group, based in
the Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Positron (AMOP) Physics section of
the Department of Physics and Astronomy, UCL.
UCL Optical Tweezers Group, autumn 2013
(L-R) Chris F, Tom, Chris R,
A 3-year PhD studentship for the project
engineering of artificial lipid vesicles is available. The
project will start in September 2014 and will include a one year stay
in the Biological
Soft Matter Group at JAIST.
Joint Special Issue of Optics Express and JOSA B on Optical Cooling & Trapping announced. Submit papers by 05 Jan 15.
Chris F is at the SPIE OTOM XI conference 17-21 Aug 14, with a poster on Multi-scale manipulation of microbubbles employing simultaneous optical and acoustical trapping. Watch movies from his poster here and here.
Congratulations to Chris Fury for winning a poster prize at the Leeds Microbubble Symposium 2014
Tanya Monro (Adelaide University) is giving a seminar on New Direction in Photonics Down Under at City University, Mon 09 Jun
and Natural Sciences students available for 2014-15. Contact Phil Jones
for details. For examples of previous projects in the group see here
Helen Czerski will give the Physics Department colloquium on The Scaling of Reality: A Problem for both Bubble Physics and Science Media, Wed 14 May