PHY342 Project List 2016-2017

Version of 02/02/17

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 Cartwright & P StowellC/ANeutrino interaction projects
5.Prof J CockburnD/E/TEDevelopment of demonstrations for Year 2 electromagnetism lectures
6.Prof J CockburnEPhysics of stringed musical instruments
7.Prof J CockburnEOptical spectroscopy of semiconductors
8.Dr I Dawson & Prof D CostanzoTESeeing the invisible world of particle radiation
9.Prof M FoxEAtomic spectroscopy
10.Prof M FoxEShot noise
11.Prof J HobbsEMeasuring anisotropic mechanical properties of the bacterial cell wall using atomic force microscopy
12.Prof J HobbsEWriting at the nanoscale with atomic force microscopy
13.Prof J HobbsEWatching polymers crystallise with the atomic force microscope
14.Dr P KokT 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.Dr V KudryavtsevDHas Dark Matter been discovered?
20.Dr V Kudryavtsev & E KorolkovaCDesigning a dark matter experiment
21.Dr V Kudryavtsev & D WoodwardCMuon tomography for carbon storage monitoring
22.Dr V KudryavtsevCSetting a limit on WIMP interactions from a dark matter search experiment
23.Prof. D LidzeyETemperature dependent spectroscopy of perovskite semiconductors
24.Dr J McMillanEMonitoring the neutron and gamma emission of the pulsed neutron fusion generator
25.Dr M MalekATesting predictions: how accurate is the weather forecast?
26.Dr M MalekDScience communication in unconventional settings
27.Dr M MalekCReconstructing neutrino events in a liquid argon detector
28.Dr M MalekEDeveloping a new type of neutron detector
29.Dr M MalekDTeaching quantum mechanics in a macroscopic classroom
30.Dr M MearsE/TA prototype device for detecting early-onset Parkinson's disease
31.Dr M MearsD/EDeveloping a sperm count device
32.Dr M MearsE/TPhase transitions of thin polymer films
33.Dr M MearsE/TESolving the problem solving problem
34.Dr N OlivierCOptimizing image analysis for optical super-resolution microscopy
35.Dr N OlivierCBenchmarking high density software super-resolution microscopy
36.Prof L RoszkowskiTDark matter - evidence, main candidates and relic density
37.Prof L RoszkowskiTSupersymmetry and the Higgs boson
38.Prof N SpoonerEDevelopment of liquid argon particle detector technology for neutrino physics
39.Prof N SpoonerASearches for Dark Matter with the DRIFT directional detector
40.Prof N SpoonerCComputer simulations for the COSINE-100 Dark Matter search in South Korea
41.Prof A TartakovskiiDEfficient light extraction from luminescent nanostructures in optoelectronic applications and nanoscience research
42.Prof A TartakovskiiCPrinciples of magnetic resonance
43.Prof L ThompsonCDevelopment of a peak finding and fitting algorithm for the treatment of HPLC spectra
44.Prof L ThompsonCThe computer simulation of ray tracing in a plastic scintillator
45.Prof L ThompsonE/CPosition reconstruction in plastic scintillator
46.Dr T VickeyT/CThe physics of SCUBA diving
47.Dr T VickeyD/ESemiconductor detectors in particle physics
48.Prof D WhittakerTDielectric multilayers
49.Prof D WhittakerE/TLorenz waterwheel
50.Prof D WhittakerE/TThe upside-down pendulum

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 9th February at the latest.