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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
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
Advanced shielding materials to enable compact fusion reactorsHumphry-Baker, Dr SAImperial College LondonMaterials 1,115,686
All-Optical Plasma Channels and Electron Injection with Spatio-temporal ControlHooker, Professor SUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,556,977
Automated multi-dimensional mapping of dynamic laser-liquid interactionsPalmer, Dr CAJQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 150,053
Building new collaborations to develop highly radiation resistant materials for fusion powerHofmann, Dr FUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 41,043
Capture gamma-ray Assessment in Nuclear Energy (C-GANE)Joyce, Professor MJLancaster UniversityEngineering 1,685,486
Diode-Pumped Solid-State Frequency Combs for Classical and Quantum ApplicationsReid, Professor DHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 740,164
Embedding FAIRness in Plasma ScienceHill, Dr PAUniversity of YorkPhysics 992,754
EPOC++ a future-proofed kinetic simulation code for plasma physics at exascaleArber, Professor TUniversity of WarwickPhysics 504,511
EPOC++ a future-proofed kinetic simulation code for plasma physics at exascaleWright, Dr SAUniversity of YorkComputer Science 228,071
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Fusion Energy Science and TechnologyVann, Professor RGUniversity of YorkPhysics 4,581,213
Fresh perspectives for QED in intense backgrounds: first quantised techniques in strong field QEDEdwards, Dr J PUniversity of PlymouthSch of Eng, Comp and Math (SECaM) 239,421
Fresh perspectives for QED in intense backgrounds: first quantised techniques in strong field QEDIlderton, Dr AUniversity of EdinburghSch of Physics and Astronomy 249,874
Inertial Fusion Energy: Optimising High Energy Density Physics in Complex GeometriesBland, Dr SNImperial College LondonPhysics 6,141,929
Multiscale multidimensional integrated imaging for precision laser processing (M2I2)Booth, Professor MUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 863,618
Multiscale turbulent dynamics of tokamak plasmasVann, Professor RGUniversity of YorkPhysics 4,349,473
Novel Polymers of Intrinsic Microporosity for use as photonic materialsMcKeown, Professor NUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 355,840
Novel Polymers of Intrinsic Microporosity for use as photonic materialsSamuel, Professor IUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 430,748
Novel Polymers of Intrinsic Microporosity for Use as Photonic MaterialsCooke, Professor GUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 356,122
Plasma Physics HEC ConsortiaDickinson, Dr DUniversity of YorkPhysics 284,555
PreCisE: A Precision laser scalpel for Cancer diagnostics and EradicationShephard, Professor JDHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 1,231,581
Process design of new reduced activation ferrite martensite (RAFM) steels for nuclear fusion reactorsGong, Dr PNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 480,738
Queen's University Belfast Core Equipment Call 2022Johnson, Professor CQueen's University of BelfastThe Vice Chancellors Office 871,595
Room Temperature Continuous-Wave Inorganic MaserBreeze, Dr JDUCLPhysics and Astronomy 257,411
Slow Neutral Antimatter Atoms in Excited States for Inertial-type Precision Measurements (SNAP)Welsch, Professor CPUniversity of LiverpoolPhysics 869,447
Support for photoionisation experiments at the OMEGA EP high-power laser facilityKeenan, Professor FPQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 35,532
The new intensity frontier: exploring quantum electrodynamic plasmasMcKenna, Professor PUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 430,374
The new intensity frontier: exploring quantum electrodynamic plasmasMangles, Dr SPDImperial College LondonPhysics 506,289
The new intensity frontier: exploring quantum electrodynamic plasmasRidgers, Professor CPUniversity of YorkPhysics 433,628
The new intensity frontier: exploring quantum electrodynamic plasmasSarri, Professor GQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 375,452
Towards a New Quantum Frontier in High Energy Density ScienceVinko, Dr SMUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,168,472
Towards LED-pumped Masers: a new class of room-temperature masersSathian, Dr JNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 398,153
Turbulence and transport in the presence of electromagnetic fluctuations and supra-thermal particles in tokamaks.Ruiz Ruiz, Dr JUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 365,472
Ultrafast Nanodosimetry - the role of the nanoscale in radiation interactions in matter.Dromey, Professor BQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 1,101,302
Ultrafast Single-photon detection for Quantum Applications (USQA)Buller, Professor GHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 1,353,048
York: Transforming Research-Oriented Software EngineeringHasnip, Dr PJUniversity of YorkPhysics 810,261

Total Number of Grants: 35
Total Value of Grants: £35,556,295

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