Airbus and UNSW collaborate on solar cells for space

Dec 08, 2022

Airbus Defence and Space has selected the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney to conduct a 3.5 year research project for the development of high efficiency solar cells to be used in Space. The research will help push the performance of photovoltaic solar cells for Space to the limit, both in terms of … Continue reading Airbus and UNSW collaborate on solar cells for space

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RIS Funding Success for Laser MBE

Dec 08, 2022

A/Prof Neeraj Sharma (School of Chemistry), Nagarajan Valanoor (Material Science) and Matt Boreland (ANFF-NSW) have been awarded funding under UNSW’s Research Infrastructure Scheme (RIS2023) to support ANFF’s Laser-MBE facility. These funds will enable the procurement of KrF gas, which is essential for driving the excimer laser at the heart of the Laser-MBE system that enables … Continue reading RIS Funding Success for Laser MBE

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Change of leadership at ANFF-NSW

Jul 21, 2022

Professor Andrew Dzurak has stepped away from his role as Director of ANFF NSW in order to commercialise quantum computing technologies that he has been developing for the past 20 years. Professor François Ladouceur, a specialist in optics, photonics and computing at UNSW has been selected to take on the ANFF NSW Directorship. He is … Continue reading Change of leadership at ANFF-NSW

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Securing Australia’s Semiconductor Capabilities

Jun 27, 2022

The future of Australia’s semiconductor industry is bright with New South Wales Minister for Science, Innovation and Technology, Alister Henskens, today announcing the establishment of the Semiconductor Sector Service Bureau (S3B). Supporting economic growth across critical local industries including health, defence and communications, S3B will enable advancements in semiconductor technologies, connecting companies, researchers and capabilities … Continue reading Securing Australia’s Semiconductor Capabilities

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With tiny transistors, researchers pave the way for next-gen 2D technology

May 26, 2022

In a world-first, researchers at the UNSW Materials and Manufacturing Futures Institute (MMFI) fabricated an array of transparent field-effect transistors using a freestanding single-crystal strontium titanate (STO) membrane, with performance matching those of the current silicon-semiconductor field-effect transistors Their work, published last week in Nature, demonstrates the potential for large-scale fabrication of the 2D field-effect … Continue reading With tiny transistors, researchers pave the way for next-gen 2D technology

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