Tech news tagged ‘physical sciences research’

Diamonds are a laser engineer’s best friend

Diamond-based lasers are being prepared for medical use, as well as pollution-monitoring and aeronautical engineering. Research at the University of Strathclyde was funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

The university reports that its high-performance “tunable” diamond Raman lasers produce light beams with more…

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Grants awarded for robotics and sustainable energy

David Willets, minister for universities and science, has announced the award of £18.3m from Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) funds.

Imperial College London is one of 20 universities across the UK to receive funds for research that has been identified by the government as future drivers of…

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Universities PRiME for energy-efficient multi-core computing systems

ARM, Imagination, Altera, Microsoft Research and Freescale are the companies collaborating with a group of UK universities to work on next generation computing systems. The group of universities comprises Southampton, Manchester and Newcastle and Imperial College London.

PRiME is the name for the project that is looking at the use…

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