Researcher

Dr Peter John Reece

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Fields of Research (FoR)

Classical and Physical Optics, Nanophotonics, Photodetectors, Optical Sensors and Solar Cells, Photonics, Optoelectronics and Optical Communications

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Biography

Peter Reece is a senior lecturer in the Department of Condensed Matter Physics, School of Physics. His research is primarily focused on experimental optical spectroscopy and microscopy techniques and their application to the study photonic and optoelectronic materials and devices. Specific areas of expertise include, optical trapping and manipulation of nanoparticles, optical biosensing, novel photovoltaics, and silicon photonics.

 


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Peter Reece is a senior lecturer in the Department of Condensed Matter Physics, School of Physics. His research is primarily focused on experimental optical spectroscopy and microscopy techniques and their application to the study photonic and optoelectronic materials and devices. Specific areas of expertise include, optical trapping and manipulation of nanoparticles, optical biosensing, novel photovoltaics, and silicon photonics.

 


My Qualifications

  • BSc Hons 1 (Medical Physics), UNSW (1998)
  • PhD (Physics), UNSW (2005)

My Research Activities

  • Optical trapping and micromanipulation of nanoparticles and nanowires
  • Nanoscale quantum sensing with nanodiamond
  • Plasmonics-based optical biosensors
  • Silicon nanophotonics / microphotonics
  • Optical properties of semiconductor materials and devices

My Engagement

  • Higher Years Teaching Laboratory (Physics) Director
  • Laser Safety Officer (Physics)
  • Health and Safety Committee (academic representative) (Physics)
  • Postgraduate Coordinator for Admissions (joint position) (Physics)
  • Radiation Safety Committee (deputy presiding member) (UNSW)

My Teaching

SUBJECTS TAUGHT: 

  • PHYS2114 Electromagnetism
  • PHYS3114 Electrodynamics
  • PHYS3117 Physics Laboratory
  • PHYS2111 Quantum Physics
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Location

Room G57B, Ground Floor, Old Main Building (K15)

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Contact

+61 2 9385 4998
+61 2 9385 6060