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Centre for Doctoral Training in Applied Photonics

Heriot-Watt (lead), University of Glasgow, University of St Andrews, University of Strathclyde, University of Dundee and the Scottish University Physics Alliance

Applied PhotonicsTechnologies integrating photonics and electronics pervade products and services in any modern economy, enabling vital activities in manufacturing, security, telecommunications, healthcare, retail, entertainment and transport.

By ensuring a supply of doctoral-level researchers with a grasp of photonic- / electronic-engineering design, fabrication and systems integration, coupled with high-level business, management and communication, the CDT in Applied Photonics is working with a broad range of UK companies whose photonics-enabled products range from consumer technology and mobile computing devices to healthcare and security.

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