Eco-I 2019

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Last week MRes student Hannah Eccleston attended the ECO-I 2019 conference on innovation for clean and sustainable growth. As part of the conference she presented some of her project work to date in the poster titled: “CO2 laser induced surface … Continued

National Biofilms Innovation Centre Workshop

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On the 30th April three academics from the University of Chester associated with the laser laboratory research team, lecturers Alice Gillett and Gavin Hazell, plus Masters researcher Hannah Eccleston, attended the NBIC (national biofilms innovation centre) biofilms engineering workshop in Edinburgh. Attendees of … Continued

New Researcher started

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The team at the laser lab were joined this month by Researcher Radhika Bava. Radhika graduated from the University of Leeds in 2013 studying Medicinal Chemistry (MChem), performing her research project within the Wilson group. She joined the University of Chester in 2014 … Continued

New Publication

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  The group at the Laser Lab have just finished publishing a new journal article titled “Rapid, chemical free generation of optically scattering structures in poly(ethylene terephthalate) using a CO2 laser for lightweight and flexible photovoltaic applications” in the International Journal … Continued

Nd:YAG for Halloween

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    In (partly) honour of Halloween, we’ve been playing around with our Nd:YAG laser, demonstrating it to our 4th year MEng students as part of their Laser Materials Processing module. By frequency doubling it, the emission is changed from it’s … Continued

Fully Funded MRes Studentship!

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There is an opportunity to study for an MRes degree with members of the laser laboratory on a project investigating methods to reduce the biofouling of materials in marine environments.   The MRes is fully funded by the Eco-Innovation project, and … Continued

Lab acquires KT funding!

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The University of Chester Laser Laboratory are pleased to announce we have obtained funding to research antibiofouling surfaces for food applications from the University of Chester Knowledge Transfer (KT) fund.   The KT fund grants resource to projects that are … Continued

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