Quantum Materials and Devices
The fundamental study of quantum mechanical effects in basic materials, photonics, and electronic devices underpins future paradigms such as quantum information processing, quantum cryptography, and future electronics.
The last century has been spent trying to understand the principles of quantum mechanics. The next century will be all about harnessing, controlling and using those principles for practical applications.
The fundamental study of quantum mechanical effects in basic materials, photonics, and electronic devices will underpin future paradigms such as quantum information processing, quantum cryptography, and future electronics.
Applying the principles of quantum mechanics and subjecting them to rigorous testing will continue to enhance our understanding of quantum materials and enable us to explore their potential uses, the limits of which are not yet known.
Our research explores the future potential of quantum materials and how their properties can be used. We aim for our work to be at the forefront of this exciting field and hope that it will have profound implications for the scientific community and our understanding of the universe.
Based within the excellent research facilities at the School of Physics and Astronomy, our staff are currently engaged in a number of ongoing research projects, as well as supporting the highly active postgraduate research activity in the School.
Meet the team
Our research makes a difference to people’s lives as we work across disciplines to tackle major challenges facing society, the economy and our environment.
Our research degrees give the opportunity to investigate a specific topic in depth among field-leading researchers.