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Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

 
Read more at: Undergraduate Summer 2020 Research Projects

Undergraduate Summer 2020 Research Projects

11 May 2020

The Cavendish Surface Physics Group and Atom Scattering Facility invite undergraduate applications to a programme of collaborative summer research projects, which will be conducted remotely, given current and likely restrictions on travel.


Read more at: PhD Project Available through CDT in Diamond Science and Technology

PhD Project Available through CDT in Diamond Science and Technology

11 June 2018

A fully funded PhD project to study the properties of Polycrystalline Diamond has recently become available through the CDT for Diamond Science and Technology. For more information contact Andrew Jardine .


Read more at: New Graduate Projects for 2017 Entry

New Graduate Projects for 2017 Entry

24 January 2017

New SMF group projects for PhD and MPhil research are now online.


Read more at: Matthew Bergin wins poster prize "Imaging surfaces with helium atoms"

Matthew Bergin wins poster prize "Imaging surfaces with helium atoms"

9 April 2015

Congratulations to Matt Bergin on winning the ISSC-20 (Birmingham) best student poster prize!


Read more at: Funded PhD Projects for October 2015 Entry

Funded PhD Projects for October 2015 Entry

5 March 2015

Applications are sought for several fully-funded PhD studentships, to start in October 2015.


Read more at: Funded MPhil Project Available on the Dynamic Properties of Nano-Modified Diamond

Funded MPhil Project Available on the Dynamic Properties of Nano-Modified Diamond

29 May 2014

New MPhil (by research) opportunity for October 2014 entry, to study the dynamic response of nano-modified industrial diamond


Read more at: Chemical Science accepts paper on Ionic Liquids
Chemical Science accepts paper on Ionic Liquids

Chemical Science accepts paper on Ionic Liquids

19 November 2013

Congratulations to Eliza MacIntosh on the acceptance of her paper “Probing liquid behaviour by helium atom scattering: surface structure and phase transitions of an ionic liquid on Au(111)” as an Edge article in Chemical Science.


Read more at: SCCM-AIRAPT Conference

SCCM-AIRAPT Conference

13 November 2013

A contingent from the group flew out to Seattle to attend the APS Shock Compression of Condensed Matter conference. This is a bi-annual event which the group has supported over a number of years. The research presented at the conference was of a very high standard and provided food for thought and a number of potential...


Read more at: Eliza MacIntosh PhD

Eliza MacIntosh PhD

13 November 2013

Congratulations to Eliza who has passed her PhD. She will be undertaking a brief role in the department as part of the Rutherford Project before joining the Perse School as a physics teacher.


Read more at: Applied Physics Letters publishes research on sand release-properties
Applied Physics Letters publishes research on sand release-properties

Applied Physics Letters publishes research on sand release-properties

19 October 2013

Recent work from the SMF Fracture group on the shock and release of sand has been published in Applied Physics Letters