Dr James Monks
'Bangor University' and 'Excelitas'
'Sêr Cymru Research fellow' and 'development engineer,

Numerous lasers (IR-vis-UV)(fs-ns-cw), class 1000 cleanroom, spectroscopy, chemical fume hoods, microscopy, AFM, SEM, super computer, electromagnetic simulation

Scientific focus and expertise:
Analytical theory, maxwell's equation, plasmonics, optics, optical metamaterials, thin film technology, electronics, photonic, laser physics, nanofabrication and manufacturing, simulations.

Materials class:
Composites, dielectrics, semiconductors, metals, optical metamaterials, smart material, block copolymers, nanoparticle synthesis.

Coatings, Augmented reality, displays, beam shaping, optical filters, imaging, sensors, lenses, nanorobotics, laser sources, polarisers

Market Sector:
Electronics and photonics, defence and aerospace


Special Interest Group(s):
Active Metamaterials
Flexible and Conformable Metasurfaces
Manufacturing and Scale Up
Mechanical Metamaterials
Modelling and AI-Design
Nanophotonic and Plasmonic Metamaterials

Early Careers
Horizon Scanning and Disruptive Concepts
Industry / KTN
Outreach and Education