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Shedding new light in many directions

IPAS - Professor Nigel Spooner

In a unique initiative, Defence Science and Technology and the University of Adelaide are conducting dual-use research that has found applications in defence, mining, medicine, soil forensics and archaeology.

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Trapping atoms to protect Australia’s groundwater

Researcher Dr Rohan Glover, with the Atom Trap Trace Analysis (ATTA) facility at The University of Adelaide

A unique new facility at the University of Adelaide will help protect Australia’s precious groundwater from overuse and contamination.

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Adelaide scientist wins ‘bronze’ at global neurophotonics event

Mengke Han - IPAS

A project to map the hearing capability of zebrafish has won Mengke Han third prize at the global Frontiers in Neurophotonics’ summer school.

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Quantum sensors to make Australia safer

Professor Andrew Luiten

Researchers to work with the Defence Science and Technology Group on four ambitious quantum technology projects.

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Measurement of success: Adelaide scientist wins medal for commitment to industry

IPAS scientist Professor Andre Luiten

Precision measurement expert Professor Andre Luiten has received national recognition for supporting the needs of industry.

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Trapping atoms, not space ships, with tractor beams

Dr Philip Light with the atomic chamber in which the atomic tractor beams were created

Physics researchers have delved into the realm of Star Wars and created a powerful tractor beam.

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Tiny Research wins Tall Awards

2018 South Australian Young Tall Poppy Science Award winners

They’re working on a small scale to make a big impact in their respective fields. Meet Dr Ben Sparkes and Dr Cameron Shearer.

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Open day showcases science careers and ground breaking research within IPAS

Ipas Open Day image

Re-live the first #IPASOpenDay, attended by the general public, university stakeholders, STEM students and industry partners.

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Nanocrystals may replace traditional hard drives for data storage

Nanocrystals may replace traditional hard drives for data storage. Image courtesy Travis Jennings - CC BY 3.0.

Physicists discover that nano-sized crystals of salt encoded with data using light from a laser could be the next data storage technology of choice.

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