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Visiting Professor Malgorzata Kujawinska giving a lecture on Different faces of digital holography on 17. November 2016

Nov 11, 2016

President of Zhejiang University, Professor Zhaohui Wu visited CPDS

Dec 12, 2018

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PSG Annual Dinner

Dec 01, 2014

Dr Chris Williamson won award of RAE Entrepreneur Fellowship

Jan 20, 2017

CPDS Christmas dinner at Corpus Christi College

Dec 20, 2017

CPDS held annual group formal in Peterhouse

Dec 05, 2018

CPDS hosted Cambridge-Tsinghua Engineering Forum

Oct 02, 2018

CPDS members are JLR Innovista finalist!

Dec 14, 2018

CPDS paper selected as "Highlight of 2016" by Journal of Optics

Jan 27, 2017

Noorhayati Idros elected as lecturer

May 23, 2017

Dr Kun Li elected as Junior Research Fellow at Clare Hall College

Jan 31, 2017

Dr Kun Li won first prize in the Photography Competition of Engineering Department

Nov 28, 2018

CPDS paper on the Kyoto Newspaper

Jul 12, 2017

Dr Yuanbo Deng received Outstanding Achievement Award at the Laser Display and Lighting Conference 2018

May 24, 2018

Dr Özgür Yontem & Dr. Kun Li won the CAPE Acorn Blue Sky Research Award 2016

Oct 07, 2016

PhD student Pawan Shrestha awarded of IET Postgraduate Scholarship

Jun 23, 2016

Prof. Shien-Kuei Peter Liaw visited CPDS and gave a talk on "Free-space optic WDM bidirectional transmission: Design and Evaluation"

Aug 29, 2018

Professor Daping Chu and Valerian of JLR gave a talk titled 'The car of the future - with head up technology' on the Hay Festival

Jul 17, 2017

Professor Daping Chu welcomed the visit of Mr. Feng, CTO of CRRC Zhuzhou

Sep 27, 2018

Smart glass goes from clear to opaque and back again – 27 million times

Jun 23, 2016

Summer Party at Darwin College

Dec 01, 2014

Vacancy for an EPSRC iCASE PhD studentship in the Photonics & Sensors Group.

Jun 23, 2016

Visit of European Commissioner for Research

Dec 01, 2014

XR and The Future of Communications: From Silicon to Human Photonics

Mar 29, 2017

Yuanbo Deng won OSA best student paper award

Dec 16, 2016


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.