Research undertaken collaboratively with: Professor Kevin P. O’DonnellProfessor Robert W. MartinDr Carol Trager-CowanDr Ben HourahineDr Paul R. Edwards


Nitride semiconductors and their alloys are of increasing scientific interest as with improving manufacturing technology they become greatly applicable in various fields.

Nitride lighting the future

  • 21st century light source
  • Solving the global drinking water problem
  • A big market
  • A highly versatile material


Research at Strathclyde

  • Dislocations and structure of nitrides
  • Tuning nitrides – alloys and rare earth doping
  • Characterisation methods