SUPA logoUniversity of Strathclyde logoThe Semiconductor Spectroscopy and Devices research group is part of the Nanoscience division of the Department of Physics at the University of Strathclyde. The Department is a member of the Scottish Universities Physics Alliance (SUPA).

Research interests

💎 Semiconductor materials and device issues:

ECCI of threading dislocations

🎇 Spatially and spectrally resolved luminescence:

GaN micropyramid CL

🔬 Advanced scanning electron microscopy techniques:

Electron backscatter diffraction pattern

🖥️ Theoretical studies:

Silver nanocubes

⚛️ Experimental quantum nanoscience:


  • Physics and applications of polariton condensates in microcavities
  • Solid-state quantum systems for quantum information and nanophotonics
  • Hybrid polariton-quantum dot platforms for scalable quantum hardware


📰 Group news

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💎 New - Interactive crystal models
Explore crystal structures, lattice planes and dislocations
Interactive crystal models
📖 Latest publications
  • [doi] Origin of red emission in β-Ga₂O₃ analysed by cathodoluminescence and photoluminescence spectroscopy
  • [doi] A systematic comparison of polar and semipolar Si-doped AlGaN alloys with high AlN content
  • [doi] Two beam toy model for dislocation contrast in ECCI
  • [doi] Nanomechanical behaviour of individual phases in WC-Co cemented carbides, from ambient to high temperature
  • [doi] Influence of an InGaN superlattice pre-layer on the performance of semi-polar (11-22) green LEDs grown on silicon
  • [doi] Effects of irradiation of ZnO/CdS/Cu₂ZnSnSe₄/Mo/glass solar cells by 10 MeV electrons on photoluminescence spectra,
  • [doi] A real-time time-dependent density functional tight-binding implementation for semiclassical excited state electron-nuclear dynamics and pump-probe spectroscopy simulations
  • [doi] Reprint of : Electron channelling contrast imaging for III-nitride thin film structures

A complete list of our papers can be found here.

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