Organization profile

Organisation profile

We are proud of our international research reputation and close connection with the professional and industrial world of science, engineering and technology. Our programmes are designed to meet the needs of our students and their future employers, offering the highest degree of flexibility and choice within the wide range of topics available. With a strong foundation of core strengths, we have the expertise to tackle a wide range of challenging and important problems. Head of School: Prof. Steve McLaughlin

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lasers Physics & Astronomy
fibers Physics & Astronomy
photons Physics & Astronomy
waveguides Physics & Astronomy
Antennas Engineering & Materials Science
pulses Physics & Astronomy
quantum dots Physics & Astronomy
Polymers Chemical Compounds

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Research Output 1890 2019

3D reconstruction using single-photon Lidar data exploiting the widths of the returns

Tachella, J., Altmann, Y., Tourneret, J-Y. & McLaughlin, S., 1 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press) International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP) 2019.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

background noise
set theory

5.7 A 256×256 40nm/90nm CMOS 3D-Stacked 120dB Dynamic-Range Reconfigurable Time-Resolved SPAD Imager

Henderson, R. K., Johnston, N., Hutchings, S. W., Gyongy, I., Abbas, T. A., Dutton, N., Tyler, M., Chan, S. & Leach, J., 7 Mar 2019, 2019 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC). IEEE, p. 106-108 3 p. (International Solid- State Circuits Conference (ISSCC)).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Image sensors
Electric power utilization

A 3D Wideband Geometry-Based Stochastic Model for UAV Air-to-Ground Channels

Chang, H., Bian, J., Wang, C-X., Bail, Z., Sun, J. & Gao, X., 21 Feb 2019, 2018 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM). IEEE, 8647214. (Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM)).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
pilotless aircraft
Stochastic models
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Stochastic Model


2010 RSC Harrison Meldola Prize

Scott J. Dalgarno (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


2012 CCDC Chemical Crystallography Prize for Younger Scientists

Gareth O Lloyd (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 1994 2020

Science & Technology Facilities Council (External organisation)

Derryck Telford Reid (Chair)
30 Aug 2020

Activity: MembershipMembership of committee

Packaging Plastics - Structure Property Relationships

David Bucknall (Invited speaker)
4 Mar 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Peeling the Icy Onion!

Martin R. S. McCoustra (Speaker)
23 Jan 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk