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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
2020 Core Equipment for UCLPrice, Professor DUCLOffice of Vice Provost Research 1,898,076
3D Nanophotonics in Artificially Structured Chalcogenide MaterialsHO, Dr YDNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 379,763
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 Facility for Cryo-Enabled Multi-microscopy for Nanoscale Analysis in the Engineering and Physical Sciences (Cryo-EPS)Giuliani, Dr FImperial College LondonMaterials 10,294,044
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
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)Feresidis, Dr AUniversity of BirminghamElectronic, Electrical and Computer Eng 534,704
Anisotropic Microwave/Terahertz Metamaterials for Satellite Applications (ANISAT)Whittow, Professor WGLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 530,485
Atom-based Quantum PhotonicsHughes, Professor IGDurham, University ofPhysics 1,276,337
Autonomous Mobile Robot ChemistsCooper, Professor AUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 690,497
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 assemblyTurberfield, Professor AJUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 195,116
Coordination polymer approach to DNA functionalisation and assemblyHoulton, Professor ANewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 444,963
Core Capital 2020Hartley, Professor SUniversity of SheffieldResearch Finance 967,240
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
Disorder enhanced on-chip spectrometers.Schulz, Dr S AUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 455,977
Electronic-Photonic Convergence: A Platform GrantReed, Professor GTUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 1,477,730
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment 2020/21Hedges, Dr P AUniversity of CambridgeVice-Chancellor's Office 1,680,207
EPSRC Capital Core Equipment Award 2020McArthur, Professor SUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 609,322
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Computational Methods for Materials ScienceElliott, Professor JAUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 4,544,989
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Condensed Matter PhysicsHayden, Professor SUniversity of BristolPhysics 4,359,085
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Electromagnetic MetamaterialsHibbins, Professor APUniversity of ExeterPhysics and Astronomy 5,053,095
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Functional Materials: The BCFNSeddon, Dr AMUniversity of BristolPhysics 4,647,092
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 4,234,901
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable and Functional NanoBaumberg, Professor JJUniversity of CambridgePhysics 4,626,285
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Theory and Simulation of MaterialsMostofi, Professor AImperial College LondonPhysics 4,411,439
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Topological DesignDennis, Professor MRUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Physics and Astronomy 5,679,102
EPSRC Core Equipment at Southampton 2020Spearing, Professor SMUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Engineering 704,500
EPSRC Core Equipment Award 2020van der Hoek, Professor WUniversity of LiverpoolFaculty of Science and Engineering 594,430
EPSRC Core Equipment Award 2020 - University of OxfordGrant, Professor PUniversity of OxfordMathematical, Physical&Life Sciences Div 1,667,855
EPSRC Core Equipment Award 2020: University of WarwickThomas, Professor PAUniversity of WarwickVice Chancellors Office 875,000
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
Exciting Voigt surface wavesMackay, Dr TUniversity of EdinburghSch of Mathematics 202,263
Exeter Biomaterials Optical Characterisation Suite - EBOCGow, Professor NUniversity of ExeterBiosciences 632,086
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
FUNCTION THROUGH CHIRALITY IN ORGANIC ELECTRONIC MATERIALS AND DEVICESFuchter, Professor 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
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
High-specification nanofabrication equipment: enabling increased capability and capacity for electronics, spintronics, photonics, and bioelectronics.Linfield, Professor EHUniversity of LeedsElectronic and Electrical Engineering 2,587,981
High-Throughput Diagnostics with Chiral Plasmonic AssaysKarimullah, Dr ASUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 621,323
KB mirror project for XMaSHase, Professor TPUniversity of WarwickPhysics 468,000
Laser refrigeration on the nanoscale: From nanocryostats to quantum optomechanicsBarker, Professor PFUCLPhysics and Astronomy 729,667
Laser refrigeration on the nanoscale: From nanocryostats to quantum optomechanicsThomson, Professor RRHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 335,592
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
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
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
Multidisciplinary Underpinning Instrumentation investmentTurner, Dr T SUniversity of HuddersfieldResearch and Enterprise 394,000
Multi-Scale Framework for Quantum Mechanical Simulations of Organic ElectronicsRatcliff, Dr LEImperial College LondonMaterials 849,159
Nanoscale Advanced Materials EngineeringCurry, Professor RJUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 7,671,801
Nanoscale photophysics at defects and interfaces in organic semiconductorsCollins, Dr SMUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 413,360
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 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
Organic Rare-Earth Single Photon Sources for Quantum Information TechnologyGillin, Professor WPQueen Mary University of LondonPhysics 199,901
Perovskite PhotonicsHealy, Professor NNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 502,113
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
PreCisE: A Precision laser scalpel for Cancer diagnostics and EradicationShephard, Professor JDHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 1,231,581
Quantum and Many Body Physics Enabled by Advanced Semiconductor NanotechnologySkolnick, Professor MUniversity of SheffieldPhysics and Astronomy 6,146,505
Quantum Bio-inspired Energy harvesting (QuBE)Gauger, Dr EMHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 358,171
Quantum Magnetometry FacilityBonato, Dr CHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 2,004,472
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
Roll-2-Roll (R2R) manufacture of multilayer planar opticsHolmes, Dr CUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 252,634
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 lasers on a graphSapienza, Professor 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
Single-atom quantum phenomena in nanoscale semiconductor devicesChekhovich, Dr EAUniversity of SheffieldPhysics and Astronomy 200,848
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 47,077,552
Space-time meta-surfaces for light wavesSapienza, Professor RImperial College LondonPhysics 201,994
Stiction-Free and Tuneable Nano-Electro-Mechanical Systems Incorporating Liquid CrystalsFedotov, Dr VAUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 783,222
Strained germanium photonic crystal membranes for scalable and efficient silicon-based photonic devicesSweeney, Professor SJUniversity of SurreyATI Physics 202,399
Supporting World-Class Labs at the University of ManchesterFlavell, Professor WRUniversity of Manchester, TheThe Research Office 1,270,234
Surrey Multi-User Transmission Electron Microscope with X-ray Analysis and TomographySampson, Professor DDUniversity of SurreyVice Provost (Research & Innovation) 662,000
Swansea University Core Equipment Award 2020: An Advanced Electro-Physical Surface Analysis SuiteGriffiths, Professor HRSwansea UniversityCollege of Science 649,790
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 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 Royce: Capitalising on the investmentWithers, 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
UK Metamaterials NetworkHibbins, Professor APUniversity of ExeterPhysics and Astronomy 877,428
UK National Ion Beam Centre Core Equipment 20/21Webb, Professor RPUniversity of SurreyATI Electronics 425,000
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
Underpinning Equipment Enhancing Semiconductor Characterisation Capabilities in the EPSRC National Epitaxy FacilityHeffernan, Professor JUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 381,158
Understanding and engineering dissipation in nanoscale quantum devicesLovett, Dr BWUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 423,082
Understanding and engineering dissipation in nanoscale quantum devicesGauger, Dr EMHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 326,619
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: 124
Total Value of Grants: £247,085,031

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