniversity of WarwickPhysics 298,021
CCP Flagship: A radiation-hydrodynamics code for the UK laser-plasma communityScott, Dr RHHSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)Central Laser Facility (CLF) 27,085
CCP Flagship: A radiation-hydrodynamics code for the UK laser-plasma communityChittenden, Professor JImperial College LondonDept of Physics 358,340
CCPQ: Quantum Dynamics in Atomic, Molecular and Optical PhysicsWorth, Professor GAUCLChemistry 89,023
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
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
Dust in Magnetised Plasmas.Bryant, Dr PMUniversity of LiverpoolElectrical Engineering and Electronics 381,456
Dust in magnetized plasmasDudson, Dr BDUniversity of YorkPhysics 291,603
Dust in magnetized plasmasCoppins, Dr MImperial College LondonDept of Physics 334,157
Electron-seeded pair creation in intense laser pulsesKing, Dr BUniversity of PlymouthSch of Computing & Mathematics 100,957
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in the Science and Technology of Fusion EnergyWilson, Professor HUniversity of YorkPhysics 3,732,001
EPSRC-Royal Society fellowship engagement (2013): Heating of the solar atmosphere by small flaresHannah, Dr IGUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Physics and Astronomy 222,361
Establishing a Centre for Plasma MicrobiologyWalsh, Dr JLUniversity of LiverpoolElectrical Engineering and Electronics 933,470
Evolution and dynamics of pellets and dust in dynamic gas-plasma systemsDiver, Dr DAUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Physics and Astronomy 344,732
Extended Gyrokinetic Modelling for Dynamic FlowsMcMillan, Dr BFUniversity of WarwickPhysics 328,689
Extension and optimisation of the EPOCH codeBennett, Dr KUniversity of WarwickPhysics 236,478
FIBRE-LASER PUMPED DIAMOND RAMAN LASERS FOR LIDAR AND CLEAR PLASTICS WELDINGKemp, Professor AJUniversity of StrathclydeInst of Photonics 729,656
Frontier Experiments in Dynamic Extreme Conditions: The Case for Light ElementsMcWilliams, Dr R SUniversity of EdinburghSch of Physics and Astronomy 101,214
Fusion Doctoral Training NetworkWilson, Professor HUniversity of YorkPhysics 2,401,054
Grand Challenge NetworkPlus in Emergence and Physics Far From Equilibrium 2016-19Galla, Dr TUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 245,063
High Five: Resolution, Sensitivity, in operando Control, Ultra High Vacuum and Ion Sectioning in a Single InstrumentAguadero, Dr AImperial College LondonMaterials 1,802,539
Hybrid PolaritonicsKavokin, Professor AUniversity of SouthamptonSchool of Physics and Astronomy 5,123,946
Identifying the Key Factors Currently Preventing Ignition in Inertial Confinement Fusion Experiments.Chittenden, Professor JImperial College LondonDept of Physics 838,065
Inertial Confinement Fusion - exploring the options for ignition.Chittenden, Professor JImperial College LondonDept of Physics 353,544
Inertial Confinement Fusion - exploring the options for ignition.Rose, Professor SUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 345,836
Investigating electron dynamics and radiation transport in solid-density plasmas using X-ray FELsVinko, Dr SMUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,032,659
Lab in a bubbleJaroszynski, Professor DUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 4,494,682
Laboratory Simulation of Magnetized Plasma Turbulence in the Intergalactic MediumGregori, Professor GUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 807,599
Laboratory studies of neutral and collimated electron-positron beamsSarri, Dr GQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 414,351
Laser-driven radiation beamlines at SCAPAMcKenna, Professor PUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 1,682,511
Laser-Plasma Interactions at the Intensity Frontier: the Transition to the QED-Plasma RegimeMangles, Dr SPDImperial College LondonDept of Physics 207,113
Laser-Plasma Interactions at the Intensity Frontier: the Transition to the QED-Plasma RegimeRidgers, Dr CPUniversity of YorkPhysics 358,341
Laser-Plasma Interactions at the Intensity Frontier: the Transition to the QED-Plasma RegimeMcKenna, Professor PUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 282,887
Multi-Scale Numerical Modelling of Magnetised Plasma TurbulenceEliasson, Dr BUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 303,376
MURI - MIRMarangos, Professor JImperial College LondonDept of Physics 2,050,049
Nanorad - Ultrafast, nano-scale material response to radiation and applications of ultrafast radiation sources.Zepf, Professor KMQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 1,389,644
