What's happening in nano technology at the institute
Find out about upcoming events, recent discoveries and progress in the field of nanotechnology.

Latest news

01 December 2023

Photonic chip that 'fits together like Lego' opens door to local industry

New semiconductor architecture integrates traditional electronics with photonic, or light, components. Designed by Dr Alvaro Casas Bedoya in the School of Physics, the chip could have application in advanced radar, satellites, wireless networks and 6G telecommunications.
22 November 2023

Quantum tech for health: Sydney team wins Wellcome Leap contract

A multidisciplinary team at Sydney Nano from the Sydney Medical School, Physics and Chemistry is using emerging quantum technology to explore new molecules to treat disease.
15 November 2023

Sydney researchers win NSW Premier's Prizes for Science and Engineering

Three researchers from the University of Sydney have received NSW Premier's Prizes for Science and Engineering, recognising their impactful work on the local and global stage across science, health and engineering.
01 November 2023

Nanowire 'brain' network learns and remembers 'on the fly'

Like a collection of 'Pick Up Sticks', the self-arranged network of nanowires mimics the synapse function of the brain. In this experiment, a network was trained to access dynamic online data that it learnt and memorised.
18 October 2023

Superlensing without a superlens: microscopes boosted beyond limits

Physicists at the University of Sydney have shown a new pathway to achieve superlensing with minimal losses, breaking through the diffraction limit by a factor of nearly four times. Their trick? Remove the superlens altogether.