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Infrared imaging by ultra-thin nanocrystal layers

Researchers show the conversion of infrared images to the visible using ultra-thin and transparent semiconductor nanocrystals.

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TMOS aims to bring diversity and equity to nano- and micro-optics

Enchanted by sciences since he was in high school, Ken Crozier hopes that the ARC Centre of Excellence TMOS (Transformative Meta-Optical Systems) will inspire the next generation of researchers, and encourage more diversity among the current cohort. The Centre’s Deputy Director, Professor Crozier is based at the University of Melbourne, where he studied science and […]

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TMOS researcher a leader in nanotechnology

ANU’s Professor Hoe Tan, a Chief Investigator in TMOS, has identified by The Australian Special Report on Research as the Field Leader in Nanotechnology, within Chemical and Materials Sciences. Congratulations Hoe! Hoe’s research in Nanotechnology is primarily on the growth of semiconductor nanostructures such as nanowires, nanomembranes, nanorings and hexagonal-BN (a 2D material) for various […]

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Science News

Tiny devices promise improved cancer detection

Scientists have made new miniature devices that could be developed into safe, high-resolution imaging technology that helps doctors to identify potentially deadly cancers and treat them early. Millions of people around the world die from cancer every year. The Australian National University (ANU) collaborated on the new devices with the University of Strathclyde and Oxford […]

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Study puts spin into quantum technologies

University of Technology Sydney The ability to control the spin of atom-like impurities in 2D material hexagonal boron-nitride demonstrated A team of international scientists investigating how to control the spin of atom-like impurities in 2D materials have observed the dependence of the atom’s energy on an external magnetic field for the first time. The results […]