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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Plasma and Lasers) in Theme (Physical Sciences)

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. The number and value of grants listed below reflects how the theme portfolio is described by this research area.

Please note: some research areas will appear under multiple themes. There is no unique, absolute, relationship between a research area and a theme.

Grant TitlePrincipal
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A multi-function XPS-UPS system with load-locked advanced sample preparation stagesMariotti, Professor DUniversity of UlsterNanotechnology and Adv Materials Inst 1,094,994
Advanced laser-ion acceleration strategies towards next generation healthcareBorghesi, Professor MQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 4,576,908
Advanced Nuclear MaterialsArmstrong, Dr DUniversity of OxfordMaterials 1,415,296
Armoured: Atomic R-matrix Method For Relativistic Dynamicsvan der Hart, Professor HQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 376,329
CCPQ: Quantum Dynamics in Atomic, Molecular and Optical PhysicsWorth, Professor GAUCLChemistry 89,023
Coherent Control and Manipulation of Natural and Un-Natural Parity Contributions to Electron Impact Ionization from Laser-Excited Atoms.Murray, Professor AJUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 454,037
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
Extended Gyrokinetic Modelling for Dynamic FlowsMcMillan, Dr BFUniversity of WarwickPhysics 328,689
Frontier Experiments in Dynamic Extreme Conditions: The Case for Light ElementsMcWilliams, Dr R SUniversity of EdinburghSch of Physics and Astronomy 101,214
Grand Challenge NetworkPlus in Emergence and Physics Far From Equilibrium 2016-19Galla, Dr TUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 245,063
High Five: Resolution, Sensitivity, in operando Control, Ultra High Vacuum and Ion Sectioning in a Single InstrumentAguadero, Dr AImperial College LondonMaterials 1,802,539
Hybrid PolaritonicsLagoudakis, Professor PUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Physics and Astronomy 5,123,946
Inertial Confinement Fusion - exploring the options for ignition.Chittenden, Professor JImperial College LondonDept of Physics 353,544
Inertial Confinement Fusion - exploring the options for ignition.Rose, Professor SUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 345,836
Investigating electron dynamics and radiation transport in solid-density plasmas using X-ray FELsVinko, Dr SMUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,032,659
Lab in a bubbleJaroszynski, Professor DUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 4,494,682
Laboratory Simulation of Magnetized Plasma Turbulence in the Intergalactic MediumGregori, Professor GUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 807,599
Laboratory studies of neutral and collimated electron-positron beamsSarri, Dr GQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 414,351
Laser-driven radiation beamlines at SCAPAMcKenna, Professor PUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 1,682,511
Laser-Plasma Interactions at the Intensity Frontier: the Transition to the QED-Plasma RegimeRidgers, Dr CPUniversity of YorkPhysics 358,341
Multiscale turbulent dynamics of tokamak plasmasWilson, Professor HUniversity of YorkPhysics 4,349,473
MURI - MIRMarangos, Professor JImperial College LondonDept of Physics 3,487,285
Nanorad - Ultrafast, nano-scale material response to radiation and applications of ultrafast radiation sources.Dromey, Dr 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
Parametric Wave Coupling and Non-Linear Mixing in PlasmaRonald, Dr KUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 761,616
Particle acceleration in magnetised shocks produced by laser and pulsed power facilitiesGregori, Professor GUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 566,044
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 fusionArber, Professor TUniversity of WarwickPhysics 107,841
Plasma kinetics, pre-heat, and the emergence of strong shocks in laser fusion: the hydro-kinetic regimeScott, Dr RHHSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)Central Laser Facility (CLF) 613,289
Plasma Synthetic Jet Actuators for the Control of Transonic Shock Wave Boundary Layer InteractionSun, Dr ZCity, University of LondonSch of Engineering and Mathematical Sci 100,958
Quantum phenomena in high-intensity laser-matter interactionsIlderton, Dr AUniversity of PlymouthSch of Computing, Electronics & Maths 362,147
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, Dr AUCLPhysics and Astronomy 336,665
Shining light on cold atmospheric plasmas and their interaction with liquidsRiley, Professor DQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 246,852
Shining light on cold atmospheric plasmas and their interaction with liquidsRitchie, Professor GADUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 449,702
Simulating the kinetic ion response to magnetic islands in tokamak plasmasWilson, Professor HUniversity of YorkPhysics 636,711
The DiPOLE Laser on the Helmholtz Beamline at XFELGrant, Professor PUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 145,457
The influence of magnetic geometry on the plasma edge region of future fusion reactorsLipschultz, Professor BUniversity of YorkPhysics 794,813
The influence of magnetic geometry on the plasma edge region of future fusion reactorsSharples, Professor RMDurham, University ofPhysics 525,706
The Plasma-CCP NetworkArber, Professor TUniversity of WarwickPhysics 125,995
Theoretical and numerical investigation of collective effects in extreme laser-plasma interactionCapdessus, Dr RJUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 268,876
TiPToP - TaIlored Pulse excitation for TailOred Plasma chemistriesWagenaars, Dr EUniversity of YorkPhysics 372,409
TiPToP - TaIlored Pulse excitation for TailOred Plasma chemistriesWalsh, Dr JLUniversity of LiverpoolElectrical Engineering and Electronics 499,302
Ultrafast laser-driven ion interactions in matter: Evolving dose distribution at the nanoscale and nonlinear responseDromey, Dr BQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 869,344
Ultra-Stable High-Performance NanolasersShore, Professor ABangor UniversitySch of Computer Science & Electronic Eng 389,956
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
XUV and X-ray Probing of Warm Dense MatterRiley, Professor DQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 614,488

Total Number of Grants: 51
Total Value of Grants: £47,440,608

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