2015 CUDOS News
CUDOS hosted the first ‘nano’ conference at the new Sydney Nanoscience Hub this week. The highly successful SPIE Micro + Nano, Materials, Devices and Applications ran over four days from 6-9 December 2015.
Congratulations to CUDOS researchers Amol Choudhary, Elias Giacoumidis and Mike Smith and their teams for their Postdeadline papers that were presented at the Australian and New Zealand Conference on Optics and Photonics (ANZCOP) last week in Adelaide.
Published today, the second edition of Women in CUDOS 2015 focuses on the visibility of women in the workplace, with links to mentoring organisations, tips on how to deal with career gaps, interesting articles, reports and reviews of female scientists in popular culture.
CUDOS celebrated our move to new labs at the Sydney Nanoscience Hub today, with champagne and tours of the two purpose built research facilities for our stimulated Brillouin scattering and nonlinear quantum photonics projects.
As 2015 comes to a close, please join us for our final talk, ‘Computing at the speed of Light, presented by internationally celebrated physicist, Professor Michal Lipson from Columbia University.
A collaborative team of researchers from the ARC Centre for Ultrahigh bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems (CUDOS) have demonstrated a phenomenon first proposed in 1948, but which had never before been observed experimentally.
The American Institute of Physics will launch a new journal, APL Photonics in April 2016, with CUDOS Director, Professor Benjamin Eggleton recently announced as its first Editor-in-Chief. APL Photonics is an open access journal for high quality original research in the field of applied photonics.
CUDOS researchers have made a major advancement towards the design of inexpensive monitoring devices that can detect human disease and air pollution at very small levels.
A team from CUDOS, the Australian Astronomical Observatory and Sydney Institute for Astronomy successfully installed Dragonfly, a single hybridized photonic chip designed to take images of distant planets, at Australia’s largest telescope.
CUDOS has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for Scientific Partnership with Lugar Research Institute for Innovation and Technology.
CUDOS Professor, Yuri Kivshar recently delivered a public lecture Metamaterials: Invisibility cloaks and bending light’ as part of the 2015 Academy of Science Speaker Series – Where Science Fiction becomes Science Fact.
Physicists from the University of Sydney have developed a photonic chip able to communicate information more securely and small enough to fit most computers.
As part of International Year of Light celebrations, the SPIE OSA Sydney University Student Chapter created a light and music installation, The Laser Harp, for VIVID’s ‘Light Walk’ on Sydney harbour foreshore.
The Workshop on OptoMechanics and Brillion scattering: Fundamentals, Applications and Technologies (WOMBAT) brought together a dynamic group of dynamic speakers and international researchers in optoaccoustics, such as Professor Kerry Vahala from Caltech; Professor Gaurav Bahl, from the University of Illinoi at Urbana-Champaign; and NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer, Professor Mary O’Kane.
Congratulations to CUDOS Members at the University of Sydney for two postdeadline papers accepted into the Nonlinear Optics Meeting in Hawaii.
Hundreds of visitors stopped at the CUDOS Technology booth during Munich's Laser World of Photonics to talk to inventors from our ANU, University of Sydney and Macquarie University research nodes.
CUDOS Technology launches internationally at the world’s largest Optical and Photonics trade exhibition - Laser World of Photonics on 22-25 June in Munich with four new products currently being patented in the key markets of Australia, the USA, Europe and China.
A fascinating article, 'Biomimetics: Lessons on Optics from Nature's School' by CUDOS Chief Investigator, Professor Ross McPhedran and Andrew Parker from the Natural History Museum of London, appears in this months Physics Today.
Over four days, starting from Monday 22 June, CUDOS will be exhibiting our latest technology in Munich, Germany. The exhibit is part of Laser World of Photonics; the only trade fair that brings together all optical-technology sectors including research, technology and industry.
Congratulations to Young Zhang, who received an award yesterday for Outstanding Self-Financed Overseas Chinese Student from the Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Sydney.
CUDOS students dominate prizes awarded at the University of Sydney this week, with the news that two of its postgraduate research students have been recognized for their outstanding work in academia and citizenship.
A new book co-edited by CUDOS’s Professor Benjamin Eggleton, with chapters written by Dr David Marpaung and Associate Professor Mike Steel has just been published and can be ordered online.
Over 180 people filled the Charles Perkins Auditorium on Tuesday night to hear Harvard Professor Federico Capasso’s only major public talk in Australia.
A method to selectively enhance or inhibit optical nonlinearities in a chip-scale device has been developed by CUDOS PhD students Moritz Merklein, Irina Kabakova and Thomas Büttner.
The February 2015 edition of Optics and Photonics News features a CUDOS article about it’s research into stimulated Brillouin scattering (SBS).
The opening ceremony for the International Year of Light was a two-day celebration of the wonderful and diverse ways in which human society is uplifted by our interaction with light.
A giant lightbulb that illuminated the Sydney Harbour Bridge shortly after midnight on 1 January 2015, kicked off the International Year of Light and Light-based technologies.