Vulcan Group Leader
High Power laser development, Chirped Pulse Amplification, Optical Parametric Chirped Pulse Amplification
Ian completed his PhD at the Optoelectronics Research Centre (University of Southampton) in 2003. Since then, Ian has worked at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in the Vulcan laser facility. He initially joined as a laser scientist working in the front-end where he worked on the development of OPCPA pre-amplifiers and temporally shaped long pulse systems. He is now the Vulcan laser group leader.