PHY342 Project List 2019-2020

Version of 03/02/20

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 D CostanzoCDiscover the Higgs boson with ATLAS open data
12.Prof M FoxEAtomic spectroscopy
13.Prof M FoxCThe student-project allocation problem
14.Dr R HawkinsT/CTracking the family tree of bugs
15.Dr D KrizhanovskiiD/ELaser optical beams carrying non-zero orbital angular momentum
16.Dr D Krizhanovskii & M SichE/CSpectroscopy of exciton polaritons
17.Dr D Krizhanovskii & P WalkerC/DDesign of optical microstructures for on-chip nonlinear optical circuits
18.Prof V KudryavtsevDHas Dark Matter been discovered?
19.Prof V Kudryavtsev & E KorolkovaCBackground events in the LZ dark matter experiment
20.Prof V KudryavtsevCNeutron production in radioactive processes
21.Prof V KudryavtsevCActivation of materials by cosmic rays
22.Prof V Kudryavtsev & V PecDDesigning a future dark matter experiment
23.Dr M MearsD/TESolving the problem solving problem
24.Dr M MearsE/DA novel approach to measuring contact angles and viscosity for clinical applications
25.Dr M MearsTE/DThe decay (rate) of education?
26.Prof D MowbrayD/EThe physics of photography
27.Prof D MowbrayE/CInterfacing and sensing with a Raspberry Pi
28.Prof D MowbrayD/EConstruction of equipment to demonstrate the properties and applications of light
29.Dr M QuinnE/CChaotic simple pendulum: compare experiment with simulations
30.Dr M QuinnCInvestigate chaotic motion of a compound pendulum using numerical simulation methods
31.Dr M QuinnEInvestigate chaotic motion of a compound pendulum using experimental methods
32.Prof N SpoonerENew ways to measure and reduce environmental radon
33.Prof N SpoonerC/AThe COSINE-100 experimental search for Dark Matter particles in the Universe
34.Prof A TartakovskiiCPrinciples of magnetic resonance
35.Prof A TartakovskiiEOptics of Novel Few-Atom-Thick Two-Dimensional Materials
36.Prof L ThompsonCDevelopment of a peak finding and fitting algorithm for the treatment of HPLC spectra
37.Prof L ThompsonCMotion of Particle Orbits in a Circular Storage Ring
38.Prof D ToveyC/ALightning location with the Met Office LEELA network
39.Dr T VickeyCAutomating task scheduling for physicists
40.Dr T VickeyT/CThe physics of SCUBA diving
41.Dr T VickeyD/E/CDeep machine learning to identify semiconductor sensor imperfections
42.Prof D WhittakerTDielectric multilayers
43.Prof D WhittakerE/TLorenz waterwheel
44.Prof D WhittakerE/TThe upside-down pendulum
45.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 13th February at the latest.