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Staff Member


       email: dpc31

       email: par10

       email: jsc69

       email: ytc24

       email: jj427

       email: jl918

       email: kl330

       email: sl252

       email: mp380

       email: cjw201

       email: hx201

       email: aoy20

       email: dd486

       email: ks763


Honorary Members


       email: jec1000


       email: abd20


       email: jrm14


Research Students


       email: lc555

       email: xc276

       email: yd251

       email: cd584

       email: rd409

       email: ni245

       email: ml685

       email: fm409

       email: scl57

       email: jl767

       email: mp550

       email: fs431

       email: pks37

       email: at574

       email: pjw79

       email: jw920


Associate Researchers


       email: br249

       email: pjw79

       email: hy268


Academic Visitors



       email: myh20


Introduction of CPDS

Centre for Photonic Devices and Sensors (CPDS) is in the Photonics area of the Electrical Engineering Division, with a research focus embracing photonic and sensing devices, functional materials and their integration at system level.

We aim to address future societal needs with new system functionalities through invention of novel device architectures based on in-depth understanding of basic material properties.

There is a wide range of activities within the group, including phase-only holography and its applications, high brightness multi-stable colour reflective displays, tunable dielectric materials and devices for radio frequencies, liquid crystal on silicon (LCOS) device development, and novel sensors.

As well as conducting highly focused studies, we also specialise in the development of demonstrators for business exploitation and commercialisation. This is facilitated by multi-disciplinary expertise within the group and by our highly experienced team approach. Some of the outcomes from the group have been successfully transferred to our industrial collaborators for production.