Scottish Universities Physics Alliance

Organization profile

Organisation profile

SUPA is a pooling of physics research and post-graduate education in 8 Scottish universities: Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Heriot Watt, St Andrews, Strathclyde and West of Scotland.

SUPA, supported by the Scottish Funding Council, is focused on seven research themes: Astronomy & Space Physics, Condensed Matter & Materials Physics, Energy, Nuclear & Plasma Physics, Particle Physics, Photonics, Physics & Life Sciences.

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lasers Physics & Astronomy
pulses Physics & Astronomy
electrons Physics & Astronomy
LIGO (observatory) Physics & Astronomy
gravitational waves Physics & Astronomy
electron beams Physics & Astronomy
light emitting diodes Physics & Astronomy
cavities Physics & Astronomy

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Projects 2003 2023

Research Output 1976 2020

All-optical tuning of a diamond micro-disk resonator on silicon

Hill, P., Klitis, C., Guilhabert, B., Sorel, M., Gu, E., Dawson, M. D. & Strain, M. J., 17 Feb 2020, In : Photonics Research. 8, 3, p. 318-324 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

A poly(urethane)-encapsulated benzo[2,3-d:6,7-d']diimidazole organic down-converter for green hybrid LEDs

Wiles, A. A., Bruckbauer, J., Mohammed, N., Cariello, M., Cameron, J., Findlay, N. J., Taylor-Shaw, E., Wallis, D. J., Martin, R. W., Skabara, P. J. & Cooke, G., 6 Feb 2020, In : Materials Chemistry Frontiers . p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Light emitting diodes
Methyl Green
Rare earth elements

Characterisation, selection and micro-assembly of nanowire laser systems

Jevtics, D., McPhillimy, J., Guilhabert, B., Alanis, J. A., Tan, H. H., Jagadish, C., Dawson, M. D., Hurtado, A., Parkinson, P. W. & Strain, M. J., 4 Feb 2020, In : Nano Letters. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access


1796 Freeland Chair of Natural Philosophy

Gian-Luca Oppo (Recipient), 1 Jan 2015

Prize: Appointment

Natural philosophy

2016 PIER Fellowship

Grace Manahan (Recipient), 24 Feb 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Research Personnel

20th International Vacuum Electronics Conference (IVEC 2019) Best Poster Award

Liang Zhang (Recipient), 1 May 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 1995 2020

11th International Particle Accelerator Conference

Bernhard Hidding (Participant)
10 May 202015 May 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganiser of major conference

2nd Workshop on Cathodoluminescence and Electron Beam Induced Current of Semiconductor Nanostructures

Jochen Bruckbauer (Invited speaker)
Mar 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Mikhail Viktorov

David Speirs (Host)
27 Feb 202029 Feb 2020

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesHosting an academic visitor


Impact from commercial microfabrication access

Ian Watson (Participant)

Impact: Economic and commerce

Impact from dissemination to public and professional audiences

Ian Watson (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalEducation, Economic and commerce, !!Social impacts

Semiconductor disk lasers for quantum technologies

Paulo Moriya (Main contact), Jennifer Hastie (Participant), Anne Tropper (Participant), Jonathan Woods (Participant), Jonathan Woods (Participant), Loyd McKnight (Participant), James Bain (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External Portal