MRes student graduates with distinction!

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We are excited to announce that the Laser Lab’s Masters student, Hannah Eccleston, has graduated with a distinction in her Masters by research (MRes) degree! Hannah’s MRes thesis was titled ‘Fabrication of anti-biofouling surfaces for application of marine renewable energy … Continued

Project student awarded IET prize!

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One of our project students, Megan Johnstone, was awarded a certificate and £250 for her outstanding work as a mechanical engineering student by Robert McDonald from the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET).     ‘Megan’s dissertation project, for which … Continued

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

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