Optics and Photonics Research Group
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The Optics and Photonics (OAP) Research Group is one of the largest research groups in the Faculty of Engineering with 16 academics and three Research Council funded Fellows.

We pride ourselves on being able to work on ideas from the basic science right through to application in advanced manufacturing and healthcare.

Our research fields include:

Optics and Photonics

Optics and Photonics

  • Instrumentation engineering
  • The science of optical and ultrasonic waves - the creation, detection and manipulation of waves
  • Light/ultrasound/matter interactions - exploiting the way light and ultrasound


Laser Ultrasonics

Cell Optics

Microscopy and super resolution



Healthcare Optics


Nano Optics and Photonics


Related research


Optics and Photonics Research Group

Faculty of Engineering
The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 95 15536
email: optics@nottingham.ac.uk