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Laser light puts health diagnoses a breath away

By looking at the colour of light in these crystals and the amount of gas absorption, researchers identify which and in what concentration gas molecules are present.

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have brought medical diagnoses via breath analysis a step closer with proof-of-concept testing of the technology.

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Dr Sarah Scholten Receives Emerging Leader's Commendation at the 2024 Inspiring South Australian Women’s Awards

Sarah Scholten Emerging Leader's Commendation

Dr Sarah Scholten has been honoured with the Emerging Leader's Commendation at the 2024 Inspiring South Australian Women’s Awards. This prestigious recognition, provided by the Hon Katrine Hildyard MP, is a testament to Sarah's outstanding contributions to the community and her significant impact in the field of photonics.

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IPAS Hosts Successful Visit from Innovate UK Representatives on Global Expert Mission for Quantum Technologies

UK Quantum Delegation

In a remarkable showcase of cutting-edge advancements in quantum photonics, IPAS had the privilege of hosting distinguished representatives from Innovate UK for their Global Expert Mission on Quantum Technologies in Australia.

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IPAS Celebrates Outstanding Achievements at Annual Student Research Event 2024

IPAS recently hosted its Annual Student Research Event 2024, a platform that showcased the remarkable achievements of its students and researchers in the previous year. The event featured the presentation of prestigious awards recognising excellence in various categories.

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Professor Mark Hutchinson appointmented to the National Science and Technology Council

Prof Mark Hutchinson in lab coat in front of microscope

Congratulations to IPAS member, Professor Mark Hutchinson for his scientific expert members appointments to the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC). 

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Drawing Fibre in Space

International Space Station - Credit: Nasa

On January 30th, at 12:07 PM EST (January 31st, 03:37 AM ACDT), a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is set to launch a miniaturized fibre draw tower module and 20 ZBLAN glass rods to the International Space Station (ISS) from Florida. Developed by industry partner Flawless Photonics and produced by the Optofab Adelaide team at IPAS, the module will be installed in an ISS glove box for drawing space ZBLAN fiber from IPAS-produced glass rods.

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IPAS Shines at SPIE Photonics West 2024

Photonics West 2024 - Plenary Talk

IPAS members actively participate in the 2024 edition of SPIE Photonics West, highlighting the crucial advancements in photonics and sensing across various disciplines. The event serves as a platform for IPAS members to share their groundbreaking research through 16 captivating talks, underscoring the importance of their contributions.

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The University of Adelaide runs billions of drug screenings on OCI

University researchers Dr. John Bruning tap OCI to screen molecules for drug development, drastically improving computational efficiency and scalability.

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New sanitiser kills salmonella in seconds

Eggs with drawn images representing salmonella bacterias

Food poisoning outbreaks caused by bacteria such as salmonella could be significantly reduced if a new sanitiser is proven to be successful in the next stage of trials.

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Professors Stokes and Ebendorff-Heidepriem awarded the 2023 Gavin Brown Prize

The 2023 Gavin Brown Prize for best paper was awarded to Yvonne M. Stokes (The University of Adelaide), Peter Buchak (LowReTech LLC, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA), Darren G. Crowdy (Imperial College London), Heike Ebendorff-Heidepriem (The University of Adelaide) for their paper: ‘Drawing of micro-structured fibres: circular and non-circular tubes’ Journal of Fluid Mechanics

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