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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 (£)
"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 "Shake and Use" Theranostic System for Combined Radio-imaging and Photodynamic TherapyBoyle, Professor RUniversity of HullChemistry 355,094
A "Shake and Use" Theranostic System for Combined Radio-imaging and Photodynamic TherapySander, Dr KUCLChemistry 314,328
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 SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 6,331,952
Aluminium nitride - graphene dual-mode sensors for cancer cell detectionKlein, Professor NImperial College LondonMaterials 1,158,109
An EPSRC National Research Facility to facilitate Data Science in the Physical Sciences: The Physical Sciences Data science Service (PSDS)Coles, Professor SJUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 2,996,067
Anisotropic Microwave/Terahertz Metamaterials for Satellite Applications (ANISAT)Whittow, Dr WGLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 530,485
Anisotropic Microwave/Terahertz Metamaterials for Satellite Applications (ANISAT)Feresidis, Dr AUniversity of BirminghamElectronic, Electrical and Computer Eng 534,704
Asymptotic solutions of the plasmonic eigenvalue problem and applicationsSchnitzer, Dr OImperial College LondonMathematics 195,100
Atom-based Quantum PhotonicsHughes, Professor IGDurham, University ofPhysics 1,276,337
Atomic Layer Deposition for Lancaster Quantum Technology Centre CleanroomHeathwaite, Professor ALancaster UniversityPhysics 150,000
Autonomous Mobile Robot ChemistsCooper, Professor AUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 690,497
Beyond Blue: New Horizons in Nitrides (Platform Grant Renewal)Oliver, Professor RAUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 979,288
Biological metamaterials for enhanced noise control technologyHolderied, Dr MWUniversity of BristolBiological Sciences 1,271,343
BO-and Monolithic Quantum Dot Semiconductor Optical Amplifier on SiliconChen, Dr SUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 267,098
Composite material hollow core fibres for active photonicsSazio, Dr PUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 782,767
Controlling Acoustic Metamaterials with Magnetic Resonances: The Best of Both WorldsHayward, Dr T JUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 613,693
Controlling Acoustic Metamaterials with Magnetic Resonances: The Best of Both WorldsKruglyak, Professor VUniversity of ExeterPhysics and Astronomy 761,787
Coordination polymer approach to DNA functionalisation and assemblyHoulton, Professor ANewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 444,963
Coordination polymer approach to DNA functionalisation and assemblyTurberfield, Professor AJUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 195,116
Core Equipment at the University of LeedsLinfield, Professor EHUniversity of LeedsElectronic and Electrical Engineering 550,000
Cryogenic Ultrafast Scattering-type Terahertz-probe Optical-pump Microscopy (CUSTOM)Curry, Professor RJUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 766,806
Dinuclear Metal Complexes for Near-Infrared Organic Light Emitting DiodesWilliams, Professor JDurham, University ofChemistry 756,058
Dinuclear Metal Complexes for Near-Infrared Organic Light Emitting DiodesKozhevnikov, Dr VNNorthumbria, University ofFac of Health and Life Sciences 325,035
Diode-pumped Ti:sapphire lasers: a manufacturable platform for precision photonicsKemp, Professor AJUniversity of StrathclydeInst of Photonics 935,452
Electronic-Photonic Convergence: A Platform GrantReed, Professor GTUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 1,477,730
EPSRC Capital Award for Core EquipmentPetley, Professor DUniversity of SheffieldGeography 549,334
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment: University of OxfordGrant, Professor PUniversity of OxfordMaterials 699,972
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Computational Methods for Materials ScienceElliott, Professor JAUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 4,521,213
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Condensed Matter PhysicsHayden, Professor SUniversity of BristolPhysics 4,285,111
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Electromagnetic MetamaterialsHibbins, Professor APUniversity of ExeterPhysics and Astronomy 4,976,857
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Functional Materials: The BCFNSeddon, Dr AMUniversity of BristolPhysics 4,554,508
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Integrated Functional Nano (i4Nano)Hofmann, Professor SUniversity of CambridgePhysics 6,030,748
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Plastic Electronic MaterialsKim, Professor JImperial College LondonPhysics 4,145,262
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable and Functional NanoBaumberg, Professor JJUniversity of CambridgePhysics 4,547,139
