We are a research group in the
Department of Materials at the University of Oxford. Our research focuses on developing nanostructured materials and nanophotonic devices for applications such as optoelectronics, quantum information processing and photovoltaics.
For more information about the group members, research projects, publications, and vacancies in the group, follow the links at the top of the page.
25/02/2014 New paper "Directional plasmonic scattering from metal nanoparticles in thin-film environments" published in Applied Physics Letters.
24/10/2013 Dates have been set for the kick-off meeting of the new FP7 project, Wavelength-tunable Advanced Single Photon sources (WASPS). The meeting will be held in Oxford on December 12 and 13. We look forward to welcoming the consortium!
20/09/2013 New paper "Measurement of the full stress tensor in a crystal using photoluminescence from point defects: The example of nitrogen vacancy centers in diamond" published in Applied Physics Letters.
10/09/2013 Postdoc position available in Advanced Single Photon Sources. See the Vacancies page for more details.
15/05/2013 New paper "Controlling the optical scattering of plasmonic nanoparticles using a thin dielectric layer" published in Journal of Applied Physics.
05/03/2013 Postdoc position available in cavity QED of light harvesting complexes. See the Vacancies page for more details.
05/03/2013 New paper "Influence of Luminescence Quantum Yield, Surface Coating, and Functionalization of Quantum Dots on the Sensitivity of Time-Resolved FRET Bioassays" published in Applied Materials and Interfaces
27/12/2012 New paper "Growth and Characterization of Strained and Alloyed Type-II ZnTe/ZnSe Core-Shell Nanocrystals" published in Journal of Physical Chemistry C
03/12/2012 New review article "Cavity-enhanced optical methods for online microfluidic analysis" published in Chemical Physics Letters
20/11/2012 New paper "Solid Immersion Facilitates Fluorescence Microscopy with Nanometer Resolution and Sub-Angstrom Emitter Localization" published in Advanced Materials
30/10/2012 New paper "Controlling the emission from semiconductor quantum dots using ultra-small tunable optical microcavities" published in New Journal of Physics
10/09/2012 New paper "Tuning biexciton binding and antibinding in core/shell quantum dots" published in Physical Review B
01/06/2012 New paper "Ultrafast exciton dynamics in Type II ZnTe-ZnSe colloidal quantum dots" published in Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics