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Winton Cambridge-Berkeley Exchange Awards

Berkeley Exchange Programme 

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New Winton Advanced Research Fellows

 

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World's smallest magnifying glass

University website, 10 November 2016 
Science (2016)

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Nano 'hall of mirrors' cause molecule to mix with light

University website, 13 June 2016 
Nature (2016)

Maxwell Centre

Maxwell Centre opened by David Harding

University website, 7 April 2016 
Transforming science to everyday technology, Cambridge TV
Watch the Maxwell opening speeches


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Solar cell material can recycle light to boost efficiency

University website, 24 March 2016 
Science (2016)


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Programming light-harvesting efficiency using DNA origami

Nano Letters, 23 February 2016


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Carbon reduction technologies discussed at World Economic Forum

Presentation from Richard Friend
Presentation from Suchitra Sebastian


Photobioreactor

Otti Croze awarded Royal Society Research Grant

Image of photobioreactor from Variconaqua solutions


David MacKay

David MacKay knighted in New Year's Honours 2016

Cambridge academics recognised in New Year’s Honours


Richard Friend 2015

Richard Friend awarded Von Hippel Award

MRS 2015 Von Hippel Award, 2 December 2015
MRS Von Hippel Award winner Richard Friend interview


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Suchitra Sebastian awarded Leverhulme Prize 

University website, 6 November 2015


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Entanglement at heart of next-generations solar cells 

University website, 26 October 2015
Nature Communication (2015)


CiW Booklet

Cavendish Inspiring Women 

What is so exciting about physics?


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Prospect of Improving Performance of Novel Solar Cells

Advanced Science (2015)


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Scientist move closer to "two for one deal" on solar cell efficiency

University website, 16 March 2015
Nature Physics (2015)


Falling Walls

Suchitra Sebastian talks at Falling Walls Conference

Link to Video "Breaking the Wall of Energy Loss"


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DNA Origami - Folding on the Smallest Scale

DNA Origami Video


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Shell Future Energy Challenge Poster Winner

Energy @ Cambridge , 22 October 2014


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Maxwell Centre groundbreaking celebration

University website, 3 November 2014


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Hybrid materials could smash the solar efficiency ceiling

University website, 9 October 2014
Nature Materials (2014)


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Simulation method identifies materials for better batteries

University website, 15 September 2014
Physical Review B (2014)


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Watching Molecules 'dance' in real time

University website, 12 August 2014
Scientific Reports (2014)


Suchitra Sebastian Soapbox Science Event

Soapbox Science explained by top female scientists

Guardian news, 27 June 2014


Superconducting Copper Oxide

Superconducting secrets solved after 30 years

University website, 15 June 2014
Nature (2014)


Nick Paul Chem Soc Review

Review of Bio-Inspired materials for artificial photosynthesis

Chemical Society Review, 26 March 2014

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Revolutionary solar cells double as lasers

University website, 28 March 2014
The Engineer, 31 March 2014

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Jan Mertens wins SET for Britain award at event hosted in Parliament 

IOP news, 18 March 2014
Poster "Graphene controls Colour of Plasmonic Nanoantennas"

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Incorporation of non-stoichiometry crucial to battery and fusion reactor breeder materials

ACS journal Chemistry of Materials - http://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/cm4038473

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Resolving the mystery of what happens inside batteries

University website, 3 February 2014 Featured in Phys.org, 4 February 2014
Nat. Comm. 5, 3217 (2014)

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Biologically Inspired Photocell

Phys.org Synopsis, 18 December 2013 Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 253601 (2013)

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Plasmonic Dimers Controlled with Sub-nanometer Graphene Spacer

Featured in Nanowerk, 22 October 2013
Nano Lett., 2013, 13 (11), pp 5033–5038

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Quantum waves at the heart of organic solar cells

University website, 12 December 2013
Science, Vol. 343 no. 6170 pp. 512-516

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Jugaad Innovation: A Frugal, Flexible and Inclusive Way to Grow

Jugaad Innovation website
Tea time discussion presentation, 2 December 2013

Winton Annual Report 2015