Job Title
​​​​​​​Artemis Group Leader​
Office Phone Number
(01235) 445972
Office Location
RAL R92,G.24
Mobile Phone Number

​​​​​​​​​Artemis Group Leader​

Research Interests: Ultrafast laser and XUV science, high harmonic generation, development of XUV sources and their applications.

​Background: MA in Physics (First Class), University of Oxford (1994). PhD in Physics, Imperial College (1999), “Atomic clusters in intense laser fields”. Marie Curie Research Fellow at the FOM Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics in Amsterdam (1999-2001). Postdoctoral position at Imperial College (2003-4). Joined the Central Laser Facility as a Laser Scientist (2004-6), then promoted to Target Area Scientist (2006-2007), Artemis Section Leader (2007-2010) and Artemis Group Leader (2010-present).

Emma has led the Artemis group since it opened to users. She managed the original project to build the facility, and the recent £3M upgrade of the facility in new lab-space in the Research Complex at Harwell. She is one of the PIs on the £17M HiLUX project to upgrade Ultra and Artemis, which started in 2023.

Emma is an academic visitor at Imperial College and a member of the EPSRC Peer Review College. She has served on scientific advisory committees for the Extreme Light Infrastructure-Delivery Consortium (ELI-DC), the Advanced Laser Light Source (ALLS) in Canada, DESY and European XFEL. She has been a Programme Comm​ittee member for Ultrafast Optics (UFO), High-Intensity Lasers and High-Field Phenomena (HILAS), International Conference on Extreme Light (ICEL), Advanced Solid-State Lasers (ASSL)  and CLEO (where she chaired the High-Field Physics and Attoscience sub-committee). She has co-authored over 80 publications. ​


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