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Prof Marco Peccianti

Post:Professor of Photonics (Physics and Astronomy)
Other posts:Reader in Physics (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics Research Group)
Location:PEVENSEY 2 3A8
Personal homepage:Marco Peccianti

Telephone numbers
UK:01273 873171
International:+44 1273 873171

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M.P. is group leader of the Emergent Photonics Lab (EPic).

He is authors of about 96 publications in the most reputed international journals (including 1 Nature, 1 Nature Photonics, 2 Nature Physics, 3 Nature Communications, 10 PRL., 8 Appl. Phys. Lett., 15 Opt. Lett., 13 Opt. Express. etc.) and more than 200 communications to international conferences (Including 52 invited talks, 1 Plenary  and 2 Post-Dead Line), with an overall H-index between 43  with about 6000 citations.He is author of 3 patents, 3  Book Chapters and several scientific reviews.

He is ERC Laureate, two-time Marie Curie Fellow and Fellow of the HEA. He is a reviewer for several journal organizations and editor of Optics Express (Optical Society of America). He a member of the reviewing pool of funding agencies such as the EPSRC (UK) and the Italian Ministry of the Education and University (ITALY), NSERC (CANADA) . In 2012, He has been elected member of the Global Young Academy.

He also served as commettee CHAIR and member in several scientific societies. He is Program Chair of the OSA Integrated Photonics Research conference (IPR 2018).

His research interests include the following main lines:

- The experimental investigation of optical nonlinear wave propagation in soft matter, nonlocal anisotropic media and liquid crystals. This topic includes the study of nonlocal optical spatial solitons and their phenomenology, and more recently, of the interplay of nonlinearities with different temporal scales sustaining optical bullets and parametric generation in self-confined beams.

-The experimental investigation of devices for the enhancement and the manipulation of THz waves, including sub-wavelength micro and nano-imaging systems at THz wavelengths; M.P. is supported by a the ERC Consolidator Grante and by the Marie Curie Career Integration Grant  for this research activity.

-Nonlinear optical effects in nanostructured integrated optics, from signal processing to ultrafast clocks.

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