Ep01: Academia to Industry - Roland Piper

Image credit: Paul Dingwall

Image credit: Paul Dingwall

In this first episode I talk to Dr Roland Piper, a physicist who has recently moved from the academic to industrial world. I find out about his experiences in both, and whether PhD students would benefit from stand-up meetings.

My time as a PhD student ... was definitely the best time of my life so far
— Dr Roland Piper
Image credit: Paul Dingwall

Image credit: Paul Dingwall

The images above show photon upconversion occurring in a liquid. Two green photons (provided by the laser) are upconverted into a higher energy blue photon.

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