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Piling begins

Published: 13 July 2009

19 Dec 06 - The demolition is now over and the concrete peckers have left the site. Piles are now being installed in the ground using a contiguous flight auger more...

12 Dec 06 - Rafiq Adikan, a PhD student from the ORC, has received the Section Prize for the best Engineering research at the Reception for Early-Stage Researchers at the House of Commons more...

5 Dec 06 - The Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) International Review Panel visited the University of Southampton to see some of the work being done by the Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) and the School of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) more...

Pulsed Laser Deposition of Thin Films: Applications-Led Growth of Functional Materials (Hardcover) by Professor Rob Eason is available to order now. This text summarizes the wide range of different pulsed laser deposition applications areas that are either current or newly emerging. A must-have resource for scientists, technologists and development engineers who have a need to grow and pattern, to apply and use thin film materials.

9 Nov 06 - Southampton City Planners have given the go-ahead for a new state-of-the-art facility to rehouse the ORC facilities that were destroyed by fire last year more... 

2 Nov 06 - Researchers at the University of Southampton have demonstrated a new type of artificial material that transmits light differently in opposite directions. The research group will continue this research at the ORC more...

2 Nov 06 - A team of researchers at the University of Southampton have demonstrated that the impact of electrons on gold surface can create an intense source of plasmons. The group, led by Professor N. Zheludev, now continues the development of a new type of nanoscale "plasmon torch" within the ORC more...

1 Nov 06 - The ORC is pleased to announce the arrival of our new Deputy Director - Professor Nikolay Zheludev and his research group more...

30 Oct 06 - On the first anniversary of the fire that destroyed ORC labs, demolition of the last section of the damaged Mountbatten complex began to prepare the site for construction more...

19 Oct 06 - Professor Rob Eason has been appointed as the new ORC Deputy Head of School for Education more...

26 Sept 06 - The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Bill Wakeham, presented a special award to John Tucknott and Harvey Rutt who have gone above and beyond their duties, displaying commitment and resilience following the challenging times after the Mountbatten fire more...

A major new textbook  “Handbook of Optoelectronics” has just been published by Taylor and Francis. This 2-volume comprehensive reference book is edited by Prof John Dakin of the ORC, with Prof Robert Brown of  Nottingham University, and has chapters by many leading international specialists in the field. Six members of Southampton University staff, Neil Broderick, John Dakin, Tom Markvart, Tanya Monro (since left ORC) and Neil Ross have written or co-written book chapters, showing the highly active part the university plays in this area. More information at: www.crcpress.co.uk/shopping_cart/products/product_detail.asp

16 March '06 - A joint team from the ORC and Penn State University have made semiconductor devices, including a transistor, inside microstructured optical fibres. The resulting ability to generate and manipulate signals inside optical fibres will have a far-reaching impact more»

2 March '06 - A team from the University of Southampton has made the world's first air-clad optical fibres with a square structure. These fibres provide a flexible and low cost way of creating a square beam of laser light for manufacturing applications more...

2 Feb '06 - Around 100 staff from the ORC are now installed in the new temporary building (Building 47), next door to the ORC’s headquarters in the Physics Building more...

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