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ORC expert retires

Published: 13 July 2009

9 November 2007 - After 29 years at the University of Southampton, six of those as Deputy Director at the ORC, it is sadly time for Professor David Hanna to begin his retirement. At a special event dedicated to celebrating his successful career, David will present his 'farewell' Valedictory Talk today (Friday 9 November) at 3pm in the Turner Sims Concert Hall at the University of Southampton more...

5 November 2007 - The Optoelectronics Research Centre’s Optical Society of America Student Chapter has been awarded the ‘2007 Excellence Award’ from the Optical Society of America (OSA) again more...

2 November 2007 - A traditonal 'topping out' ceremony took place on Friday 2 November to mark a milestone for the new Mountbatten research complex, two years after ORC facilities were destroyed by a serious fire more...

22 October 2007 - The Engineering and Phyiscal Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is to fund a top-level collaboration programme in the field of nanophotonics between the ORC, the University of Bath and the National Taiwan University more...

5 September 2007 - Southampton Photonics Day 2007 stimulates interdisciplinary research across the University more...

30 July 2007 - Researchers from the ORC are working on a special type of filter that can be used in high bit-rate optical systems to remove noise introduced when signals are transmitted over long distances more...

25 July 2007 - Eight students attended the ORC’s Graduation Ceremony today (25 July) to receive conferral of their PhD degrees. A total of 16 PhD students have been awarded their PhDs by the ORC during this academic year (October 2006 – June 2007) more... 

25 July 2007 - The ORC’s Professor Rob Eason has been awarded a 2007 Vice-Chancellor’s Teaching Award in recognition of his dedication to innovation and quality in the field of learning and teaching more...

24 July 2007 - The ORC was chosen to host the first official Optical Society of America (OSA) International Network of Students (IONS) Conference last week (19-21 July). The ORC’s OSA Student Chapter welcomed students from seven different institutions across the world more...

19 July 2007 - Researchers at the ORC are developing an optical chemical sensor that can detect one molecule in 10 million more...

18 July 2007 - Researchers have for the first time demonstrated broad range tuning of the wavelength of light generated through nonlinear optical processes in silica fibres. This technique will allow access to new wavelengths which could be used in medical, industrial and sensing applications more...

4 July 2007 - The ORC is celebrating this week as two of its researchers have been awarded fellowships from the Royal Society and the Royal Academy of Engineering. Never before has the ORC received two fellowships from these organisations in one year more...

22 June 2007 - Boris Johnson MP, Shadow Minister for Higher Education, spent over an hour today (Friday 22 June) touring the construction of the new £55M Mountbatten Building. He was particularly impressed by the scale of the building and the potential of the future research to be carried out there more...

23 May 07 - David Payne has been elected as foreign member to one of the world's top science academies
The prestigious Russian Academy of Sciences has elected Professor David Payne as one of its foreign members. The Russian Academy of Sciences is among the oldest and most successful in Europe and elects only the most prominent foreign scientists more...

9 May 2007 - Dr Anna Peacock, a researcher from the Optoelectronics Research Centre, has received a five-year fellowship from the Royal Academy of Engineering, Britain’s leading national academy for engineering more....

3 May 2007 - The Optical Society of America Foundation (OSAF) has awarded the ORC's Optical Society of America Student Chapter an Educational Outreach Grant in support of their Lightwave Roadshow programme more...

20 April 07 - Dr Claudio Oton, a Research Fellow from the ORC, has received a post-doctoral intra-European fellowship from the Marie Curie Foundation. These prestigious fellowships aim to widen researchers' career prospects and promote excellence and innovation in European research more...

2 April 07 - The ORC's Professor Nikolay Zheludev has recently had a paper dedicated to the 100-year history of the LED published in Nature Photonics more...

2 April 07 - Around 70 of the ORC's alumni met up to share stories and catch up with old friends at the ORC's annual reunion more...

23 March 07 - On the 22 March 07 the ORC held its third Industrial Showcase Day. This special event showcased the ORC's cutting-edge research and highlighted the benefits of successful partnerships between academia and business more...

12 March 07 - The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world’s largest professional association for the advancement of technology, has named Professor David Payne of the ORC as the recipient of its prestigious 2007 Photonics Award more...

6 March 07 - Two papers have recently been published by "Nature Photonics" and "Nature" by reporters who attended the NANOMETA-2007 conference. Professor Nikolay Zheludev from the Optoelectronics Research Centre co-chaired and helped organise NANOMETA-2007 which was held in Seefeld, Austria earlier this year more...

5 March 07 - The University of Southampton Science Park has appointed Peter Birkett as its Chief Executive with effect from 2 April 2007 more...

22 Feb 07 - University of Southampton spin-out company, Stratophase Ltd. have released a new family of wavelength-selectable infrared lasers targeted to fill the market gap in low-cost test and alignment systems more...

14 Feb 07 - Professor Peter Kazansky has been elected a Fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA). This Fellowship is recognition of Peter’s many outstanding and imaginative contributions in the fields of light and electric-field-induced phenomena in optical materials more...

12 Feb 07 - Click here to see the latest images of the new clean room complex being built for the Optoelectronics Research Centre and the School of Electronics and Computer Science. These impressive images reveal a futuristic design that will create a new landmark for the University.

12 Feb 07 - A pioneering optical fibre has recently been developed and patented by researchers from the ORC. The 'Flat fibre' is the latest ground-breaking technology which adds to a unique set of photonic devices and optical fibres which form the backbone of today's information technology revolution more...

5 Feb 07 - A pioneering technique which for the first time allows simultaneous detection of both the spectral and spatial variation of an X-ray beam has been developed by researchers at the University of Southampton more...

1 Feb 07 - The reconstruction of our new Mountbatten Building is happening very quickly. The foundation piling has now been completed and work has started on the foundations and the ground floor more...

19 Jan 07 - The ORC is one of the recipients of the first UK-India Education and Research Initiative Major Awards announced yesterday (18 January) by Chancellor Gordon Brown during his tour of India more...

9 Jan 07 - The Mountbatten project is into its construction stage. The foundation piling should be completed in early February and construction of the concrete frame will commence at the beginning of March more...

8 Jan 07 - ORC researchers have produced the first extrusions from their new high performance glass extrusion machine more...

5 Jan 07 - The Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD) group will receive a new vacuum chamber next week. The chamber has been specifically designed to take advantage of a laser trio system more...

A new interdisciplinary fabrication facility at the University of Southampton will enable world-leading research teams from the ORC and ECS to carry out research on some of the most exciting areas of new technology more...

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