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Photonic chip that ‘fits together like Lego’ opens door to local industry

Integrating photons into electronic chips expands bandwidth and filter control New semiconductor architecture integrates traditional electronics with photonic, or light, components. Designed by Dr Alvaro Casas Bedoya in the School...
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Integrated microwave photonic notch filter using a heterogeneously integrated Brillouin and active-silicon photonic circuit

Microwave photonics (MWP) has unlocked a new paradigm for Radio Frequency (RF) signal processing by harnessing the inherent broadband and tunable nature of photonic components. Despite numerous efforts made to...
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The technology that can safeguard Australia from external threats and natural disasters

Opinion: The current wars in the Middle East and Ukraine are changing the landscape of global stability and leading other countries to examine their own security, with emerging dual-use technology...
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The device that can remotely monitor your breathing: as tested on cane toads

Proof of principle for human vital-sign detection in clinical environments A new photonic radar system has been developed by scientists at Sydney Nano and the School of Physics that delivers...
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Eggleton Research Group Christmas Party 2022

The Eggleton Research Group celebrates the end of a productive and successful 2022 at The Rose in Chippendale.
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Ben Eggleton Celebrates the end of his tenure as Director of Sydney Nano

A good time was had by all at @SydneyNano’s Town Hall combined with Ben Eggleton’s Farewell as Director. Ben Eggleton has accepted the position as Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research). Duncan Iverson acknowledged...
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Benjamin Eggleton wins the Academic of the Year at the Australian Defence Industry Awards 2022

Congratulations to Benjamin Eggleton for winning the Academic of the Year at the Australian Defence Industry Awards 2022 for his outstanding innovation and engagement with Defence Connect. The Jericho Smart Sensing Laboratory (JSSL),...
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Eggleton Research Group 2022 Annual Retreat

The Eggleton group had a fantastic day on Cockatoo island in Sydney Harbour for their annual research retreat: connecting, re-energising and strategising for the future.
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Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) congratulates Centre of Excellence teams

Professor Emma Johnston highlights the impressive success of University of Sydney researchers in the recently announced Australian Research Council (ARC) Centres of Excellence round. University of Sydney researchers will play...
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Head of Sydney Nano, Prof Ben Eggleton, appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research)

10 November 2022 Professor Ben Eggleton moves to key research role The University of Sydney proudly appoints Professor Ben Eggleton, as Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research) to spearhead the University's leadership in research....
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Eggleton Research Group and JSSL Team Host Royal Australian Air Force

Last Friday, Benjamin Eggleton and the JSSL team hosted Air Commodore Phil Gordon, Group Captain Michael Burgess-Orton and Warrant Officer Nicholas Stubbs-Race. The interim DVC-R, Prof Kathy Belov was also...
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The Royal Society of NSW 1302th OGM and Open Lecture

New Frontiers in Smart Sensor Technology for a Healthier, Safer and Sustainable Future Professor Benjamin Eggleton FRSN FAA FTSE FOSA FIEEE FSPIE Director, University of Sydney Nano Institute and Co-Director, NSW Smart...
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Using radar to monitor burn victims and babies? It’s now possible

Low-cost, high-res radar developed at University of Sydney. ' University of Sydney scientists have achieved a technology breakthrough with potentially life-saving applications - all using an improved version of radar....
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Just What is Nanotechnology?

A primer on building tools the size of atoms. Just what is nanotechnology? Where is it being used in our day-to-day life, and where could it be used? Cosmos chatted to Professor...
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An “Incredibly Precise”, Low-Electronics Radar System

The Photonic Radar System can see things in high detail. We use radar to spot aircraft and thunderstorms, but what if it could be used for smaller-scale things? A team...
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We’re hiring a Data Theme Leader

Reporting directly to the NSSN Co-Director Prof. Benjamin Eggleton, the Data Theme Leader for the NSW Smart Sensing Network (NSSN) is responsible for leading business development activities relating to the sensing data theme. Drawing on...
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Capturing data faster than a speeding bullet | Defence News

A sensor that has shown potential to measure the speed and predict the trajectory of incredibly fast-moving objects has been developed in a partnership between Air Force and university researchers....
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AUSTRALIA INNOVATES – THE VIDEO SERIES

Professor Benjamin Eggleton and his team are excited to be part of the ‘Australia Innovates’ video series launched by Business Events Australia. This series aims to demonstrate Australia’s wide-ranging expertise...
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Prof. Benjamin Eggleton hosts Dr Katerina Agostino, Chief of Aerospace Division, Defence Science & Technology Group

On 23 March 2021, Professor Benjamin Eggleton hosted Dr Katerina Agostino, Chief of Aerospace Division, Defence Science and Technology Group at The University of Sydney Nano Institute. During the visit, Professor Eggleton...
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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...
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