Honours students, Michael de Oliveira and Stirling Scholes, recently graduated with distinction from the University of the Witwatersrand. Stirling was awarded the Jan Loubser memorial award, it is awarded to the student with the best honours project in Physics. Both students are curently pursuing their Masters in Physics.
Prof Forbes and Doctor Rodriguez-Fajardo were recently featured in the February issue of Nature Photonics! If you want to learn a bit more about super-resolution with quantum light, check out February’s Nature Photonics journal at this link and the featured article here !
Hend Sroor has recently published a paper on fractal light and demonstrated that fractal light can be created from a laser. This achievement has been noticed by the international community. A few to name are Phys.org , Photonics.com , and ScienceDaily ! This is a really momentous occasion and if you are interested in reading the article itself, the article can be Found Here.
Professor Andrew Forbes has formally accepted the position as a visiting professor at Chiba University in Japan from December 1, 2018 to November 30, 2021. This is a great accomplishment!
Nkosi Bhebhe has recently published an interesting paper out optical trapping and tweezing that has garnered a lot of attention from different media outlets. Some including EurekAlert! , TimesTech.in , BioPortfolio , and Phys.org ! We are proud to see his achievements and hope you check out the articles.
An article about Professor Andrew Forbes and our group has been written up by Daneet Steffens! She mentions his love of collaborations and the many previous ones hes formed at his lab. Read the article here at the SPIE website !