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Prof. Chris J.B. Ford

Prof. Chris  J.B.  Ford

Professor of Quantum Electronics

Office Phone: 01223 337486


energy harvesting ; semiconductor physics ; Quantum electronics ; quantum dots ; Nanoelectronics ; graphene ; nanocrystals ; Coulomb blockade ; low-dimensional systems ; interacting electronic systems ; single-molecular electronics ; Electronic transport in low-dimensional systems ; Nanocrystals ; Nanogaps ; surface acoustic waves (SAWs ; quantum effects

Key Publications

McNeil R. P. G., Kataoka M., Ford C. J. B., Barnes C. H. W., Anderson D., Jones G. A. C., Farrer I. and Ritchie D. A., Nature, 477, 439–442 (2011).

"Localized magnetic fields in arbitrary directions using patterned nanomagnets", McNeil R. P. G., Schneble R. J., Kataoka M., Ford C. J. B., Kasama T., Dunin-Borkowski R. E., Feinberg J. M., Harrison R. J., Barnes C. H. W., Tse D. H. Y., Trypiniotis T., Bland J. A. C., Anderson D., Jones G. A. C. and Pepper M., Nano Lett., 10, 1549–1553 (2010).

"Probing Spin-Charge Separation in a Tomonaga-Luttinger Liquid", Jompol Y., Ford C. J. B., Griffiths J. P., Farrer I., Jones G. A. C., Anderson D., Ritchie D. A., Silk T. W. and Schofield A. J., Science, 325, 597–601 (2009).

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Call for Mini Project proposals

Jul 24, 2017

The NanoDTC invites Mini Project proposals from Cambridge Academics for its incoming c2017 cohort. Submission deadline is 20th Oct 2017.

NanoDTC Students and Associates visit Thermo Fischer (FEI) and ASML

Jul 12, 2017

NanoDTC Students and Associates visit Thermo Fischer (FEI) and ASML to gain industry perspective of the application of Nanotechnologies

Helmholtz Prize for Nicholas Bell (NanoDTC Alumnus c2009)

Jun 27, 2016

Dr Nicholas Bell along with his PhD Supervisor Prof. Ulrich Keyser has received the 2016 Helmholtz Prize for groundbreaking work on identification and quantification of proteins in complex mixtures using nanopore sensing.

NanoDTC Translational Prize Fellows Selected

Jun 16, 2016

Students Richard Howe, Tarun Vemulkar and Jeroen Verheyen have been selected as the NanoDTC Translational Prize Fellows for 2016-17