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

⚛️ 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

🧮️ Semiconductor quantum electronics (SEQUEL):

  • Semiconductor nanoscale systems
  • Quantum computing and quantum electrical metrology
  • Electrical initialisation and readout of spin qubits in SiC
  • Empowering Practical Interfacing of Quantum Computing (EPIQC)


📰 Group news

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💎 New - Interactive crystal models
Explore crystal structures, lattice planes and dislocations
Interactive crystal models
📖 Latest publications
  • [doi] Electroluminescence hyperspectral imaging of light-emitting diodes using a liquid crystal tunable filter
  • [doi] A cross-linkable, organic down-converting material for white light emission from hybrid LEDs
  • [doi] Chlorine retention enables the indoor light harvesting of triple halide wide bandgap perovskites
  • [doi] Core-shell nanorods as ultraviolet light emitting diodes
  • [doi] Hydrogen-related 3.8 eV UV luminescence in α-Ga₂O₃
  • [doi] Investigation on guanidinium bromide incorporation in methylammonium lead iodide for enhanced efficiency and stability of perovskite solar cells
  • [doi] Charlotte Eling, Naresh Gunasekar, Paul Edwards, Robert Martin, and Nicolas Laurand. Silica coated colloidal semiconductor quantum dot supracrystal microlasers. In 2022 IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), Piscataway. N.J., December 2022. IEEE.
  • [doi] Role of defects in ultra-high gain in fast planar tin gallium oxide UV-C photodetector by MBE

A complete list of our papers can be found here.

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