Sustainable Energy Grant to create "smart grid" 10 February 2021 A U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) award is empowering the Centre for Device Thermography and Reliability (CDTR) at the University of Bristol to create a resilient and sustainable electricity grid with the use of next-generation ultra-wide bandgap materials and devices.
- Assessing coral health using Hyperspectral Reflectance and Fluorescence - Interview with Jonathan Teague 21 April 2021 Jonathan is a Physics Ph.D. student at the University of Bristol and focuses on an alternative method to assessing coral health using Hyperspectral Reflectance and Fluorescence Imaging. Read more about his work below.
- Bundling unique European expertise for spaceborne devices 24 March 2021 Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, SweGaN AB, and the University of Bristol are partnering in the European Space Agency funded Kassiopeia project. The teams join forces to develop high-performance Ka-band GaN MMICs (monolithic microwave integrated circuits). Applications for these devices include beam steering antennas for satellite communications and radar applications.
- Professor Tom Scott appointed RAEng Research Chair in Fusion Energy 24 March 2021 Professor Tom Scott has been appointed as Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in Advancing the Fusion Energy Fuel Cycle.
- Panel Talk for The Climate Day of Action 2021 1 March 2021 As part of the University of Bristol's activities for the Climate Day of Action on Friday 26th Feb 2021, the School of Physics held a panel discussion on Physics and Climate.
- Sustainable Energy Grant to create "smart grid" 10 February 2021 A U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) award is empowering the Centre for Device Thermography and Reliability (CDTR) at the University of Bristol to create a resilient and sustainable electricity grid with the use of next-generation ultra-wide bandgap materials and devices.
- Investigating "lava-like" nuclear fuel to support decommissioning of Chernobyl 29 January 2021 A new paper, released online this week and to be published in Materials and Design, discusses an investigation of the microstructure and mechanical behaviour of simulant “lava-like” fuel that contained materials from Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant reactor unit 4.
- New research develops stress corrosion cracking measurement techniques 18 January 2021 A new paper, published today in Nature NPJ Materials Degradation, discusses the use of in -situ High Speed Atom Force Microscopy (HS-AFM) observations in combination with complementary techniques to measure in situ stress corrosion cracking.
- Strange metal behaviour in high temperature superconductors 18 January 2021 A new paper, published today in Nature Physics, reports a new aspect of high temperature superconductivity.
- University of Bristol and Chernobyl Institute sign MoU 15 January 2021 A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by the University of Bristol and the Institute for Safety Problems of Nuclear Power Plants National Academy of Science of Ukraine (ISP NPP NASU) to establish a long-term cooperative relationship.
- Colloquium Spring Schedule Announced 13 January 2021