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Dr Jonathon Coleman PhD, MInstP

Reader in Physics Physics

    Research

    Atom Interferometry

    In 2010, I started with Martin Perl towards the experimental detection of Dark Energy using Atom interferometry.

    I am currently developing atom interferometry devices with NPL.

    Compact Neutrino Detectors

    Neutrino detection systems for security and non-proliferation applications.

    Experimental Particle Physics

    Radiation and Particle detector design, construction, and operation, Large Volume Data Handling and analysis, Parallel Processing Systems, neutrino physics, fundamental symmetries of nature,

    Research Group Membership

    Research Grants

    Experimental Particle Physics Consolidated Grant 2019

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    October 2019 - September 2022

    Particle Physics Consolidated award

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    October 2015 - September 2019

    The continuation of development for the MAGIS-100 experiment

    UNIVERSITIES RESEARCH ASSOCIATION (USA)

    May 2019 - April 2020

    Capital Equipment

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    October 2018 - March 2019

    Navigation Simulation Study – Response to ITT Technical Proposal

    DEFENCE SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY LABORATORY (DSTL) (UK)

    March 2019 - September 2021

    AIT / WATCHMAN: Year One

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC), UK RESEARCH AND INNOVATION (UKRI) (UK)

    November 2018 - September 2022

    An Upgraded Atom Interferometer for Dark Contents of the Vacuum Searches

    ROYAL SOCIETY (CHARITABLE)

    December 2017 - November 2019

    A 100-meter Quantum Sensor

    UNIVERSITIES RESEARCH ASSOCIATION (USA)

    October 2017 - September 2018

    Remote react monitoring

    HIGHER EDUCATION FUND COUNCIL FOR ENGLAND (UK)

    April 2016 - July 2016

    Evaluating the Potential for Quantum Sensors in Navigation

    UK NATIONAL QUANTUM TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMME (UK)

    August 2016 - October 2017

    Monitoring nuclear reactors for saveguarding purposes with T2K technology

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    August 2014 - February 2016

    Modular Detection System for Special Nuclear Material (MODES-SNM)

    EUROPEAN COMMISSION

    January 2012 - June 2014

    A Table Top Experiment for Direct Detection of the Dark Content of the Vacuum such as Dark Energy uding Atom Interferometry

    ROYAL SOCIETY (OST)

    May 2014 - April 2015

    Reactor Anti-Neutrino Monitoring R.A.M. -- Plutonium Accounting using T2K ECal Technology

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    July 2012 - January 2014

    Royal Society University Research Fellowship Renewal

    ROYAL SOCIETY (CHARITABLE)

    October 2014 - September 2019

    Reactor Anti-neutrino Monitoring. Remote, non-intrusive commercial reactor operation and plutonium usage monitoring through existing antineutrino counting technology.

    ROYAL SOCIETY (CHARITABLE)

    April 2011 - March 2014

    Design of a pan-European Infrastructure for Large Apparatus studying Grand Unification, Neutrino Astrophysics and Long Baseline Neutrino Oscillations (LAGUNA-LBNO).

    EUROPEAN COMMISSION

    September 2011 - August 2014

    A measurement of Neutrino Oscillation and of the Mixing Angle Theta_13 with T2K

    ROYAL SOCIETY (OST)

    October 2009 - September 2014

    Research Collaborations

    NPL - Time & Frequency Division

    External

    Development of Atom Interferometry and its Applications