A new source of everyday energy: piezoelectricity

Energy powers countless aspects of our daily lives, from daily amenities to the technologies we use. But, as these technologies shift and evolve, so do their energy needs. One of these evolving technologies is the Internet of Things (IoT), which refers to anything that uses sensors to transmit data across connected devices over the Internet, … Read more

School of Physics and Astronomy lights the way for deep-sea diving

For commercial deep-sea divers, light is a precious commodity. Their work is among the most dangerous in the world, performing critical work such as repairing oil rigs with constraints on their time, mobility and senses. The School of Physics has a long history of pioneering research with LEDs and lasers, which led to a solution unique in the deep-sea diving market.