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Members

Dr Phil Jones

Chris Fury

Chris Richards

Tom Smart

Xiang Han

Nick Tidy

Stefan Siwiak-Jaszek



Collaborators

Onofrio Marago; NanoSoft Lab, IPCF-CNR, Messina, Sicily

Eleanor Stride; Biomedical Ultrasonics & Biotherapy Lab, Oxford University

Martin Christlieb; Gray Cancer Institute & Oxford University

Ferruccio Renzoni; Department of Physics & Astronomy, UCL

NOIs Collaboration; UC Cork, TU Wien, U Innsbruck & Institute of Spectroscopy, Moscow

UCL Ultra-High Resolution Microscopy Collaboration; Jonathan Ashmore, Angus Bain & Guy Moss

Gianluca Memoli; National Physical Laboratory

Jixiong Pu; Huaqiao University

An experimental research group, based in the Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Positron (AMOP) Physics section of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, UCL.

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The UCL Optical Tweezers Group, autumn 2013
(L-R) Chris F, Tom, Chris R, Alessandro

PhD Positions in Biological Physics

The Biological Physics Group will have PhD positions available to start in September 2015.  See the group website for possible research topics.

Optics Express & JOSA B Joint Special Issue

The OSA Technical Group on Optical Cooling & Trapping is organising a joint Special Issue of the journals Optics Express and JOSA B on this theme.  Submit papers by 05 Jan 15.



London Super-Resolution Group meeting, Fri 17 Oct. Talks by Shukry Habib (KCL), Ashley Cadby (Sheffield), Dylan Owen (KCL) & Justin Molloy (NIMR)

The Biological Physics Group will have PhD positions available to start in September 2015.  See the group website for possible research topics.

SPIE conference proceedings from OTOM XI on Multiscale manipulation of microbubbles employing simultaneous optical and acoustical trapping now published

CoMPLEX MRes / MSc Nanotechnology lecture on Optical Tweezers, Tue 07 Oct 14, 2pm

Stefan Siwiak-Jaszek has joined the group for his MSci project

Nick Tidy has joined the group for a PhD to work on optical tweezing of artificial vesicles with our collaborators at JAIST

Image Quantification (IQ) Club talk by Dylan Owen (KCL) on Analysing protein localisation and dynamics in immune cells at super-resolution, Wed 10 Sep, 4pm

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

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