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Physics Promotions

The department is pleased to confirm that the following staff have been awarded promotions as of 1 June 2020 (new position in brackets):

Animesh Datta (Reader)
Nick Hine (Reader)
James Lloyd-Hughes (Reader)
James McCormac (Senior Research Fellow)
Michael Pounds (Associate Professor)
Dimitri Veras (Associate Professor)

Congratulations to all.

Wed 19 Feb 2020, 14:21 | Tags: Feature News, announcements

Exploiting Total Internal Reflection Geometry for Terahertz Devices and Enhanced Sample Characterization

To promote potential applications of terahertz (THz) technology, more advanced functional THz devices with high performance are needed, including modulators, polarizers, lenses, wave retarders, and antireflection coatings. This work summarizes recent progress in THz components built on functional materials including graphene, vanadium dioxide, and metamaterials. The key message is that, while the choice of materials used in such devices is important, the geometry in which they are employed also has a significant effect on the performance achieved. In particular, devices operating in total internal reflection geometry are reviewed, and it is explained how this geometry is able to be exploited to achieve a variety of THz devices with broadband operation.

Tue 18 Feb 2020, 16:54 | Tags: Research

SquidLab – a user-friendly program for background subtraction and fitting of magnetization data

A team at the universities of Warwick and Cambridge have developed open-source software for analysing magnetic data and allowing more sensitive measurements.

Mon 17 Feb 2020, 09:50 | Tags: Research

Department of Physics Work Experience - 14-17 April

Warwick Physics has a small number of work experience placements available every year for students in Years 10-12.

For the 2019/20 academic year, these placements will take place between 14-17 April 2020.

Head to for more information, including how to apply.

Mon 10 Feb 2020, 15:37 | Tags: Feature News, Outreach, Public Engagement and Media

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