July 2013

  • Official Graphene lab opening

    Official University News. ... Dr Peter Sloan, Lecturer in Physics added: “With the nano-factory, we can also build up bespoke atomic-scale structures one atom at a time to link with the stencilled devices, making our new microscope world-leading. Not only...

  • Buy the book!

    In hardback or on Kindle, a great read especially chapter 5, only £89 from Amazon (free P & P)

  • Molecular switcher

    Can you leave a molecular switch to its own devices? We expose the not-so-passive influence of a scanning tunnelling microscope tip on a molecular switch. See: IOP for a summary Movie made from a time lapse series of scanning tunnelling microscope...

  • Quantum Submarines

    Some  press coverage from New Scientist of some of my last work (PRL) done at Birmingham before moving to Bath. Electrons go under the surface... http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20727713.800#.UfKYho3vt4c Peter

  • Birth of an Atom

    An old Daily telegraph article about some of my Birmingham PhD work that was published in Nature: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/3342091/Nano-surgeons-break-the-atomic-bond.html Peter