A global hub of Photonics research, creating transformational new approaches to sensing and transdisciplinary problem solvers.

Many of the challenges we face as a society can only be solved by pursuing a transdisciplinary approach to science. The Institute of Photonics and Advanced Sensing (IPAS) has been created to bring together experimental physicists, chemists, material scientists, biologists, experimentally driven theoretical scientists and medical researchers to create new sensing and measurement technologies.

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IPAS Annual Report 2019

Keep up to date all IPAS amazing research in 2019. Click here for the latest IPAS Annual Report 2019.

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IPAS Cryoclock leading the SA Photonics Roadmap

IPAS start-up Cryoclock is proudly part of the fast- growing photonics industry which contributes $4.3bn to the Australian economy. SA output is $412m, and with 1174 employees generates $117,500/employee, which is just under national average for the industry.



IPAS/CNBP Novel Plasmonic Tape featured in ACS Applied Nano Materials

Flexible plasmonics has arisen from the realization of active optical metamaterials on nonplanar, stretchable, and/or flexible substrates for sensing application.



IPAS/CNBP Resist-free Nanoimprint technique featured in Applied Materials Today

Nanostructure patterning on optical fibers enables miniaturized optrodes for photonic and plasmonic applications.