Professor Andrei Rode

Professor Andrei Rode
Position
Professor
Department
Laser Physics Centre
Office phone
54637
Email
Office
John Carver 3 15
Webpage
http://laserspark.anu.edu.au/People/avr111.ph...

Research interests

  • Laser ablation and laser deposition of films;
  • Nanoclusters and their properties, in particularly nanoclusters formed in a laser ablated plume;
  • Interaction of ultra-short laser radiation with matter: electron-phonon energy coupling, ionisation, ablation, and ion acceleration;
  • Application of short-pulse laser-matter interaction phenomena in nanotechnology, medicine, micromachining, optical memory, photon science and technology, and art conservation;
  • Physics of laser-produced plasmas; laser fusion; x-ray generation by laser-produced plasmas; multi-photon ionization of atoms; x-ray spectroscopy; x-ray optics, in particularly arrays optics with negative refractive index.

Grants and awards

2010

ARC

  • A co-thermal evaporation system for the production of chalcogenide thin films for photonics ($270,000) 
    B.Luther-Davies, R.Wang, 
D.A. Bulla, A.V.Rode, S.Madden, C.Monat, D.J.Moss, C.Grillet, D-Y.Choi, B.J.Eggleton, M.D.Pelusi, S.D.Jackson
  • An analytical transmission electron microscope for the investigation of functional materials, earth processes and novel condensed matter ($1,000,000)
    C.Ridgway, A.Cuevas, J.S.Williams, Y.-Y.J.Wong-Leung, C.Jagadish, A.V.Rode, I.Jackson, D.H.Macdonald, J.D.Fitz Gerald, Z.H.Stachurski

NHMRC

  • Spatial Light Modulator ($12,000)
    A. V. Rode

2009

ARC

  • Ultrafast photonic hammer: A new strategy to synthesise super-dense super-hard nanomaterials ($320,000)
    A.V.Rode, S. Juodkazis

NHMRC

  • Optical vortices for trapping and guiding nanoparticles in air ($482,000)
    A.V. Rode, W. Krolikowksi, A. Desyatnikov

Australian Academy of Science

  • Scientific Visits to Europe (Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France) ($8,500)
    A.V. Rode

2008

ARC

  • A new nano-sensor technology for the detection and identification of residual vapour of explosives, drugs and chemicals in the air ($280,000)
    D.K.Gramotnev, P.M.Fredericks, A.V.Rode, V.Otieno-Alego, K.P.Kirkbride
  • Micro and Nanostructure Optical Characterisation Facility ($650,000)
    C.Jagadish, H. Tan, J.Williams, B.Luther-Davies, T.Senden, V.Craig, R.Elliman, Y.Wong-Leung, L.Fu, J.Bradby, Q.Gao, Q.Li, A.Ashrafi, H.Hattori, L.Faraone, J.Dell, G.Parish, Y.Kivshar, D.Neshev, Y.Chen, A.Rode, S.Madden, K.Grant

ANU

  • An advanced Optical Profiler ($163,000)
    B. Luther-Davies, S. Madden, A. V. Rode, R. P. Wang

2007

ANU

  • Laser epitaxial growth of heterostructures for quantum optics and photonics applications ($109,000)
    B. Luther-Davies
S. Madden, A. V. Rode,
M. Sellars

2006

ARC

  • Ultra-high density permanent and/or erasable optical memory in photorefractive media ($695,000)
    W.Z.Krolikowski, A.V Rode, E.G.Gamaly
  • Shortpulse laser cleaning for Australian heritage conservation ($166,000)
    A.V.Rode, K.G.H.Baldwin, L.A.Wain, S.Laidler, J.T.Land, S.R.Moore, J.Barr, D.W.Gardner
    • CNRS Visiting Professor, Mediterranean University, Marseille, France
    • Nanoclusters with extraordinary properties made out of ordinary materials ($325,000)
      A.V. Rode, B. Luther-Davies, A. Christy
    • Visiting Professor at the Satellite Venture Business Laboratory, and National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Tsukuba, Japan ($7,500)
    • 50W Laser Amplifier for Ultra-Fast Laser Ablation ($40,000)
      A.V. Rode, B. Luther-Davies, V. Kolev
    • Best Presentation at COLA'01
    • Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship ($365,000)
    • J.G. Russel Award
    • Gordon Godfrey Fellowship

CNRS, France

  • CNRS Visiting Professor, Mediterranean University, Marseille, France

2005

ARC

  • Nanoclusters with extraordinary properties made out of ordinary materials ($325,000)
    A.V. Rode, B. Luther-Davies, A. Christy

2003

Japanese Society for Promotion of Science Fellowship

  • Visiting Professor at the Satellite Venture Business Laboratory, and National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Tsukuba, Japan ($7,500)

2002

Australian-German Scientific Collaboration Scheme

  • 50W Laser Amplifier for Ultra-Fast Laser Ablation ($40,000)
    A.V. Rode, B. Luther-Davies, V. Kolev

2001

Conference on Laser Ablation '01

  • Best Presentation at COLA'01

1996

ARC

  • Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship ($365,000)

Australian Academy of Science

  • J.G. Russel Award

1987

University of NSW

  • Gordon Godfrey Fellowship

ScienceWise research articles

ScienceWise Magazine - Ultrafast Lasers Drill Teeth and Improve Memory
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