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Welcome to the News and Events page of the ANU Research School of Physics! Here you'll find the latest updates and happenings within our vibrant community of physicists and researchers. From groundbreaking research breakthroughs to exciting upcoming events, this page is your go-to source for all things physics at ANU. Stay up to date with our cutting-edge research, world-class seminars, and engaging outreach initiatives by checking back frequently. We are committed to sharing our passion for physics with the world and hope you'll join us on this journey of discovery.

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ANU physicists are using lasers to give the Sydney Harbour Bridge a makeover
11
JUL
ANU physicists are using lasers to give the Sydney Harbour Bridge a makeover

by Rebeka Selmeczki If you’ve ever walked into a shop selling Australian merchandise, you will have noticed one of the nation’s...

Optical counterparts of diodes could spur new area of technology
10
JUL
Optical counterparts of diodes could spur new area of technology

The inventors of nano-isolators – the optical equivalent of a diode – say the device could start a technology revolution. In the 1950s,...

Mysterious sixth-order transition hints at enigmatic nuclear process
05
JUL
Mysterious sixth-order transition hints at enigmatic nuclear process

Physicists have seen the only known example of a sixth-order electromagnetic decay process in nature, emitted as a gamma ray from an excited...

Built in quality control to make quantum tech more reliable
05
JUN
Built in quality control to make quantum tech more reliable

One of quantum technology’s most powerful tools is interference, in which two or more identical particles interact in surprising ways –...

Megavolts Ep 10: Cygnus and the search for dark matter
19
APR
Megavolts Ep 10: Cygnus and the search for dark matter

Is there dark matter all around us, is there a dark matter wind passing through us as the earth travels through space? Victoria Uttaree Bashu...

Nanoscale tent makes diabetes breath test a reality
11
APR
Nanoscale tent makes diabetes breath test a reality

The accidental creation of a tent mere microns in area has enabled a breath test for diabetes, which could change the lives of millions of people...

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