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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
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
Advanced Nuclear MaterialsArmstrong, Dr DUniversity of OxfordMaterials 1,415,296
All-Optical Plasma Channels and Electron Injection with Spatio-temporal ControlHooker, Professor SUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,556,977
Beam-shaping for Laser-based Additive and Subtractive-manufacturing Techniques (BLAST)Mills, Dr BUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 861,709
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
Embedding FAIRness in Plasma ScienceHill, Dr PAUniversity of YorkPhysics 992,754
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment - Imperial College LondonJennings, Professor NImperial College LondonResearch Office 840,189
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment 2019McArthur, Professor SUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 200,000
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Fusion Energy Science and TechnologyWilson, Professor HUniversity of YorkPhysics 4,350,000
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in the Science and Technology of Fusion EnergyWilson, Professor HUniversity of YorkPhysics 3,796,182
EPSRC Core Capital University of YorkFulton, Professor BUniversity of YorkUniversity of York 648,245
Establishing a Centre for Plasma MicrobiologyWalsh, Professor JLUniversity of LiverpoolElectrical Engineering and Electronics 933,470
High Five: Resolution, Sensitivity, in operando Control, Ultra High Vacuum and Ion Sectioning in a Single InstrumentAguadero, Dr AImperial College LondonMaterials 1,802,539
Inertial Confinement Fusion - exploring the options for ignition.Chittenden, Professor JImperial College LondonPhysics 353,544
Investigating electron dynamics and radiation transport in solid-density plasmas using X-ray FELsVinko, Dr SMUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,032,659
Laboratory Simulation of Magnetized Plasma Turbulence in the Intergalactic MediumGregori, Professor GUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 807,599
M Squared - St Andrews Biophotonics NexusDholakia, Professor KUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 1,434,010
Multiscale turbulent dynamics of tokamak plasmasWilson, Professor HUniversity of YorkPhysics 4,349,473
Multi-User X-ray Diffraction (XRD) Core EquipmentMeenan, Professor BJUniversity of UlsterSchool of Engineering 100,000
MURI - MIRMarangos, Professor JImperial College LondonPhysics 3,487,285
Nanorad - Ultrafast, nano-scale material response to radiation and applications of ultrafast radiation sources.Dromey, Professor BQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 1,389,644
Nonlinear Optics and Dynamics of Relativistically Transparent PlasmasMcKenna, Professor PUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 1,142,303
Overseas Travel Grant - Research visit to Louvain Drug Research Institute at the Universite catholique de LouvainFlynn, Dr PBPQueen's University of BelfastSch of Pharmacy 20,223
Parametric Wave Coupling and Non-Linear Mixing in PlasmaRonald, Professor KUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 761,616
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 fusion: the hydro-kinetic regimeScott, Dr RSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)Central Laser Facility (CLF) 613,289
Plasma Physics HEC ConsortiumArber, Professor AUniversity of WarwickPhysics 227,262
PreCisE: A Precision laser scalpel for Cancer diagnostics and EradicationShephard, Professor JDHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 1,231,581
Quantum phenomena in high-intensity laser-matter interactionsIlderton, Dr AUniversity of PlymouthSch of Computing, Electronics & Maths 362,147
Queen's University Belfast Core Equipment Call 2019Price, Professor MQueen's University of BelfastThe Vice Chancellors Office 150,000
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
SAMI-2: two-dimensional Doppler imaging of tokamak plasmasVann, Professor RGUniversity of YorkPhysics 213,057
Semi-classical models for ultra-fast multi-electron phenomena in intense electro-magnetic laser fieldsEmmanouilidou, Professor AUCLPhysics and Astronomy 336,665
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 AUniversity of WarwickPhysics 125,995
TiPToP - TaIlored Pulse excitation for TailOred Plasma chemistriesWagenaars, Dr EUniversity of YorkPhysics 372,409
TiPToP - TaIlored Pulse excitation for TailOred Plasma chemistriesWalsh, Professor JLUniversity of LiverpoolElectrical Engineering and Electronics 499,302
Ultra-short and tuneable positron beams for high-resolution and volumetric inspection of materialsSarri, Dr GQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 199,984
Ultra-Stable High-Performance Single NanolasersWang, Professor TUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 432,870
Unravelling interfacial dynamics at the plasma-liquid boundaryHasan, Dr MUniversity of LiverpoolElectrical Engineering and Electronics 226,283
York: Transforming Research-Oriented Software EngineeringHasnip, Dr PJUniversity of YorkPhysics 810,261

Total Number of Grants: 42
Total Value of Grants: £41,185,599

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