Anatoly Zayats

Professor Anatoly Zayats

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Professor Anatoly Zayats is the head of the Photonics & Nanotechnology Group at King's College London.  He awarded his PhD from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and before joining King’s College London in 2010 he was the Chair in Physics at Queen’s University Belfast.  He became the King's co-Director of the LCN when it joined the collaboration in 2018.

His research interests are in areas of nanophotonics, plasmonics and metamaterials, optical spin-orbit effects and topological photonics, nonlinear optics, nonlinear and ultrafast optics and spectroscopy, photo-active nanomaterials, scanning probe microscopy and optical properties of surfaces, thin films, semiconductors and low-dimensional structures.

He is a holder of the Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award, the Humboldt Research Prize (Germany), a Fellow of the Institute of Physics, the Optical Society of America, SPIE, the Royal Society of Chemistry,

Zayats is the Principal Investigator on the EPSRC Programme Grant CPLAS.

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