Prof. Graham Turnbull

Position:
Professor
Research Theme:
Condensed Matter and Photonics
Research Group:
Photonics
Institution:
St. Andrews
Email address:
gat@st-andrews.ac.uk
Telephone number:
+44 (0)1334 467330
Address:
School of Physics & Astronomy, Physical Science Building, North Haugh, St Andrews, KY16 9SS, United Kingdom

Research interests

Graham Turnbull’s research interests are focused on photonic applications of soft materials, including organic semiconductors, plastic lasers, chemical sensing and nanophotonics.

Current research activities include the development of miniature organic and perovskite lasers, explosive vapour sensors, nanoimprint lithography , hybrid optoelectronics, photophysics of organic semiconductors, visible light data communications, and strong coupling in organic materials.

 Admin & Teaching
  • Head of School
  • Polymer & Liquid Crystal Displays (PH5209)
Collaborative Research Projects
  • Hybrid Polaritonics
  • TIRAMISU: Humanitarian Demining
  • UP-VLC: Visible light communications
External positions

Teaching

Semiconductor Physics and Devices (PH5208)

Polymer & Liquid Crystal Displays (PH5209)

Research outputs

  1. Flexible and ultra-lightweight polymer membrane lasers DOI
    Markus Karl, James M. E. Glackin, Marcel Schubert, Nils M. Kronenberg, Graham A. Turnbull, Ifor D. W. Samuel and Malte C. Gather, Nature Communications (2018)
  2. Carbon‐bridged p‐phenylenevinylene polymer for high‐performance solution‐processed distributed feedback lasers DOI
    Marta Morales‐Vidal, José A. Quintana, José M. Villalvilla, Pedro G. Boj, Hiroki Nishioka, Hayato Tsuji, Eiichi Nakamura, Guy L. Whitworth, Graham A. Turnbull, Ifor D. W. Samuel et al., Advanced Optical Materials, Early View (2018)
  3. An organic vortex laser DOI
    Daan Stellinga, Monika Pietrzyk, James Michael Edward Glackin, Yue Wang, Ashu Kumar Bansal, Graham Alexander Turnbull, Kishan Dholakia, Ifor David William Samuel and T Krauss, ACS Nano, 12, 3 , p. 2389-2394 (2018)
  4. Ormosil-coated conjugated polymers for the detection of explosives in aqueous environments DOI
    Ross N. Gillanders, Iain A. Campbell, James M. E. Glackin, Ifor D. W. Samuel and Graham Alexander Turnbull, Talanta, 179, p. 426-429 (2018)
  5. Flexible glass hybridized colloidal quantum dots for Gb/s visible light communications DOI
    C. Foucher, Mohamed Islim Sufyan, B. Guilhabert, S. Videv, S. Rajbhandari, A. Gomez Diaz, H. Chun, Chiranthika Dimali Amarasinghe Vithanage, Graham Alexander Turnbull, Ifor David William Samuel et al., IEEE Photonics Journal, 10, 1 (2018)
  6. Strong coupling in a microcavity containing β-carotene DOI
    Richard T. Grant, Rahul Jayaprakash, David M Coles, Andrew Musser, Simone De Liberato, Ifor D.W. Samuel, Graham A. Turnbull, Jenny Clark and David G. Lidzey, Optics Express, 26, 3 , p. 3320-3327 (2018)
  7. Advances in optical sensing of explosive vapours DOI
    Ross Neil Gillanders, Ifor David William Samuel, Graham Alexander Turnbull, Iain Angus Campbell and James Michael Edward Glackin, p. 323-327 (2018)
  8. Polymer colour converter with very high modulation bandwidth for visible light communications DOI
    D. A. Vithanage, A. L. Kanibolotsky, S. Rajbhandari,, P. P. Manousiadis, M. T. Sajjad, H. Chun, G. Faulkner, D. C. O'Brien, P. J. Skabara, I. D. W. Samuel et al., Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 5, 35 , p. 8916-8920 (2017)
  9. Green perovskite distributed feedback lasers DOI
    Jonathon Robert Harwell, Guy Luke Whitworth, Graham Alexander Turnbull and Ifor David William Samuel, Scientific Reports, 7 (2017)
  10. Intermolecular states in organic dye dispersions DOI
    A. J. Musser, Sai Kiran Rajendran, K. Georgiou, L. Gai, R. T. Grant, Z. Shen, M. Cavazzini, Arvydas Ruseckas, Graham Alexander Turnbull, Ifor David William Samuel et al., Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 5, 33 , p. 8380-8389 (2017)
Last updated: 21 Mar 2017 at 14:24