Kayn Forbes is a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at UEA, where he obtained his Master's in 2014, and PhD in 2018 under the supervision of Professor David L. Andrews. His research interests broadly involve studying the interaction between light and matter using quantum electrodynamics. Specific topics currently being studied include structured light and optical vortices, chirality, optical activity, interparticle interactions, plasmonics, and nanophotonics. 

Selected Publications (for a fuller listing click the PUBLICATIONS tab at the top of the screen)

Forbes, K. A.
Raman Optical Activity Using Twisted Photons
Physical Review Letters, 122, 10, 103201. (2019).
DOI:     10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.103201

Forbes, K. A., Bradshaw, D. S., and Andrews, D.L.
Optical binding of nanoparticles
Nanophotonics, 9, 1, pp.1-17 (2020).
DOI:     10.1515/nanoph-2019-0361

Forbes, K. A. and Andrews, D. L. 
Optical orbital angular momentum: twisted light and chirality
Optics Letters, 43, 3, pp. 435-438 (2018).
DOI:     10.1364/OL.43.000435

Forbes, K. A. and Andrews, D. L.
Enhanced optical activity using the orbital angular momentum of structured light
Physical Review Research, 1, 033080. (2019).
DOI:     10.1103/PhysRevResearch.1.033080

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