Dr William Bryan

Associate Professor

Person imageDr William Bryan
  • PhD in Physics, University College London (2001)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Scientist at UCL and STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
  • PI on around 20 experimental campaigns using STFC Laser Facilities, including Artemis and LSF
  • Member, EPSRC Peer Review College

Research Interests

  • Femtosecond electron pulse generation and momentum imaging
  • Imaging nanoscale dynamics of conduction, ultrafast magnetics, plasmonics and nanophotonics
  • First UK demonstration of femtosecond electron microscopy
  • Ultrafast electron diffraction with ASTeC, STFC Daresbury Laboratory
  • Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) and laser ablation molecular isotopic spectrometry (LAMIS)
  • Industrial applications for LIBS, and optical isotopic measurement with LAMIS

Science Communication

  • Member, Oriel Science board
  • Co-founder of the Swansea University Science for Schools Scheme (S4).
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