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Theory and Simulation of MaterialsMostofi, Professor AImperial College LondonPhysics 4,356,843
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Topological DesignDennis, Professor MRUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Physics and Astronomy 5,679,102
EPSRC Core Capital AwardCalder, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowScience and Engineering Adminstration 400,000
EPSRC UK National Facility for Advanced Electron Microscopy (SuperSTEM)Brownridge, Ms KUniversity of LeedsResearch & Innovation Services 7,199,996
ESPRC-JSPS Core-to-Core Grant ApplicationSamuel, Professor IUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 1,022,789
Fiberized Platforms for Integrated Nanosheet MaterialsPeacock, Professor AUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 598,755
Fiberized Platforms for Nanosheet MaterialsHasan, Dr TUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 368,425
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 LondonChemistry 1,584,212
Functional electronic textiles for light emitting and colour changing applicationsBeeby, Professor SPUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 833,072
Fundamental studies of zincblende nitride structures for optoelectronic applicationsWallis, Professor DJUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 493,481
Fundamental studies of zincblende nitride structures for optoelectronic applicationsBinks, Dr DJUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 495,375
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 emittersSanchez, Professor 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 (ORC) 806,862
Heriot-Watt University EPSRC Core Equipment Funding AwardPender, Professor GHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 250,000
High-Throughput Diagnostics with Chiral Plasmonic AssaysKarimullah, Dr ASUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 621,323
Hybrid PolaritonicsLagoudakis, Professor PUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Physics and Astronomy 5,123,946
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
Luminescent Conjugated Polymers for Energy MaterialsBronstein, Dr HUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 1,216,002
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
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 SouthamptonSch of Physics and Astronomy 162,725
Measuring Nanoscale Exciton Motion & Annihilation in Single Molecules with Photon StatisticsHedley, Dr GUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 278,086
Metalens fluorometer to assess drinking water in NepalKrauss, Professor TUniversity of YorkPhysics 547,856
Meta-Smart: Merging de novo designed biomolecules with plasmonic metamaterials for new technologiesKadodwala, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 1,022,161
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 LondonPhysics 943,335
Molecular Photonic BreadboardsLeggett, Professor GUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 7,255,283
Monolithic On-chip Integration of Electronics & Photonics Using III-nitrides for TelecomsWang, Professor TUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 607,797
Monolithic On-chip Integration of Electronics & Photonics Using III-nitrides for TelecomsKesaria, Dr MCardiff UniversitySchool of Physics and Astronomy 437,465
Monolithic On-chip Integration of Electronics & Photonics Using III-nitrides for TelecomsMartin, Professor RWUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 259,684
Multi-Dimensional Electron MicroscopeMidgley, Professor PAUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 3,086,304
Multi-Scale Framework for Quantum Mechanical Simulations of Organic ElectronicsRatcliff, Dr LEImperial College LondonMaterials 849,159
Nano-Optics to controlled Nano-Chemistry Programme Grant (NOtCH)Baumberg, Professor JJUniversity of CambridgePhysics 4,644,894
Nanoscale sculpturing of single photons with dielectricsSapienza, Dr RImperial College LondonPhysics 382,499
Nanoscale sculpturing of single photons with dielectricsMaier, Professor SAImperial College LondonPhysics 408,908
Near-Field Optical Spectroscopy Centre at Sheffield, NOSCTartakovskii, Professor AUniversity of SheffieldPhysics and Astronomy 1,656,502
Next Generation Metrology Driven by NanophotonicsJiang, Professor Dame XUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 5,539,716
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, Professor DUniversity of SheffieldPhysics and Astronomy 441,383
Novel Non-linear Optical-Fibre Sources for Time-resolved Molecular Dynamics: Towards the Next Generation of Ultrafast SpectroscopyTownsend, Professor DHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 588,864
Perovskite PhotonicsHealy, Professor NNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 502,113
Photonic integration of 2D materials for room temperature single photon generationLuxmoore, Dr I JUniversity of ExeterEngineering 100,266
