News Archive


News item for May 2016.
May 2016. New publication! Our research on band gap bowing in NixMg1-xO Scientific Reports.
News item for May 2016.
May 2016. New publications! Our research on valence band offsets of ScxGa1-xN/AlN and ScxGa1-xN/GaN heterojunctions is available in Journal of Physics D, along with new composition measurements of our ScxGa1-xN films available in Semiconductor Science and Technology.
News item for May 2016.
May 2016. A pre-print of our research on the polymorphs of MgSiN2 is available on ArXiV.
News item for April 2016.
April 2016. New publication! Our research La-doped BaSnO3 is available in Appl. Phys. Lett.
News item for March 2016.
March 2016. New publication! A follow-up to our previous work on dislocation cores in InGaN is available in J. Appl. Phys.
News item for December 2015.
December 2015. New publication! Our research on dislocations in Si-doped GaN is available in Appl. Phys. Lett.
News item for October 2015.
October 2015. New publication! Our research on the best ways of evaluating elastic constants of insulators and semiconductors has been published in J. Chem. Phys.
News item for October 2015.
October 2015. A big welcome to the two new PhD students joining the group this month, Árann McMahon and Simona Pace!
News item for September 2015.
September 2015. Matt presented at Bitesized Science: Big Ideas, the inaugural Lindemann Lectures at Dartmouth House.
News item for August 2015.
August 2015. Conferences! Jason and Matt presented some of the group's latest work at this year's International Conference on Nitride Semiconductors in Beijing, China, while Matt also presented our work at Psi-k's flagship conference in Donostia/San Sebastián, Spain.
News item for August 2015.
August 2015. Matt is talking about one of the group's newer projects at Dr Ricardo Grau-Crespo's symposium on "Theory and experiment in mixed carbon/boron nitride nanostructures" at the University of Reading. See the full programme here.
News item for June 2015.
June 2015. Shelly is talking about 'The secret life of crystals' as part of the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2015 on the 3rd July.
News item for June 2015.
June 2015. Upcoming conferences! Sneha will be presenting at the International Conference on Defects in Semiconductors in July. Kevin will be speaking at ICMAT on 1st July (4.45pm, Room 309) with a talk titled "Multi-Scale Investigation of the Interfaces Between BN and III-Nitrides Using Spectroscopic Ellipsometry and Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy."
News item for May 2015.
May 2015. Shelly is speaking at the 'Next Big Thing' panel at the Hay Festival on the 29th May.
News item for April 2015.
April 2015. Our paper on the band gaps of wurtzite ScxGa1-xN alloys has been published in Applied Physics Letters.
News item for March 2015.
March 2015. Upcoming conferences! Matt will be at the MRS Spring Meeting giving a talk in session FF1.06, Rich will be attending the UV Research Frontiers Conference in May.
News item for March 2015.
March 2015. Many congratulations to our group members. Sneha passed her viva this month and has also recently received a BFWG Mary Kearsley Scholarship. Matt received his PhD and has been awarded the McLean Medal, an annual award to the postgraduate student with the best accepted or published journal paper. Chris has been awarded a JSPS fellowship for 6 months to work with Prof. Toshio Kamiya at Tokyo Institute of Technology. Jason is joining the Imperial-KAIST Global Fellows Programme to do work in KAIST from July.
News item for March 2015.
March 2015. Read about some of our recent research on the Imperial news website: Paving the way to more efficient LEDs.
News item for January 2015.
January 2015. Our paper on the segregation of In to dislocations in InGaN has been published in Nano Letters.
News item for September 2014.
September 2014. Our paper on the band gap and electronic structure of MgSiN2 has been published in Applied Physics Letters.
News item for August 2014.
August 2014. Join us at IWN 2014! Leo, Sneha, Matt, Kevin, Ben and Shelly will be there in sessions TuBP15, TuBP18, WeBP33, WeBP54 and ThGO6.
News item for August 2014.
August 2014. Our study on the structure and electronic properties of a new dissociated dislocation core structure in GaN has been published in the Journal of Applied Physics.
News item for March 2014.
March 2014. Two of our papers on ScGaN and ScAlN have been published in Applied Physics Letters and the Journal of Materials Chemistry A.
News item for October 2013.
October 2013. Ben Quirk, Christian Niedermeier and Izzati Nadzri have joined the group as PhD students working on wide band gap functional materials, while Tony Wang joins us as a MSc/PhD student and Kevin Kahn joins us on a joint NUS-Imperial PhD scholarship in collaboration with Prof. Andrivo Rusydi at the National University of Singapore. Welcome everyone!
August 2013. Dr Moram selected as one of 35 to watch under 35 in this month's Materials World.
July 2013. Our recent work on dopant segregation to dislocation cores in GaN is published in Physical Review Letters
January 2013. Richard Simons joins the group as a PhD student. Richard is working on the development of better water treatment technology using ultraviolet light emitting diodes.
November 2012. Our new multi-chamber nitride, oxynitride and oxide electron beam epitaxy system has been funded by the EPSRC!
October 2012. Dr Moram has been awarded this year's Leverhulme Research Leadership Award, which will support work on Material Solutions for a Developing World
October 2012. Leo Tsui joins the group as a PhD student. Leo will be working on the project New ScAlGaN materials for high-efficiency energy harvesting devices

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