The School has an internationally recognised set of research programmes in astrophysics, condensed-matter physics, and photonics. Our work is carried out in modern laboratories in St Andrews, as well as at major international research facilities in the UK and abroad.

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Recent Submissions

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    Tenopala Carmona, Francisco (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-24) - Thesis
  • The properties of post-starburst galaxies from spectral fitting 

    Taj Aldeen, Laith Talib Hadi (University of St Andrews, 2018-12-06) - Thesis
    A bimodality has been seen in the morphology, colour and star-forming properties of galaxies. Throughout cosmic time, the number of galaxies that are quenched to join the red-sequence has increased, unlike the number of ...
  • Angle resolved photoemission spectroscopy of delafossite metals 

    Sunko, Veronika (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-24) - Thesis
    This thesis describes the results of angle resolved photoemission spectroscopy (ARPES) experiments on delafossite oxide metals, and theoretical work explaining the observations. The main results of the thesis are reported ...
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    Pearson, Scott J. (University of St Andrews, 2016-06-22) - Thesis
  • Linear and nonlinear optical properties of silica aerogel 

    Fleming, Adam Colin (University of St Andrews, 2019-12-03) - Thesis
    Scattering media have traditionally been seen as a hindrance to the controlled transport of light through media, creating the familiar speckle pattern. However such matter does not cause the loss of information but instead ...

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