Photonic Sensing and Dual-mode Bio-Imaging with Rare Earth Upconversion NanoparticlesJose, Professor GUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 1,311,873
Photonics @ Interface: Heterogeneous Integrations for Generation, Detection, Conversion, and Modulationcharlton, Professor MDBUniversity of SouthamptonElectronics and Computer Science 1,143,280
Platform for Nanoscale Advanced Materials Engineering (P-NAME)Curry, Professor RJUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 702,172
PreCisE: A Precision laser scalpel for Cancer diagnostics and EradicationShephard, Professor JDHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 1,231,581
Quantum Bio-inspired Energy harvesting (QuBE)Gauger, Dr EMHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 358,171
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
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
rISC - the game of strategic molecular design for high efficiency OLEDsSkabara, Professor PJUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 453,303
rISC - the game of strategic molecular design for high efficiency OLEDsPenfold, Dr TJNewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 351,373
rISC - the game of strategic molecular design for high efficiency OLEDsMonkman, Professor ADurham, University ofPhysics 476,577
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
Rydberg polaritons in Cu2O microcavitiesOhadi, Dr HUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 262,098
Semiconductor lasers on a graphSapienza, Dr RImperial College LondonPhysics 782,468
Semiconductor Quantum Photonics: Control of Spin, Exciton and Photon Interactions by Nano-Photonic DesignSkolnick, Professor MUniversity of SheffieldPhysics and Astronomy 5,638,689
Silicon-rich silicon nitride Nonlinear Integrated Photonic ciRcuits & Systems (juNIPeRS)Petropoulos, Professor PUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 1,123,975
Singlet Fission in Carotenoid Aggregates (SIFICA)Barford, Professor WUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 294,636
Singlet Fission in Carotenoid Aggregates (SIFICA)Clark, Dr JUniversity of SheffieldPhysics and Astronomy 851,312
Sir Henry Royce Institute - recurrent grantWithers, Regius Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheEngineering and Physical Sciences 31,477,552
Stiction-Free and Tuneable Nano-Electro-Mechanical Systems Incorporating Liquid CrystalsFedotov, Dr VAUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 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, Professor EUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 736,091
TEAM-A: The tailored electromagnetic and acoustic materials acceleratorNash, Professor GUniversity of ExeterPhysics and Astronomy 2,433,195
The Free Electron Laser Facility FELIXRedlich, Professor BRadboud 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 (ORC) 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 Royce: Capitalising on the investmentWithers, Regius Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 1,006,681
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, Professor 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
Two-dimensional Photonics Fabrication FacilityGerardot, Professor BDHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 581,515
UK Metamaterials NetworkHibbins, Professor APUniversity of ExeterPhysics and Astronomy 877,428
Ultrafast Quantum Light SourcesLuxmoore, Dr I JUniversity of ExeterEngineering 608,772
Ultra-fast, ultra-small and ultra-dilute: an integrated understanding of conjugated polymers in solution across spatial and temporal scalesPenedo, Dr CUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 498,250
Ultra-fast, ultra-small and ultra-dilute: an integrated understanding of conjugated polymers in solution across temporal and spatial scalesSkabara, Professor PJUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 324,425
Ultra-Stable High-Performance Single NanolasersWang, Professor TUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 432,870
Understanding and engineering dissipation in nanoscale quantum devicesGauger, Dr EMHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 326,619
Understanding and engineering dissipation in nanoscale quantum devicesLovett, Dr BWUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 423,082
Using Machine learning to enable feedback controlled manufacture of self-assembled patterned materialsEbbens, Dr SUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 252,938
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
XMaS: The UK Materials Science Facility at the ESRFLucas, Professor CAUniversity of LiverpoolPhysics 3,515,607
XMaS: The UK Materials Science Facility at the ESRFHase, Professor TPUniversity of WarwickPhysics 3,567,628

Total Number of Grants: 133
Total Value of Grants: £225,089,110

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