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Centre for Photonic Devices and Sensors


Two CAPE Blue Sky Research projoects have been awarded to  CPDS group members

  • Label free multimodal biosensing based on guided mode resonance sensor (LMB-GMR) - Pawan Shrestha, Xin Chang
  • Reconfigurable photonic crystal devices for wavelength-division multiplexing - Xin Chang, Mike Pivnenko, Pawan Shrestha

The CAPE Blue Sky Award gives the opportunity for early career researchers to undertake a pilot study in a new research area. Proposals should aim to demonstrate the potential to the CAPE Partners of a new technology, or the potential of an existing technology in a radically different application area. The awards are of maximum £15,000 to support staff, travel or equipment for postgraduate research over the 9 month project.