Capability for the fabrication and characterisation of mid-infrared photonic materials [ 2010 - 2010 ]

Research Grant

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Researchers Monro Prof Tanya M; Dr Heike Ebendorff-Heidepriem; Dr Hark H Tan; Prof John M Dell; Dr Steve Madden; Dr Christopher J Sumby; Dr David J Ottaway; Dr Hugh H Harris

Brief description The proposed facility will support the development of new glass materials suitable for transmitting and generating light in the mid-infrared spectral region. This research will allow Australia to lead the world in developing new technologies that make use of the mid-infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum. Particular applications that will flow from this research include the development of new optical fibre-based laser sources for defence and surgery, new technologies for detecting and treating cancer, and other in-vivo detection methods.

Funding Amount $400,000

Funding Scheme Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities

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