Quantum Tricritical Points 11 September 2017 Dr Sven Friedemann of the Correlated Electron Group at the University of Bristol, together with collaborators, has found a new phase transition in a ferromagnet at zero temperatures.
- BCFN hosts a symposium for Prof Narayan Pradhan 9 November 2017 Oxford Instruments' Young Scientist India Award winner 2017, Prof Narayan Pradhan, gave a keynote lecture at a BCFN symposium on Multicomponent Semiconductor Materials
- BCFN Director attends IOP Business Innovation Awards at Westminster 3 November 2017 On 18th October, Dr Annela Seddon, Director of the Bristol Centre for Functional Nanomaterials (BCFN) was invited to attend the Institute of Physics’ Business Innovation Awards at the Palace of Westminster.
- Revisting Quantum Teleportation 17 October 2017 Dr. Paul Skrzypczyk of the Quantum Information and Foundations group at University of Bristol, together with collaborators from ICFO – The Institute for Photonic Sciences, Barcelona, have shed new light on quantum teleportation.
- University spin-outs announced as winners of major venture capital initiative 17 October 2017 Two University of Bristol spin-out companies, Zeetta Networks and KETS Quantum Security, have been announced as winners of a major venture capital initiative led by BT, the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) and Facebook, which will provide them with access to investors with funds totalling £125 million.
- Nanoantenna arrays power a new generation of fluorescence-based sensors 17 October 2017 Researchers from the Universities of Bristol and Bedfordshire, in collaboration with multinational company ABB, have designed and tested a series of plasmonic nanoantenna arrays that could lead to the development of a new generation of ultrasensitive and low-cost fluorescence sensors that could be used to monitor water quality.
- UK invests in giant underground neutrino detector 11 October 2017 The UK government has announced a £65 million strategic investment in the next generation of particle physics experiments.
- Bristol scientists pinpoint the singularity for quantum computers 11 October 2017 Researchers from the University of Bristol have discovered that super-powerful quantum computers, which scientists and engineers across the world are racing to build, need to be even more powerful than previously thought before they can beat today’s ordinary PCs.
- Quantum Technology Enterprise Centre relocates to Bristol Science Incubator, Unit DX 11 October 2017 Last week, the new group of Quantum technology Enterprise Centre (QTEC) Fellows began their 2017/18 programme of MBA level training alongside other local sci-tech start-ups at Bristol Science Incubator, Unit DX.
- Bristol Centre for Functional Nanomaterials Annual Conference 2017 4 October 2017 BCFN take their conference to the Zoo!
- BCFN student Laura fox wins prize at ECIS Conference 22 September 2017