The School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences is home to internationally-renowned research groups pursuing cutting-edge research in a diverse range of topics in the mathematical sciences, physics, and related disciplines.
Please visit the College of Science blog for more stories about research breakthroughs from our School, and the other Schools in NTU's College of Science.
Putting a New Spin on Digital Bits
Physicists at NTU SPMS have shown how information can be encoded robustly in perovskite nanocrystals, as a potential replacement for electronic memory.
11 July 2023
‘Donut Transitions’ Give a New Way For Atoms to Radiate
A new kind of quantum jump in atoms, called a toroidal transition, can lead to unexpected forms of light emission.
5 Jan 2023
A New Topological Material: the 3D Chern Insulator
Researchers have realized a long-elusive phase of matter, the 3D Chern insulator, using a photonic metamaterial.
29 Sep 2022
Nanostructured Perovskites Add a Twist to Light
Using nanostructured perovskite materials, scientists have created optical devices with greatly enhanced ability to absorb or emit chiral light.
24 Jun 2022
Mixing Light and Matter in 2D Materials
Using a two-dimensional material, physicists can generate and control exciton polaritons, particles composed of light and matter, without cryogenic cooling.
20 Apr 2022
Looking For Relationships (in a Big Data Stream)
Assistant Professor Li Yi has devised a new algorithm for calculating correlations in extremely large data sets.
15 Oct 2021
Centre for Disruptive Photonic Technologies
A research centre specialising in fundamental and applied investigations of photonics, the science of light.
Centre for Emergent Quantum Materials
A centre dedicated to exploring novel quantum materials and devices with unconventional quantum properties.
Safety is an integral part of life and work at the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. All faculty, students, and staff are required to be familiar with our established safety procedures and requirements.Learn more