PHY341 Project List 2019-2020

Version of 27/09/19

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 S CartwrightD/TEDesign of a first or second year option course
5.Dr S CartwrightCGeoneutrinos
6.Dr B ChakrabartiT/CSmall molecule migration through complex networks and gels
7.Dr B ChakrabartiCUsing phase maps to understand thermodynamic phase diagrams
8.Prof N ClarkeCNanoparticle diffusion in random networks
9.Prof N ClarkeCCan machine learning complement physical models?
10.Prof J CockburnEPhysics of stringed musical instruments
11.Prof M FoxEAtomic spectroscopy
12.Prof M FoxCThe student-project allocation problem
13.Dr R HawkinsT/CTracking the family tree of bugs
14.Dr P KokTQuantum metrology - measurement at the Heisenberg limit
15.Dr P KokTFoundations of quantum mechanics
16.Dr D KrizhanovskiiD/ELaser optical beams carrying non-zero orbital angular momentum
17.Dr D Krizhanovskii & M SichE/CSpectroscopy of exciton polaritons
18.Dr D Krizhanovskii & P WalkerC/DDesign of optical microstructures for on-chip nonlinear optical circuits
19.Prof V KudryavtsevDHas Dark Matter been discovered?
20.Prof V Kudryavtsev & E KorolkovaCBackground events in the LZ dark matter experiment
21.Prof V KudryavtsevCNeutron production in radioactive processes
22.Prof V KudryavtsevCActivation of materials by cosmic rays
23.Prof V Kudryavtsev & V PecDDesigning a future dark matter experiment
24.Dr M MearsE/TNanowaves and the glass transition
25.Dr M MearsEThe glass transition process at the liquid-surface interface
26.Dr M MearsE/DA novel approach to measuring contact angles and viscosity for clinical applications
27.Dr M MearsTE/DThe decay (rate) of education?
28.Prof D MowbrayD/EThe physics of photography
29.Prof D MowbrayE/CInterfacing and sensing with a Raspberry Pi
30.Prof D MowbrayD/EConstruction of equipment to demonstrate the properties and applications of light
31.Dr M QuinnE/CChaotic simple pendulum: compare experiment with simulations
32.Dr M QuinnCInvestigate chaotic motion of a compound pendulum using numerical simulation methods
33.Dr M QuinnEInvestigate chaotic motion of a compound pendulum using experimental methods
34.Prof N SpoonerEDevelopment of liquid argon particle detector technology for neutrino physics
35.Prof N SpoonerENew ways to measure and reduce environmental radon
36.Prof N SpoonerC/AThe COSINE-100 experimental search for Dark Matter particles in the Universe
37.Prof A TartakovskiiCPrinciples of magnetic resonance
38.Prof A TartakovskiiEOptics of Novel Few-Atom-Thick Two-Dimensional Materials
39.Prof L ThompsonCDevelopment of a peak finding and fitting algorithm for the treatment of HPLC spectra
40.Prof L ThompsonCMotion of Particle Orbits in a Circular Storage Ring
41.Prof D ToveyC/ALightning location with the Met Office LEELA network
42.Dr T VickeyCAutomating task scheduling for physicists
43.Dr T VickeyT/CThe physics of SCUBA diving
44.Dr T VickeyD/E/CDeep machine learning to identify semiconductor sensor imperfections
45.Prof D WhittakerTDielectric multilayers
46.Prof D WhittakerE/TLorenz waterwheel
47.Prof D WhittakerE/TThe upside-down pendulum
48.Prof D WhittakerE/TBandstructure effects in coaxial cable networks

Key to Project Types

EExperimental
TTheory
CComputational
AData 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 7th february at the latest.