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### Two-parameter estimation with Gaussian state probes

### Tearing modes in the multi-region relaxed MHD plasma model

Assoc. Prof. Matthew Hole, Dr Graham Dennis, Emeritus Professor Robert Dewar

### Nanophotonics, metasurfaces, and meta-optics with dielectric nanoparticles

*all-dielectric resonant nanophotonics*and

*meta-optics*. High-permittivity nanoparticles exhibit strong interaction with light due to the excitation of electric

*and magnetic Mie-type resonances*.

### Nuclear models in nuclear structure and reactions

Dr Edward Simpson, Professor Andrew Stuchbery, Dr Cédric Simenel

### Quantum Device Engineering

### Computing nuclei: numerical solution of the Schrödinger equation

### Experimental quantum simulation with ultracold metastable Helium atoms in an optical lattice

### Protein structure: new topological methods

### 3D image segmentation using machine learning techniques

### Fibre optic sensing arrays

### Gas sensing of carbon dioxide

### Storing quantum entangled states of light

Associate Professor Matthew Sellars, Dr Rose Ahlefeldt, Dr Kate Ferguson

### Ultra-compact nanowire lasers for application in nanophotonics

### Micro-ring lasers for integrated silicon photonics

### Parity-time symmetry in classical and quantum nonlinear optics

A/Prof Andrey A. Sukhorukov, Dr Alexander Solntsev, Professor Yuri Kivshar

### High-density artifact correction in x-ray micro-tomography

### Multi-spectral x-ray micro-tomography

### Inclusion of toroidal flow into multiple relaxed region MHD

Assoc. Prof. Matthew Hole, Dr Graham Dennis, Emeritus Professor Robert Dewar

### Quantum tunnelling and energy dissipation in nuclear collisions

Professor Mahananda Dasgupta, Dr Edward Simpson, Professor David Hinde

### Probabilistic quantum cloning with noiseless linear amplifier

### Optical metamaterials: from Harry Potter to modern optical technologies

### Ultrafast optical micro-domain structuring for advanced nonlinear photonic devices

### Photonic musical instruments

### Variational approach to many-body problems

### Fragmentation of molecules by positronium

Dr Joshua Machacek, A/Prof. James Sullivan, Professor Stephen Buckman

### Positron applications in medical physics

A/Prof. James Sullivan, Professor Stephen Buckman, Dr Joshua Machacek

### Solid state synapses and neurons - memristive devices for neuromorphic computing

### Fundamental tests of quantum mechanics with matter waves

### The inverse swarm problem with neural networks

### Nanowires for Neuroscience Applications

### Proton-gamma coincidence studies around the N=Z=20 and 28 nuclei

Mr Jackson Dowie, Dr Tibor Kibedi, Professor Andrew Stuchbery

### Intelligent 3D X-ray imaging, for improved analysis of complex 3D images.

### What killed the dinosaurs 66 million years ago?

### Search for supernova-signatures on Earth

### Modelling a solar flare by MRXMHD

### What determines the equilibrium shapes within a crystalline nanoworld?

### Optical nanoantennas

### Nucleons on a sphere

### Coherently combined laser systems for space technologies and free space optical communications

### Constraining toroidal equilibria to accretion disc observations

### Topological photonics for electromagnetic metadevices

### Physics of pulsed negative ion plasmas

### Why does the English willow make the best cricket bat?

### Lorentz forces in a tokamak

### Beam matching using machine learning

### Imaging fluid-fluid interfacial curvatures in porous media: relating physics and geometry

### Coherent control of quantum-mechanical systems

### Exploring the nature of deep levels in high performance ZnO Schottky diodes

### Positrons and Dust Grains

### Fundamental investigation of fission tracks for geo- and thermochronology

### An atom trap in the vacuum of space

### Combinatorics and integrable systems

### Exploring physics with neural networks

### The principles and design of a plasma wakefield accelerator

### Resistive switching in transition-metal oxides and its use in nonvolatile memory devices

_{2}O

_{5}, HfO

_{2, }Nb

_{2}O

_{5}and NbO

_{2}) and to explore its application in future non-volatile memory (i.e. ReRAM) devices.

