Prof Graham Turnbull

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Prof Graham Turnbull
School of Physics & Astronomy
University of St Andrews
North Haugh
St Andrews KY16 9SS
Scotland, UK

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Graham Turnbull is the Head of School for the School of Physics and Astronomy. His research interests are focused on photonic applications of soft materials, including organic semiconductors, plastic lasers, chemical sensing and nanophotonics. Current research activities include the development of diode-pumped organic lasers, explosive vapor sensors, nanoimprint lithography , hybrid optoelectronics, photophysics of organic semiconductors, OLEDs, and polymer nanofibres.

Graham Turnbull's research profile
Organic Semiconductor Optoelectronics Group

Current PhD Projects offered:

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  • Polaritons in organic semiconductor microcavities
  • Ambient pressure photoemission spectroscopy of organic semiconductor devices
  • High speed spintronics using room-temperature polariton condensates
  • Plastic Lasers
  • optical antennas for visible light communications (Li-Fi)
  • organic semiconductor polariton light emitters