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Dr Philip Brydon

Dr Philip Brydon

Associate Investigator

Towards Low Energy Tech - Hardware for Future Computing

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Room 418
Department of Physics
First Floor, Science 3 Building
University of Otago
730 Cumberland Street
Dunedin 9016


Dr Philip Brydon has been a lecturer in the Department of Physics, University of Otago, since 2015.

Research interests

Superconductivity is a low-temperature quantum state of matter where electricity can flow without resistance. Despite intense study, we still have a poor understanding of the many “unconventional” superconductors.

Phillip’s research aims to develop a microscopic description of these enigmatic but technologically important superconductors, and how this relates to their observable properties.

The physics of the solid state offers an amazing variety of quantum phenomena. Amongst the most exotic is superconductivity - the ability of material to conduct electricity without resistance.

Dr Philip Brydon

In the news

News Article

2022 MacDiarmid Institute Marsden grant successes

November 3, 2022

MacDiarmid Institute led research received $7.84 million funding in 2022 Te Pūtea Rangahau a Marsden, the Marsden Fund.

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Annual Report

2018 funding successes - Annual Report 2018

April 8, 2019

Funding successes for our investigators and their research programmes during 2018. This funding enables our researchers and collaborators to continue their breakthrough research in advanced materials and nanotechnology.

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