PHY341 Project List 2016-2017

Version of 21/09/16

No.Supervisor(s)TypeProject Title
1.Dr C BoothCCooling the MICE target
2.Dr C BoothCThe high energy cosmic ray cut off
3.Dr C BoothCThe Neutrino Factory and neutrino oscillations
4.Dr E CampbellT/CCloud quantum computing: the IBM quantum experience
5.Dr E CampbellT/CCompiling a ternary quantum computer
6.Dr S Cartwright & P StowellC/DAPredicting final state particle counts at ANNIE
7.Dr S Cartwright & P StowellC/DATuning the NuWro Event Generator
8.Prof J CockburnD/E/TEDevelopment of demonstrations for Year 2 electromagnetism lectures
9.Prof J CockburnEPhysics of stringed musical instruments
10.Prof J CockburnEOptical spectroscopy of semiconductors
11.Prof M FoxEAtomic spectroscopy
12.Prof M FoxEShot noise
13.Prof J HobbsEMeasuring anisotropic mechanical properties of the bacterial cell wall using atomic force microscopy
14.Prof J HobbsEWriting at the nanoscale with atomic force microscopy
15.Prof J HobbsEWatching polymers crystallise with the atomic force microscope
16.Dr P KokT Measurement at the Heisenberg limit
16.Dr P KokTFoundations of quantum mechanics
18.Dr D KrizhanovskiiD/ELaser optical beams carrying non-zero orbital angular momentum
19.Dr D Krizhanovskii & M SichE/CSpectroscopy of exciton polaritons
20.Dr D Krizhanovskii & P WalkerC/DDesign of optical microstructures for on-chip nonlinear optical circuits
21.Dr V KudryavtsevDHas Dark Matter been discovered?
22.Dr V Kudryavtsev & E KorolkovaCDesigning a dark matter experiment
23.Dr V Kudryavtsev & D WoodwardCMuon tomography for carbon storage monitoring
24.Dr V KudryavtsevCSetting a limit on WIMP interactions from a dark matter search experiment
25.Prof. D LidzeyETemperature dependent spectroscopy of perovskite semiconductors
26.Dr J McMillanEMonitoring the neutron and gamma emission of the pulsed neutron fusion generator
27.Dr M MalekDATesting predictions: how accurate is the weather forecast?
28.Dr M MalekDScience communication in unconventional settings
29.Dr M MalekCReconstructing neutrino events in a liquid argon detector
30.Dr M MalekEDeveloping a new type of neutron detector
31.Dr M MearsE/TA prototype device for detecting early-onset Parkinson's disease
32.Dr M MearsD/EDeveloping a sperm count device
33.Dr M MearsE/TPhase transitions of thin polymer films
34.Dr M MearsE/TESolving the problem solving problem
35.Prof D MowbrayD/EThe physics of photography
36.Prof D MowbrayEOptical Spectroscopy
37.Prof D MowbrayD/ESound experiments for schools' talks
38.Prof D MowbrayD/EConstruction of equipment to demonstrate the properties and applications of light
39.Dr N OlivierCModelling optical microscopy using a finite differences method
40.Prof L RoszkowskiTDark matter - evidence, main candidates and relic density
41.Prof L RoszkowskiTSupersymmetry and the Higgs boson
42.Prof N SpoonerE/DRadon emanation from matter
43.Prof N SpoonerEDevelopment of liquid argon particle detector technology for neutrino physics
44.Prof N SpoonerDASearches for Dark Matter with the DRIFT directional detector
45.Prof N SpoonerCComputer simulations for the COSINE-100 Dark Matter search in South Korea
46.Prof A TartakovskiiDEfficient light extraction from luminescent nanostructures in optoelectronic applications and nanoscience research
47.Prof A TartakovskiiCPrinciples of magnetic resonance
48.Prof L ThompsonCDevelopment of a peak finding and fitting algorithm for the treatment of HPLC spectra
49.Prof L ThompsonCThe computer simulation of ray tracing in a plastic scintillator
50.Prof L ThompsonE/CPosition reconstruction in plastic scintillator
51.Dr T VickeyE/CIdentifying tau leptons in the ATLAS experiment
52.Dr T VickeyT/CThe physics of SCUBA diving
53.Dr T VickeyD/ESemiconductor detectors in particle physics
54.Prof D WhittakerTDielectric multilayers
55.Prof D WhittakerE/TLorenz waterwheel
56.Prof D WhittakerE/TThe upside-down pendulum

Key to Project Types

EExperimental
TTheory
CComputational
DAData analysis
DDesign
TETeaching

Please consult the project descriptions in the Third Year Study Room, E42, and discuss your potential choices with project supervisors.

Your choice form must be completed and returned to Dr Booth in D24 by noon on Thursday 29th September at the latest.