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
Particle acceleration in magnetised shocks produced by laser and pulsed power facilitiesGregori, Professor GUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 566,044
Particle acceleration in magnetised shocks produced by laser and pulsed power facilitiesLebedev, Professor SImperial College LondonDept of Physics 585,807
Particle acceleration in magnetised shocks produced by laser and pulsed power facilitiesBingham, Professor RUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 72,238
Physics of Ignition: Collaboration with the National Ignition Facility: Diagnosing Hot-Spot Mix via X-Ray SpectroscopyWark, Professor JUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 469,037
Physics of Ignition: Collaboration with the National Ignition Facility: Diagnosing Hot-Spot Mix via X-Ray SpectroscopyWoolsey, Professor NUniversity of YorkPhysics 116,309
Plasma kinetics, pre-heat, and the emergence of strong shocks in laser fusionWoolsey, Professor NUniversity of YorkPhysics 371,408
Plasma kinetics, pre-heat, and the emergence of strong shocks in laser fusionArber, Professor TUniversity of WarwickPhysics 107,841
Plasma kinetics, pre-heat, and the emergence of strong shocks in laser fusion: the hydro-kinetic regimeScott, Dr RHHSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)Central Laser Facility (CLF) 613,289
Plasma Physics HEC ConsortiaArber, Professor TUniversity of WarwickPhysics 279,240
Quantum-enhanced THz spectroscopy and imagingClerici, Dr MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 89,314
R-matrix suites for multielectron attosecond dynamics in atoms and molecules irradiated by arbitrarily polarised lightvan der Hart, Professor HQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 433,575
Semi-classical models for ultra-fast multi-electron phenomena in intense electro-magnetic laser fieldsEmmanouilidou, Dr AUCLPhysics and Astronomy 336,665
Shining light on cold atmospheric plasmas and their interaction with liquidsRitchie, Dr GADUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 449,702
Shining light on cold atmospheric plasmas and their interaction with liquidsRiley, Professor DQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 246,852
Simulating the kinetic ion response to magnetic islands in tokamak plasmasWilson, Professor HUniversity of YorkPhysics 636,711
Structural integrity characterisation of nuclear materials via nano additive manufacturingSHTERENLIKHT, Dr AUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 201,747
Table-top femtosecond X-ray dynamical imagingHooker, Professor SUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,160,444
Temperature in laser compressed high pressure solids: measurement and controlHigginbotham, Dr AUniversity of YorkPhysics 68,113
The DiPOLE Laser on the Helmholtz Beamline at XFELWalmsley, Professor IAUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 145,457
The influence of magnetic geometry on the plasma edge region of future fusion reactorsSharples, Professor RMDurham, University ofPhysics 525,706
The influence of magnetic geometry on the plasma edge region of future fusion reactorsLipschultz, Professor BUniversity of YorkPhysics 794,813
The Plasma-CCP NetworkArber, Professor TUniversity of WarwickPhysics 125,995
Theoretical and numerical investigation of collective effects in extreme laser-plasma interactionCapdessus, Dr R JUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 268,876
THz backward wave oscillator for plasma diagnostic in nuclear fusionPaoloni, Professor CLancaster UniversityEngineering 244,803
THz backward wave oscillator for plasma diagnostics in nuclear fusionSteenson, Dr DPUniversity of LeedsElectronic and Electrical Engineering 111,376
Tuneable, visible, integrated, fibre-based sources with selectable pulsewidth and repetition rate for biophotonics applicationsTaylor, Professor RJImperial College LondonDept of Physics 234,416
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
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 modelling kinetic turbulence in magnetized plasmasTeaca, Dr BCoventry UniversityFaculty of Eng Environment & Computing 90,298
UV light sources based on solid silica fibresBrambilla, Professor GUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre 419,560
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: 82
Total Value of Grants: £65,204,380

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