### Crucial fundamental nuclear data for nuclear fusion and nuclear fission

### Orbit topologies and wave-particle resonance in fusion plasmas

### Machine learning for optics and controls

### Novel methods for remediation of Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination

### Nanobubbles

### Mechanical properties of plant cells

### Quantum limited magnetometry

### Three-dimensional crystalline structures from two-dimensional hyperbolic tilings

### Generation of random numbers from vacuum fluctuations

### High precision electron spectroscopy of electric monopole transitions

Mr Jackson Dowie, Dr Tibor Kibedi, Professor Andrew Stuchbery

### Electromagnetic Bound States in the Continuum

### Foundations of light particles in liquids

_{0}, the "background energy" is poorly understood. This project aims to calculate V

_{0}using an ab initio model.

### 4D tomography - imaging materials in 3D as they change

### Compression of 3D X-ray imaging data

### Experimental determination of the Auger yield per nuclear decay

A/Prof Maarten Vos, Dr Tibor Kibedi, Professor Andrew Stuchbery

### Soft Condensed Matter: Molecules made by Threading

components is threaded onto an axle that is capped on both ends with stoppers to prevent the rings from

falling off. These systems exhibit complex and fascinating physics.

### Sub-zeptosecond processes in reactions of stable and radioactive weakly-bound nuclei

Dr Kaitlin Cook, Professor Mahananda Dasgupta, Professor David Hinde

### Quantum Wavelets

### Atomic magnetometer for exploring physics beyond the standard model

### Solar Fuels Generation using III-V Semiconductors

Dr Siva Karuturi, Professor Chennupati Jagadish AC, Professor Hoe Tan

### Developing a planar waveguide photonic quantum processor

Associate Professor Matthew Sellars, Associate Professor Duk-Yong Choi

### Efficient one-step plasma synthesis of high surface area nanostructures

### Promoting shear to create new forms of diamond under pressure

### Bayesian estimation of min-entropy

### RNA tangles and knots? A basic model.

### Turbulence and Particle transport in linear and toroidal magnetic geometries

### Vibration control for optical interferometry

Dr Bram Slagmolen, Professor David McClelland, Dr Robert Ward

### Electron dosimetry for cancer treatment at the micro-scale

Dr Greg Tredwell, Dr Tibor Kibedi, Professor Andrew Stuchbery

### Thermonuclear ringtones in tokamak plasmas

Assoc. Prof. Matthew Hole, Dr Michael Fitzgerald, Emeritus Professor Robert Dewar

### Mathematical Aspects of Conformal Field Theory

### Wave dispersion in stringed instruments: What makes tuning a piano so hard?

### Discovering quantum defects in diamond and related materials

### Space based quantum limited accelerometers for satellite control

### Dual torsion pendulum for quantum noise limited sensing

Dr Bram Slagmolen, Professor David McClelland, Dr Robert Ward

### High energy scattering in gauge and string theories

### Lie algebras in particle physics

### Theory of nuclear fission

### Low-temperature plasma nitrogen fixation for enhancing plant growth

### Electromagnetic metamaterials

### How does a quantum system reach equilibrium?

### Electron scattering from surfaces at high energies

### The gravitational and magnetic mapping of archeological sites, volcanoes, mineral and ore deposits, and aquifers

### Ultra-short laser induced micro-explosion: A new route to synthesise novel high-pressure phases

### Laser levitation of a macroscopic mirror

### 3D print pedagogical models of periodic minimal surfaces

### Electron-liquid interface scattering

### Attosecond time-resolved atomic reactions

### Photonic bandages

### Exciton polaritons in 2D atomically thin materials

### Development of Squeezed Laser Sources for Quantum Communication

### Monte-Carlo simulation of x-ray scattering from nano-objects

### Topological data analysis of software crash call stacks

### Development of an advanced 3D volumetric imaging system

### Microfabricated quantum gravimeters

### Improving Magnetic Resonance Imaging with metamaterials

### How to create new super-heavy elements

Professor David Hinde, Dr Kaushik Banerjee, Dr Cédric Simenel

### Solar cells without p-n junctions

Professor Hoe Tan, Professor Chennupati Jagadish AC, Dr Kaushal Vora

### Organic-inorganic perovskite materials for high performance photovoltaics

### Frequency distribution over fibre for next generation Gravitational Wave Detectors

Dr Bram Slagmolen, Professor David McClelland, Dr David Gozzard

### Studies on the effect of He irradiation on the microstructure and mechanical properties of W/ W alloys

### Exact Bohr-Sommerfeld quantisation and Conformal Field Theory

### Stochastic dynamics of interacting systems and integrability

### Quantum super resolution

### Fibre laser technology for quantum systems

### Non-equilibrium quantum condensation of microcavity exciton polaritons

### The pair conversion decay of the Hoyle state

^{12}C.

