Mr Lachlan William Russell
Postdoctoral Fellow

Mr Lachlan William Russell

Ph.D. Candidate - Optical Tweezers (February 2017 - Present) - UNSW Sydney
Ph.D. Supervisor: Dr Peter Reece.
Thesis: Nanoscale Sensing with Optically Trapped Nanodiamonds

Bachelor of Advanced Science (Physics) with Honours (2013 - 2016) - UNSW Sydney
Honours Supervisor: Dr Clemens Ulrich.

School of Physics


  • Journal articles | 2021
    Russell LW; Dossetor EC; Wood AA; Simpson DA; Reece PJ, 2021, 'Optimizing Optical Tweezers Experiments for Magnetic Resonance Sensing with Nanodiamonds', ACS Photonics, vol. 8, pp. 1214 - 1221,
    Journal articles | 2019
    Burns SR; Sando D; Xu B; Dupé B; Russell L; Deng G; Clements R; Paull OHC; Seidel J; Bellaiche L; Valanoor N; Ulrich C, 2019, 'Expansion of the spin cycloid in multiferroic BiFeO 3 thin films', npj Quantum Materials, vol. 4,
    Journal articles | 2018
    Russell LW; Ralph SG; Wittick K; Tetienne JP; Simpson DA; Reece PJ, 2018, 'Manipulating the Quantum Coherence of Optically Trapped Nanodiamonds', ACS Photonics, vol. 5, pp. 4491 - 4496,
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dixon TF; Russell LW; Andres-Arroyo A; Reece PJ, 2017, 'Using back focal plane interferometry to probe the influence of Zernike aberrations in optical tweezers', Optics Letters, vol. 42, pp. 2968 - 2971,
  • Conference Papers | 2018
    Russell LW; Tetienne JP; Simpson DA; Reece PJ, 2018, 'Infrared induced photo-dynamics of NV centres in optically trapped nanodiamond', in Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering,
    Preprints | 2021
    Russell LW; Dossetor EC; Wood AA; Simpson DA; Reece PJ, 2021, Optimising optical tweezers experiments for magnetic resonance sensing with nanodiamonds