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Pathways towards single-polariton nonlinearity : from ground state exciton-polariton condensates in GaAs to Rydberg exciton-polaritons in Cu₂O (2023-06) - ThesisThis work explores several routes towards achieving single-polariton nonlinearity. Exciton-polaritons are part-light part-matter quasiparticles arising from the strong coupling of excitons and cavity photons in micron-sized ...
The application of millimetre-wave radar to the study of the cryosphere (2023-06-14) - ThesisThis thesis develops the technique of millimetre-wave radar at 94 GHz for close-range remote sensing of glaciers and terrestrial snow cover (the cryosphere). The capabilities of 94 GHz radar for cryosphere mapping are ...
Effective theories of multimode cavity QED (2022-11-29) - ThesisThis thesis focuses on methods for the derivation of effective theories in models describing cold atoms in optical cavities. Among those models, the Dicke model and its generalisations are among the most representative ...
The role of biological shape in optical and acoustic measurements (2022-11-29) - ThesisThis thesis investigates the role of biological shape in optical and acoustic measurement systems. Landmark-based geometric morphometrics (GMM) is a method of biological shape quantification based on the relationship ...
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