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#Engineering

Wired for sound: A third wave emerges in integrated circuits

A research renaissance into chip-based control of light-sound interactions could transform our 5G networks, satellite communications and defence industries

19 Aug 2019 Nature Photonics

Extraordinarily thick organic light-emitting diodes solve nagging issues

New approach eases manufacturing constraints and improves viewing angle with little effect on performance.

29 Jul 2019 Nature

Finding alternatives to diamonds for drilling

Using computational methods, scientists have plotted a highly accurate map to guide the synthesis of new, cheaper materials tough enough for the mining and space industries.

23 Jul 2019 Journal of Applied Physics

200 times faster than ever before! The speediest quantum operation yet

A group of physicists at UNSW Sydney have built a super-fast version of the central building block of a quantum computer. The research is the milestone result of a vision first outlined by scientists 20 years ago.

17 Jul 2019 Nature

‘Eyes’ for the autopilot

Successful automatic landing with vision assisted navigation.

4 Jul 2019 Proceedings of the ION 2019 Pacific PNT Meeting

Smart materials provide real-time insight into wearers’ emotions

Smart wearable technology that changes colour, heats up, squeezes or vibrates as your emotions are heightened has the potential to help people with affective disorders better control their feelings.

28 Jun 2019

Fiber-optic probe can see molecular bonds

Pointing the new nanoscopy tool like a Harry Potter wand reveals a high-resolution image of molecules.

10 Jun 2019 Nature Photonics

Water filters, efficient cookstoves improve health in vulnerable Rwandan populations

The study demonstrates the viability of bringing water filters and cookstoves to vulnerable households and will help inform future national initiatives.

3 Jun 2019 PLOS медицина