Research facilities

National research facilities

The Research School of Physics and Engineering is home to an array of world class national research facilities.

Heavy Ion Accelerator Facility
Heavy Ion Accelerator Facility

Heavy Ion Accelerator Facility

The Department of Nuclear Physics hosts the Heavy Ion Accelerator Facility (HIAF). The Facility comprises the 14UD accelerator and a superconducting LINAC.
Australian Facility for Advanced Ion Implantation Research
Australian Facility for Advanced Ion Implantation Research

Australian Facility for Advanced Ion Implantation Research

The Department of Electronic Materials Engineering hosts the Australian Facility for Advanced Ion Implantation Research (AFAIIR). The facility provides ion beam materials modification and analysis.
National Laboratory for X-ray Micro Computed Tomography
National Laboratory for X-ray Micro Computed Tomography

National Laboratory for X-ray Micro Computed Tomography

The National Laboratory for X-ray Micro Computed Tomography (CTLab) is hosted by the Department of Applied Maths. Providing world leading X-Ray Tomography imaging and analysis.
Australian Plasma Fusion Research Facility
Australian Plasma Fusion Research Facility

Australian Plasma Fusion Research Facility

The Australian Plasma Fusion Research Facility (APFRF) is hosted by the Plasma Research Laboratory.
» APFRF website
Australian National Fabrication Facility
Australian National Fabrication Facility

Australian National Fabrication Facility

The ACT node of the Australian National Fabrication Facility (ANFF) is hosted by the Department of Electronic Materials Engineering. The facility offers a suite of nano-fabrication equipment.

International collaborations

Researchers from RSPE also have close ties with other major national and international research facilities.

LIGO Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory
LIGO Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory

Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory

The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) successfully detected Gravity Waves in 2015 powered in part by technology developed by the Department of Quantum Science.
ITER
ITER

ITER fusion tokamak

The experimental campaign that will be carried out at ITER is crucial to advancing fusion science and preparing the way for the fusion power plants of tomorrow.

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