Notedev research features in Nature

posted 9 Apr 2018, 04:46 by Jennifer King   [ updated 10 Apr 2018, 07:47 ]

Work from the research of ESR Daniele Palaferri, Université Paris Diderot, has been published in Nature with the quantum well device that he fabricated appearing on the front cover.  This work was undertaken in the research group of Professor Carlo Sirtori.  DOI:   10.1038/nature25790

To read the press release click here

Notedev Final Network Meeting, 2017

posted 15 May 2017, 07:05 by Jennifer King   [ updated 15 May 2017, 07:34 ]

The Notedev Network gathered for a final meeting that was hosted by our partner in Reykjavik - the University of Iceland. The meeting was an opportunity for the Notedev Supervisory Board to assess progress and finalise plans for the remaining few months of the project.  The ESRs gave substantial presentations that provided evidence of both their scientific and presentational skills development.

A competition to promote outreach by the ESRs was held during the meeting and everyone enjoyed watching and reading the contributions, which will be uploaded to the website shortly.

New Media Training

posted 13 Mar 2017, 03:52 by Jennifer King

The Notedev "New Media " trainer, Xavi Marti, from IGSResearch has a channel on YouTube that is an excellent training resource.


Notedev FaceBook Page

posted 23 Jan 2017, 01:40 by Jennifer King

Notedev has a Facebook page

- add posts, 
- comment and like,
- and add your family and friends...

Notedev Workshop on Terahertz Technology, Prague, September 2016

posted 30 Sep 2016, 04:41 by Jennifer King   [ updated 30 Sep 2016, 06:14 ]

The Notedev Fellows planned and coordinated their own workshop, which was held in Prague, 21-25 September 2016.  The workshop included tutorials from international experts across the field of THz technology.  The workshop also included an opportunity for the Fellows to present their own work in the form of talks and posters.  A day of 'new-media' training was also included plus a presentation from a start-up company in THz technology, Lytid and a talk about post-PhD opportunities.

NSP2016 - International Workshop & Summer School "Nanostructures for Photonics", St. Petersburg, Russia

posted 30 Sep 2016, 03:10 by Jennifer King   [ updated 30 Sep 2016, 04:25 ]

The Notedev ESRs and several of the network partners attended the International Workshop and Summer School 'Nanostructures for Photonics' which was held in St. Petersburg, June 27th - July 2nd 2016. As well as attending lectures, the Notedev ESRs participated in a discussion meeting with two high-technology companies. The ESRs presented posters and gave short accompanying oral presentations.

Congratulations to the two Notedev ESRs, Daniele Palaferri and Vasil Saroka who won poster prizes.

Click NSP2016 for a fuller report

Notedev Workshop on Terahertz Technology

posted 11 Apr 2016, 06:05 by Jennifer King   [ updated 16 Sep 2016, 08:08 ]

The Notedev Workshop on Terahertz Technology is being held in Prague 21-24 September 2016.   The workshop is being organised by the Notedev Fellows and is open to external attendees.  The workshop will include talks from internationally renowned scientists from across the world. This training opportunity will be enhanced by an optional additional day of media training.

For further information please see the workshop website:

Notedev Research Paper Showcased by APL

posted 13 Oct 2015, 04:31 by Jennifer King

The journal 'Applied Physics Letters' has recently showcased a "must-read" selection of papers chosen by their associate editor Alessandro Tredicucci, an expert in Terahertz devices.  A paper by ESR Daniele Palaferii et al, from Universite Paris Diderot, has been included in this list. This paper presents the first antenna-coupled microcavity detector in the THz range and shows the improved photon coupling in terms of enhanced responsivity and detectivity of a quantum well photodetector.


posted 13 Oct 2015, 04:28 by Jennifer King   [ updated 13 Oct 2015, 04:32 ]

The Notedev network met at the International Meeting on Materials for Electronic Applications in September 2015.  The Fellows presented their research at a Terahertz session. An associated two-day workshop covered both scientific and general training. The Fellows participated in an outreach session with local University students and talked about their education and careers as scientists.

Training Course - The Collaborative and Effective Researcher

posted 13 Oct 2015, 04:14 by Jennifer King   [ updated 13 Oct 2015, 04:33 ]

The Notedev Fellows attended a workshop in Durham, UK in November 2014.  This workshop was run by Hutchinson Training in conjunction with the award-winning Centre for Academic and Researcher Development, CARD, at Durham University.

The training course was enhanced by the multidisciplinary and multinational attendance from several Initial Training Networks - NanoEmbrace, Molesco, Fluor21 and MICSED.  Approximately 50 researchers attended from institutions across Europe, spanning from Iceland to St Petersburg.

The conference took place in the historic hotel, Lumley Castle.

Notedev Fellows also spent a day learning about industrial and commercial aspects of technology with a visit to the Centre for Process Innovation, at NetPark followed by a series of lectures.

For a report on the training course click on this link -  The Effective Researcher



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