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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 (£)
All-Optical Plasma Channels and Electron Injection with Spatio-temporal ControlHooker, Professor SUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,556,977
Diode-Pumped Solid-State Frequency Combs for Classical and Quantum ApplicationsReid, Professor DHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 740,164
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
Multiscale turbulent dynamics of tokamak plasmasVann, Professor RGUniversity of YorkPhysics 4,349,473
Novel Polymers of Intrinsic Microporosity for Use as Photonic MaterialsCooke, Professor GUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 356,122
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
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
Spontaneous spin-polarisation of plasmas and their emission of highly polarised gamma-ray pulses in strong electromagnetic fieldsRidgers, Professor CPUniversity of YorkPhysics 477,327
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 plasmasMangles, Dr SPDImperial College LondonPhysics 506,289
The new intensity frontier: exploring quantum electrodynamic plasmasSarri, Professor GQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 375,452
The new intensity frontier: exploring quantum electrodynamic plasmasMcKenna, Professor PUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 430,374
The new intensity frontier: exploring quantum electrodynamic plasmasRidgers, Professor CPUniversity of YorkPhysics 433,628
Towards a New Quantum Frontier in High Energy Density ScienceVinko, Dr SMUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,168,472
Towards compact and efficient nuclear reactorsCoombs, Professor TAUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 1,234,175
Towards LED-pumped Masers: a new class of room-temperature masersSathian, Dr JNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 398,153
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

Total Number of Grants: 20
Total Value of Grants: £15,566,183

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