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Learn more about our research

We have recently launched a series of videos which explain our research. If you would like to learn more, please take a look at our YouTube channel. One of the videos is specifically about Scanning Tunneling Microscopy.

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Designer Quantum Materials on BBC

Our new center of designer quantum materials is featured on BBC today, see "Building the future one atom at a time" and in radio on “Good Morning Scotland”. If you want to learn more about our research, you may want … Continue reading

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Opening of new Center for Designer Quantum Materials

On Thursday, 8th of December, the Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science, Shirley-Anne Somerville, and the Principal of the University of St Andrews, Professor Sally Mapstone, opened a new center for Designer Quantum Materials. At the core of … Continue reading

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Condensed Matter Retreat at the Burn

Just coming back from our condensed matter retreat at the Burn, where we spend three days filled with talks and discussions.

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DAAD RISE programme

We are participating in the DAAD RISE programme which offers undergraduate students from Germany an opportunity to go abroad to work on a small research project. Have a look at the web pages of DAAD for more information (in german).

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Installation of new MBE system

DCA have installed a dual-chamber MBE system for the growth of designer oxide heterostructures at the School of Physics and Astronomy of the University of St Andrews. See below for a video of the assembly. The MBE system will be … Continue reading

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Ana Maldonado at Lindau Meeting

Ana Maldonado, former TOPNES PDRA at the University of St Andrews, attended the Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates. The Nobel Laureate Meeting is an opportunity for early career researchers to meet excellent scientists from Nobel Laureates to undergraduate students. To … Continue reading

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How can we see individual atoms – 100 Second Science series

If you ever wondered how one can image individual atoms – see this video from the 100 Second Science series at physicsworld.com.

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EQM2016 Conference

From 8th to 10th of June 2016, we are organizing a conference on Engineering Quantum Matter in St Andrews. The aim of this workshop is to bring together theorists and experimentalists to discuss how engineered quantum states can be exploited … Continue reading

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Now Recruiting: PhD Projects available

Are you a highly motivated student in your final year? Take a look at the PhD projects in the group offered at the School of Physics and Astronomy in St. Andrews. You will be working in brand new ultra-low vibration … Continue reading

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