Great Exhibition Road Festival

Imperial researchers participated in the Great Exhibition Road Festival on the 17th and 18th of June 2023. The Festival is a celebration of science and the arts led by Imperial College London and had an estimated 50,000 attendees. Researchers from the Department of Materials presented their research on nanoscale engineering in the Festival’s Smart Machines Zone. Their interactive demonstration includedContinue reading “Great Exhibition Road Festival”

Richard Curry Interview on Quantum Computing

Richard Curry, Professor of Advanced Electronic Materials and Vice Dean for Research and Innovation and NAME Principal Investigator talks to Dave Espley on quantum computing and its implications for the future –

Be Curious

Philippa Shepley and Joel Burton went along the Be Curious 2023 festival at the University of Leeds to share our Crystal Creation maker kits. The NAME researchers were joined by other members of the Condensed Matter group to show demonstrations of how we can use X-rays and Bragg’s law to look inside materials. Understanding theContinue reading “Be Curious”

Imperial Lates – Tiny Science

NAME researchers attended Imperial College London’s “Tiny Science” event on 17th November 2022. The volunteers demonstrated the principles of ion implantation with the “ion smash” game and discussed its applications to next generation quantum technologies, including masers.  Dr Daan Arroo, Dr Shelly Conroy, Dr Wern Ng, Geri Topori and Yongqiang Wen from the Imperial NAME teamContinue reading “Imperial Lates – Tiny Science”

Superheroes Unlimited: IOP Family Summer Exhibition

NAME senior technical specialist, Maddison Coke (University of Manchester) was recently involved in IOP family Summer Exhibition, Superheroes unlimited. The 2 month long exhibition in Islington London and associated events, engaged with both schools and the local community to highlight how physics will make a difference in our lives but also emphasising the diversity amongstContinue reading “Superheroes Unlimited: IOP Family Summer Exhibition”

THz Microscopy and Quantum Materials Workshop a great success

The annual network meeting on Terahertz Microscopy and Quantum Materials came back with a bang. This year’s event was held in the Henry Royce Institute at the University of Manchester. The morning session consisted of talks from invited speakers on challenges and opportunities of terahertz microscopy in the quantum materials area. The discussion-led afternoon sessionContinue reading “THz Microscopy and Quantum Materials Workshop a great success”