# Recent Posts

One of the RSEs here at Imperial recently let me know about https://adventofcode.com. If you haven’t heard of this, it’s a …

### Fixing Name Resolution in Ubuntu 18.04

We have a server (really a powerful workstation) running Ubuntu Linux that sits in the corner of a professor’s office which we …

### Parsing System Info

When I began at Imperial, I inherited management of a fairly large cluster of workstations of various ages and specifications. Every so …

### Overriding Blackfriday

I set up this site recently using the static site generator hugo, and the academic theme, as this seemed to provide everything I …

# Recent Publications

. Direct Measurement of Anharmonic Decay Channels of a Coherent Phonon. Phys. Rev. Lett., 2018.

. Coupling between acoustic and soft transverse optical phonons leads to negative thermal expansion of GeTe near the ferroelectric phase transition. Phys. Rev. B, 2018.

. Ferroelectric phase transition and the lattice thermal conductivity of Pb$_{1-x}$Ge$_x$Te alloys. Phys. Rev. B, 2017.

. The origin of incipient ferroelectricity in lead telluride. Nat. Commun., 2016.

. Resonant squeezing and the anharmonic decay of coherent phonons. Phys. Rev. B, 2016.

# Teaching

I currently teach the following courses at Imperial College London: