The LCN and the UCL Department of Physics and Astronomy are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Solid-State Quantum Optics.
LCN seminar, Ramsay Theatre, Christopher Ingold Building
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Interview with Prof. Gabriel Aeppli and Dr Sandrine Heutz of the LCN.
TV Globo have recently recorded a news feature on nanotechnological developments in medical research at the LCN, for broadcast in South America. Note: the audio track is in Portuguese.
Professor Milo Shaffer will take over from Professor Neil Alford as Co-Director of the LCN. Milo Shaffer is currently Professor of Materials Chemistry with the Nanostructured Materials and Devices Research Section in the Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London. Milo has extensive experience of manipulation, functionalisation, and characterisation of inorganic nanomaterials and has studied a wide variety of composite systems, including both structural matrices and conducting polymers for device applications.
Prof. Richard Jackman has been interviewed by actor Gordon Kennedy as part of his BBC Radio 4 show 'Reasons to be Cheerful'. Gordon is fascinated by nanotechnology and he discovers how science fiction is becoming science fact at the London Centre for Nanotechnology with Professor Richard Jackman.
The programme was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on Saturday 24 July 2010 at 10.30am.
Sir Michael Pepper has been awarded a Gold Medal of the Institute of Physics for Business and Innovation
The citation reads:
For translating advances in semiconductor physics into the commercial arena, including key roles in founding Toshiba Research Europe, Cambridge Laboratory, and TeraView Ltd.
A team of researchers from the London Centre for Nanotechnology and the Thomas Young Centre have developed an iPhone application; a game called 'Waterfall'. It's available for free from iTunes or via: www.koolistov.net.
The game is described as follows: "The ice caps are melting, you have to rebuild them one water molecule at a time! Waterfall is a simple, fun, and highly addictive game that teaches you about ice and nanoscience."