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Frequency Standards and Distribution

Honours projects: Accurate knowledge of optical parameters is becoming increasingly important for a wide range of scientific and industrial applications.

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Quantum Atom-Fibre Photonics

Honours projects: Accurate knowledge of optical parameters is becoming increasingly important for a wide range of scientific and industrial applications.

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Studying the Highest Energy Particles in Nature with the Pierre Auger Observatory

Pierre Auger Observatory

Honours project: Projects with the Pierre Auger Observatory in western Argentina which has been built to detect giant cascades of particles created in our atmosphere by the highest energy particles known in the Universe.

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Cloud Microphysics

Honours project: Development of balloon-borne optical instruments to investigate super-cooled liquid water in the atmosphere, and its effect on weather and climate models.

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Imaging Microstructured Optical Fibres

Honours projects: Accurate knowledge of optical parameters is becoming increasingly important for a wide range of scientific and industrial applications.

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Radio Astronomy at 55 MHZ

Honours projects: Students will gain experience in radio interferometry techniques which underpin major astronomy programs in Australia such as the Square Kilometre Array (SKA).

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Harnessing Nanoparticles In Glass Optical Fibres

Honours project: This project explores the use of blended control strategies to optimise the performance of advanced lasers.

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3D Printing of Optical Calibration Objects for High Resolution Medical Imaging

Honours projects: Accurate knowledge of optical parameters is becoming increasingly important for a wide range of scientific and industrial applications.

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Multiplexed Extreme Temperature Sensing with Fibres

Honours projects: Accurate knowledge of optical parameters is becoming increasingly important for a wide range of scientific and industrial applications.

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Nonlinear Optics In Optical Waveguides: Can We Control Photons By Photons?

Honours project: This project explores the use of blended control strategies to optimise the performance of advanced lasers.

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Competition: Young Scientist of the Year

How do we feed the world’s growing population? How do we save our wildlife from extinction? Got an idea that will build a brighter, greener world?

Australian high school students are invited to submit a short video about one of Australia’s big science challenges.

Video competition