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A quantum of physicists to take over the Murray Bridge

Some of the brightest minds in the international physics community will be descending on the Murray Bridge this Wednesday as the Bridgeport Hotel hosts Meta Together, the first annual conference of TMOS, the ARC Centre of Excellence for Transformative Meta-Optical Systems. Centre Director Dragomir Neshev says, “We chose the Murray Bridge because we wanted an […]

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Cervical Cancer Awareness week

This week is National Cervical Cancer Awareness week and two of our TMOS members, Shaban Sulejman and Lukas Wesemann, are conducting research that can be applied to the detection of cervical cancer. There are around 900 new cases of cervical cancer reported every year, cervical cancer screening saves lives. Screening is one of the most […]

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$6 Billion future of the quantum industry is enabled by home-grown meta-optics

Quantum technology is hitting the headlines around Australia as the government develops its first national quantum strategy to realise its $6 billion opportunity. CSIRO anticipates that by 2045 the quantum industry will employ nearly 20,000 people and be worth $6 billion to the Australian economy. However, as raised by Dr Cathy Foley Chief Scientist in […]

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New characterization methods developed to identify light elements

In research published today in Nano Letters, physicists have delivered an unexpected boost for researchers with a new technique for 3D nanoscale elemental analysis for ion-electron microscope systems that allows the scientific community to take their work to the next level—particularly in the fields of energy storage and sustainability Scientists from leading scientific instrumentation company […]

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Australian Government invests in next generation of optics for Industry 4.0

The Australian Research Council (ARC) has awarded $34.9 million dollars to the formation of a new Centre of Excellence dedicated to the development of optical technologies. TMOS, the ARC Centre of Excellence for Transformative Meta-Optical Systems, brings together researchers from five Australian universities and 20 partner organisations to develop technology that is fundamental to the […]

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TMOS researchers’ paper on GaN nanowires featured as ACS Editors’ Choice

Researchers at the ANU node of TMOS have had their recent paper “Selective area growth of GaN nanowire: partial pressures and temperature as the key growth parameters” selected as the ACS Editors’ Choice (August 08, 2022). The ACS Editors’ Choice features scientific articles that are deemed to have broad significance to the community. Less than […]

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Fun at the inSTEM conference

Last month the inaugural inSTEM conference was run up in Brisbane/Meanjin, this was a collaboration between a group of ARC Centres of Excellence. inSTEM is a networking and career development conference for people from marginalised or underrepresented groups in STEM, and their allies. It is an initiative of the STEM-focused ARC Centres of Excellence. Networking […]

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Spooky but tiny: grating boosts nanostructured quantum light source

A key element for future quantum technology is a step closer with the unveiling of a tiny quantum light source, less than one hundredth the diameter of a hair thick. The device’s practical qualities will make it a valuable component for future micro-quantum technology, said TMOS Chief Investigator Professor Andrey Sukhorukov who led the project […]

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TMOS Annual Report 2021 – building the foundations for success

2021 marked the first full year of operations for the Centre. As you might imagine, our focus was on building the right team, refining our strategies, and developing policies and procedures to guide us moving forward. Essentially, we were getting the foundations right in order to build future success. Our 2021 report captures these activities. […]

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A smartphone could spell the end for malaria and other infectious diseases

Scientists are about to turn your smartphone into a tool that can diagnose diseases such as malaria, making mobile medical diagnostics affordable and accessible to remote areas such as third world countries and outback Australia. Currently, disease diagnostics usually requires chemical staining of cells and bulky and expensive microscopes that perform a process referred to […]