### Controlling the properties of 2D materials by defect engineering

### New trends in separation of variables

### Integrated quantum photonics

A/Prof Andrey A. Sukhorukov, Prof Dragomir Neshev, Dr Alexander Solntsev

### Quantum Squeezing Atomic Ensembles

### Using 3D microscopy to understand drought tolerance in plants

### Optical quantum memory

### Quantum squeezed states for interferometric gravitational-wave detectors

Professor David McClelland, Professor Daniel Shaddock, Dr Bram Slagmolen

### Topological Crystallography: Graphs and surfaces with symmetry

Dr Vanessa Robins, Professor Stephen Hyde, Dr Olaf Delgado-Friedrichs

### High precision electron-gamma angular correlation measurements

Mr Jackson Dowie, Dr Tibor Kibedi, Professor Andrew Stuchbery

### Force networks in granular materials: imaging, pattern recognition and data mining

### Modelling free-ion hyperfine fields

Professor Andrew Stuchbery, Dr Tibor Kibedi, Mr Brendan McCormick

### Nuclear reactions for carbon beam therapy

^{12}C beam spread the dose, potentially harming healthy tissue. This project will investigate nuclear reaction cross sections relevant to heavy ion therapy.

### A new tool for measuring structural changes under pressure

### Introduction to quantum integrable systems

### Atomic ionization in super-strong laser fields

### Nanowire arrays for next generation high performance photovoltaics

Professor Lan Fu, Dr Ziyuan Li, Professor Chennupati Jagadish AC

### Quantum sensing with ultra-cold atoms

### Specific ion effects

### Nucleosynthesis in the laboratory - how elements are formed in stars

### Shape signatures for leaves: an application of topological data analysis

### Nonlinear evolution of energetic particle modes to saturated helical structure

### 4D structural characterization of carbon-sequestering cements

Dr Anna Herring, Dr Mohammad Saadatfar, Prof Adrian Sheppard

### Direct measurement of nuclear masses in relativistic storage rings

^{8}and it is even possible to measure the energies of long-lived excited states through direct application of Einstein’s relation, E=mc

^{2}.

### Nuclear fusion and sub-zeptosecond breakup reactions

^{-21}s. This project will help us understand these fast, complex breakup processes and their influence on fusion.

### Developing a digital data acquisition system for SABRE; Australia's First Dark Matter Detector

Dr Lindsey Bignell, Professor Gregory Lane, Professor Andrew Stuchbery

### Developing a quantum memory for the 1550 nm optical communication band

### Diagnosing plasma-surface interactions under fusion-relevant conditions

### Spectral energy transfer in turbulence

### Plasma-liquid interactions

### Nanowire photodetectors - Small devices for the big world

### Spectroscopy of radioactive fission fragments

Dr AJ Mitchell, Professor Gregory Lane, Professor Andrew Stuchbery

### Nanoporous antimonides

### Effect of large coherent vortices on Lagrangian statistics in 2D turbulence

### Nonlinear phenomena with matter-wave Solitons

### Nano-bubble formation in fusion relevant materials

### Shape engineering of semiconductor nanostructures for novel device applications

### Quantum coherence and metrology

### Benchmark positron scattering experiments

A/Prof. James Sullivan, Professor Stephen Buckman, Dr Joshua Machacek

### Impact of surface roughness on fluid equilibribrium

### Low-energy tests of the signatures of quantum gravity

### Metamaterials for Terahertz wave manipulation

### Electric field structure of Energetic Geodesic Acoustic Modes (EGAMs)

### Second Harmonic Generation for Quantum Optics Applications

### New connections between classical and quantum field theories

### Investigating extreme environments using diamond anvil cells

### String theory and integrable systems

### Singling out the depletion region in semiconductor devices by scanning electron microscopy

### Source-independent quantum random number generator

### Quantum microscopes for revolutionary interdisciplinary science

### Shocks transitions in nonuniform magnetic fields

### Diamond quantum computing and communications

### Causality vs free will in quantum correlations

### Quantum tunnelling in many-body systems

### Surface forces and the behaviour of colloidal systems

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