Lewis Napper passes PhD confirmation examination

Congratulations to Lewis Napper for passing his PhD confirmation examination! It was held on Tuesday 17th January, and the examiners were Jan Gutowski and Paul Skerritt. The title of his project is “MongeAmpere geometry and the topology of vortices”. His project is supervised by Martin Wolf and Ian Roulstone. The image below shows an example of the topology of vortices (Image credit: Figure 4 from “Vortices with magnetic field inversion in noncentrosymmetric superconductors” by D. Kharzeev, Phys. Rev D 102 184516 (2020).)