2013 CUDOS News

CUDOS Research featured in Nature Photonics


CUDOS research on Nanowire Arrays, published in Optics Express has been featured in a Nature Photonics Research Highlight.

Collaboration with Israel’s Technion promises faster, more powerful next-generation computers


A new collaborative project between CUDOS at the University of Sydney and Technion - Israel Institute of Technology was launched by NSW Minister for Health and Medical Research, Jillian Skinner, at an official event at the University of Sydney yesterday.

Special Issue of Optics Communications


Energy efficient nanophotonics: Engineered light–matter interaction in sub-wavelength structures, Co-edited by Chad Husko (CUDOS, University of Sydney)

ANZCOP Postdeadline Papers


CUDOS members will be presenting 3 of the 4 postdeadline papers at ANZCOP in Perth next week.

CUDOS success in ARC funding round


Congratulations to all CUDOS members who were successful in the ARC Funding announced on November 8th, for funding commencing 2014. Including:
2 DECRA (Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards)
5 Discovery Projects
5 LEIF (Linkage, Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities) Grants

Photons on demand now possible on hair's width optical chip


Breakthrough CUDOS research published in Nature Communications with associated articles in Sydney University News and on The Conversation.

FiO Postdeadline Papers


CUDOS will be presenting 4 papers at the Frontiers in Optics Postdeadline Session next week. 2 come from Sydney University, 2 from Swinburne CMP.

Inaugral Peter Domachuk Memorial Lecture


Professor Fiorenzo Omenetto will be travelling from Tufts University to give the inaugral lecture on November 4. Read more about The multiple forms of silk - from ancient textile to future technology.

Ben Eggleton to give Einstein Lecture


Professor Ben Eggleton is the speaker for the 2013 Einstein Lecture, to be held on Tuesday 17 September as part of the Ultimo Science Festival.

CUDOS paper in Nature Photonics


Congratulations to Min Gu and his team at Swinburne, who co-authored a landmark paper published in Nature Photonics.

Waveshaper - Eureka Finalist


Congratulations to the Waveshaper Team at the Sydney Uni node and Finisar Australia who are finalists for the Rio Tinto Eureka Prize for Commercialisation of Innovation

Senator Kim Carr visit


Senator Kim Carr visited the CUDOS labs at Sydney University in conjunction with a ground-breaking for the new Australian Institute for Nanoscience.

CUDOS Postdeadline at Hawaii Nonlinear Optics Conference


Congratulations to all involved in the cross-project paper, presented at the Nonlinear Optics Conference Postdeadline session.

Arthur Lowery awarded ARC Laureate Fellowship


Congratulations to Arthur Lowery on receiving one of 17 2013 ARC Laureate Fellowships.

CLEO/PR & OECC/PS Post Deadline Papers


CUDOS members presented 3 post deadline papers at the recent CLEO/PR & OECC/PS Conference in Kyoto.

Swinburne CMP/CUDOS article in Nature Communications


A breakthrough Swinburne CMP CUDOS paper was published in Nature Communications

CUDOS embraces entrepreneurship


CUDOS has embarked on a strategy to promote and foster innovation and entrepreneurship through a three-pronged approach...

S. Poole & S Frisken win 2013 Clunies Ross Awards


CUDOS congratulates Dr Simon Poole and Dr Steven Frisken on winning the prestigious 2013 Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering's Clunies Ross Award for innovation in science and engineering.

Innovation Prize Industry Success


Jochen Schroeder won the 2013 CUDOS Innovation Prize for his work with Finisar's WaveShaper. This same work was the basis for the recent breakthrough highlighted in an OFC Postdeadline paper.

Improving the flow of the fibre freeway


The team of researchers, with Dr. Jochen Schröder, Dr. Joel Carpenter and Professor Benjamin Eggleton from the University of Sydney and Dr, Liang Du and Professor Arthur Lowery from Monash University, transmitted a signal of 10 terabits per second over more than 850 km, by reprogramming a network component (known as a Wavelength Selective Switch) to work with data encoding technology that makes more efficient use of the available data channels. The resulting paper was accepted into the OFC postdeadline session.

Peter Domachuk Memorial Lecture


The University of Sydney Faculty of Science and School of Physics are honored to host the first biennial Memorial Lecture later this year.

ANU Nonlinear and Sydney Uni students romp in


The 2013 Annual Student Poster Competition saw ANU Nonlinear and Sydney Uni groups shine.

Herbert Winful visits University of Sydney


Herbert Winful is spending 4 months sabbatical with CUDOS at The University of Sydney.

CUDOS mourns death of Peter Domachuk


Peter Domachuk passed away in the last days of 2012 after a sudden illness. His loss is keenly felt at CUDOS and our thoughts are with his family and friends.