Vacuum Physics Group
This is an IOP special interest group, which is a community of IOP members focused on a particular discipline, application or area of interest.
Special interest groups allow members to connect and share knowledge and ideas. The IOP funds groups to deliver a range of activities including events, prizes and bursaries. All of our groups are driven by members.
About the group
As a special interest, member-driven group, we appeal to those in the vacuum industry and research with meetings that cover a wide range of subjects. Our committee reflects our reach and includes:
- industrial laboratories
- vacuum users in government
- representatives of vacuum manufacturers
We bring together people who produce and improve vacuum equipment with those concerned with its application in:
- medical physics
- industrial process control
- electronics and semiconductor industries
- large machines for research in the physical sciences
What the group does
We take an active interest in the education of those working with vacuum technology.
We have close links with the British Vacuum Council (BVC) and the International Union for Vacuum Science, Technique and Applications (IUVSTA).
Vacuum Group Thesis Prize
This prize recognises the year’s most outstanding PhD thesis in the field of vacuum physics.
- Newsletter, 2020 (PDF, 796KB)
- Newsletter, 2018 (PDF, 684KB)
- Newsletter, 2017 (PDF, 785KB)
- Newsletter, 2016 (PDF, 918KB)
- Newsletter, 2015 (PDF, 880KB)
- Newsletter, 2014 (PDF, 834KB)
- Newsletter, 2013 (PDF, 434KB)
- Newsletter, 2012 (PDF, 184KB)
- IOP Vacuum Group 49th Annual General Meeting (PDF, 538KB)
- British Vacuum Council (BVC)
- International Union for Vacuum Science, Technique and Applications (IUVSTA)
Committee and contacts
|Chair/Acting Treasurer||EurPhys Dr Andrew Chew, CSci CEng CPhys FInstP|
|Secretary||Dr Richard Moseley, MInstP|
|Ordinary Member||Mr James Cameron, CPhys MInstP|
|Ordinary Member||Dr Gianfranco Claudio, CPhys MInstP|
|Ordinary Member||Dr Thomas Cosnahan, CEng MInstP|
|Ordinary Member||Miss Grace Law, MInstP|
|Co-opted Member||Mr Samuel Lodge, MInstP|
|Co-opted Member||Dr Oleg Malyshev, CPhys FInstP|
|Ordinary Member||Dr Esmaeil Namvar, MInstP|
|Ordinary Member||Dr Catherine Scholey, MInstP|
|Ordinary Member||Dr Danny Sutherland, MInstP|