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  • Thermal emission of WASP-48b in the Ks-band 

    Clark, B. J. M.; Anderson, D. R.; Madhusudhan, N.; Hellier, C.; Smith, A. M. S.; Collier Cameron, A. (2018-03-22) - Journal article
    We report a detection of thermal emission from the hot Jupiter WASP-48b in the Ks-band. We used the Wide-field Infra-red Camera on the 3.6-m Canada-France Hawaii Telescope to observe an occultation of the planet by its ...
  • Photonic trimming of quantum emitters via direct fabrication of metallic nanofeatures 

    Li, Xin; Su, Rong-Ling; Zhou, Zhang-Kai; Yu, Ying; Di Falco, Andrea (2018-06-15) - Journal article
    In this paper, we demonstrate the control of the emission of a GaAs quantum dot embedded in a GaAs/AlGaAs nanowire by the post-fabrication of a plasmonic grating on its surface. Using a direct electron beam-induced deposition ...
  • Far-infrared laser spectroscopy of neutral and negatively charged shallow donors in GaAs and InP 

    Armistead, C.J. (University of St Andrews, 1987-07) - Thesis
    An optically pumped far-infrared laser and superconducting magnet have been used to perform high resolution studies of the energy levels of neutral and negatively charged shallow donors in high purity n-GaAs and n-InP in ...
  • Microwave excited copper halide and strontium-ion recombination lasers 

    Bethel, James W. (University of St Andrews, 1995-07) - Thesis
    Microwave excitation of pulsed metal vapour lasers (copper halide and strontium-ion recombination lasers) is investigated. Two waveguide coupling structures were designed and built, one based on a ridge waveguide; and the ...
  • DC glow discharge electron guns for the excitation of rare gases / R.J. Carman. 

    Carman, R.J. (University of St Andrews, 1986-07) - Thesis
    Glow discharge electron guns are used to generate continuous electron beams at 0.5keV-3.0keV in the intermediate range of gas pressures (0.1mb-10.0mb). Cathodes incorporating internal cavities are used to generate distinct ...

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