2D Materials. Materials Horizon Scanning. Solid State Defects. Spin and Topology. System Level Materials. Early Career Researchers. Outreach and Education. Training and Skills Base.


Optical characteristion, photoluminescence, fluorescence lifetime, optically-detected magnetic resonance, electron paramagnetic resonance.

Scientific focus and expertise:

Room-temperature masers based on colour centres in wide-bandgap semiconductors.


Diamond, spin defects, magnetic materials

Quantum technologies:

Sensing, timing, communication