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.
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‘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
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
Disordered Solids Give Off Strange Vibes
Physicists have explained some long-standing anomalies in the behaviour of sound waves in disordered materials.
11 Jan 2022
Blending Superconductivity and Magnetism to Create New Quantum Particles
Physicists have created a material in which superconductivity and magnetism interact, paving the way to a new type of quantum computer.
18 Mar 2021
Finding the Keys to the Kingdom
Mathematicians devise a novel attack on AES, one of the world's most important and commonly-used encryption algorithms.
3 Mar 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.
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