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Dr Marco Peccianti

Post:Reader in Physics (Physics and Astronomy, Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics Research Group)
Location:PEVENSEY 2 3A8
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UK:01273 873171
International:+44 1273 873171

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M.P. is authors of about 93publications 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 about 190 communications to international conferences (Including 52 invited talks, 1 Plenary  and 2 Post-Dead Line), with an overall H-index between 32 and 36 (sources: Web of Science, Scopus, Google Scholar) with about 4000 citations.

He is author of 2 patents, 2 Book Chapters and several scientific reviews.

He is a reviewer for several journal organizations and editor of Scientific Reports (Nature Pub. Group). He a member of the reviewing pool of funding agencies such as the European Science Foundation and the Italian Ministry of the Education and University. In 2012, He has been elected member of the Global Young Academy.

He also served as session chair and committee member in several scientific societies.

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 Marie-Curie Grant (FP7 – people action) for this research activity.

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

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