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Optics meets optimism: Physics Nobel Laureate Professor Donna Strickland on lasers and life

Professor Donna Strickland is the 2018 Nobel Prize Winner for her role in creating the “laser hammer” in the 1980’s, which is the scientific basis for the technology that allows the ultra-precise cuts required for laser eye surgeries, micromachining for electronics, and beyond. We were honoured to host Professor Strickland at the ANU Research School […]


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 […]