The wide band-gap semiconductor silicon carbide (SiC) has shown attractive properties in devices operating at high temperature and high power. Researchers from RMIT, La Trobe and Griffith Universities are working with ANFF-Q to develop metal/semiconductor contacts with lower contact resistance that withstand higher power levels and use less energy. In particular, the team have systematically … Read more “ANFF-Q clients are improving electrical contacts for high power devices using silicon carbide”
Dr Ian Griffiths has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian National Fabrication Facility (ANFF), commencing this quarter. The decision was announced by ANFF’s Chairman and Board on 8 July 2019, following an extensive four-month search.
ANFF-Q client Indee Labs is an Australian start-up that is simplifying the process of gene-modified cell therapy to make it efficient, affordable and accessible to everyone.
The University of Queensland (UQ) Office of Research Infrastructure is excited to present the UQ Research Capabilities Showcase 2019. The all-day event aims to highlight the technology and capabilities that power research across UQ and beyond. Humming inside The University of Queensland’s sprawling research facilities are some of the coolest technology and infrastructure known to … Read more “UQ Research Capabilities Showcase – 20 September 2019”
In this issue:– new MLA150 direct laser writer– ANFF-Q and Indee Labs– client stories– staff updates– and more
The Rio Tinto Australia-Japan Collaborative Program aims to encourage collaboration between Australia and Japan in science, technology and innovation. The $150,000 grant has been awarded to a collaborative project between ANFF-Q client Professor Yusuke Yamauchi at the University of Queensland and Associate Professor Toru Wakihara at the University of Tokyo. The project will develop new … Read more “ANFF-Q client awarded the first Rio-Tinto Australia-Japan Collaboration Program Grant.”
Based at the University of Melbourne, the School of Engineering are seeking an enthusiastic Platform Manager to lead the operations of the Materials Characterisation and Fabrication Platform (MCFP) at the Department of Chemical Engineering. This position is a maternity leave backfill for a period of 9 months. The Platform Manager will lead the operations of … Read more “Platform Manager—Materials Characterisation and Fabrication Platform”
ANFF-Q will be hosting a new Bruker Dimension ICON Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) from Thursday 2 May until Friday 10 May. To help us make the most of this marvellous machine, we have invited Christian Gow from Coherent Scientific to present a seminar series on advanced AFM techniques. Additionally, private demonstrations of the instrument will be available each … Read more “Advanced Atomic Force Microscopy seminar series”
The ANFF-Q Autumn Newsletter 2019 is here! In this issue: – New ANFF-Q Facility Manager – ANFF-Q RICF application – Advanced AFM techniques seminar series– staff updates – and more
ANFF-Q Professional Officer Dr Elena Taran has been invited to be the Guest Editor for a special issue of Minerals: “Interfacial Forces in Mineral Processing”. Elena is ANFF-Q’s surface science specialist. Her core expertise is relying on Scanning Probe Microscopy and Force Spectroscopy techniques with a strong background in silica nanotribology. Dear Colleagues, Interfacial forces … Read more “ANFF-Q’s Dr Elena Taran is Guest Editor of Minerals”