Professor Benjamin Eggleton Wins the ANZOS W. H. (Beattie) Steel Medal, the most prestigious award of the Australian and New Zealand Optical Society.

The Australian and New Zealand Optical Society has awarded School of Physics’ Professor Ben Eggleton the 2020 WH “Beattie” Steel Medal in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Australian and international optics and photonics communities by leading several major cooperative centres, an exceptional research and development record. Read more.  

Jericho Smart Sensing Laboratory (JSSL) Design Innovation Workshop

From the 1st to the 3rd of December 2020, the JSSL design innovation workshop was successfully organised by the JSSL team in collaboration with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) in Kiama, New South Wales. The workshop aimed to provide the JSSL team with an opportunity to build on the role of high end science.

Professor Benjamin Eggleton and his Team have Won the Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia

This is a collaborative effort between the Eggleton Research Group (University of Sydney Professor Benjamin Eggleton, Dr Eric Mägi, Dr Moritz Merklein,Dr Alvaro Casas Bedoya, Dr Yang Liu) and Associate Professor Stephen Madden from the Australian National University.   “This is great recognition of more than a decade of research with a great team. We …

Hosting Group Captain Michael Burgess-Orton and Group Captain Lyle Holt

On 9 December 2020, Professor Benjamin Eggleton, Professor Cara Wrigley, and the Jericho Smart Sensing Laboratory (JSSL) team hosted a lab tour at the Sydney Nanoscience Hub for Group Captain Michael Burgess-Orton and Group Captain Lyle Holt from Plan Jericho, Royal Australian Air Force. During the tour, research facilities at Sydney Nano and demonstrations of …

Light, sound, action: extending the life of acoustic waves on microchips

7 May 2020 Research opens door to low-heat, low-energy, fast internet Microchips without electrons will allow for the invention of data processing systems that don’t overheat, have low energy costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This foundational work will help scientists invent systems to achieve those aims. Authors Dr Birgit Stiller (left) and Dr Moritz …

JSSL Collaboration Workshop and Opening Ceremony

On 28 November 2019, the Jericho Smart Sensing Laboratory (JSSL) Collaboration Workshop was organised by the Eggleton Research Group in collaboration with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) and the Defence Science and Technology (DST). The workshop was held in the Sydney Nanoscience Hub. The workshop aimed to enhance collaboration between the JSSL team and …

IPKISS and Lumerical Workshop

On 26 and 27 September 2019, a workshop was successfully conducted by the Eggleton Research Group in partnership with two leading international companies in the field of optical circuit design and modelling, Luceda Photonics and Lumerical Inc. The workshop focused on using the software packages IPKISS and Lumerical for component simulation and circuit layout. During …