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ANFF-Q Summer Seminar Series

Starting in October, ANFF-Q is hosting a series of free webinars to showcase our new state-of-the-art imaging and characterisation equipment. Please join us and learn about all the cool features and new additions to our facility — many of which are already installed and ready for you to use! The series will involve a one hour-long webinar … Read more “ANFF-Q Summer Seminar Series”

ANFF-Q Student Award – Summer Semester Applications Open!

Applications are now open for the 2020/2021 Summer Semester round of the ANFF-Q Student Award. Submission deadline is 5:00pm on 7 December, 2020. The ANFF-Q Student Award will cover the costs of the Award recipient’s ANFF-Q access and consumables, enabling them to perform a short-term research project. This Award was created in recognition of the importance of university … Read more “ANFF-Q Student Award – Summer Semester Applications Open!”

ANFF-Q client WearOptimo announces partnership with Aspen Medical

The new strategic partnership between WearOptimo and Canberra-based Aspen Medical will take Australian-designed microwearable sensors to the world market. These microwearable sensors, developed by Brisbane-based company WearOptimo, are capable of giving the wearer an instant read-out of body water or hydration level by tapping into the wealth of information found just below the skin. Read … Read more “ANFF-Q client WearOptimo announces partnership with Aspen Medical”

ANFF-Q Student Award winners announced!

Congratulations to our first ANFF-Q Student Award recipients: Zachary Degnan, William Lutz and Shaun McAnally. These worthy award recipients will receive: 20 hours of ANFF-Q instrument access, training and support from ANFF-Q staff; up to $500 worth of consumables; and the opportunity to present their research outcomes to an audience including academics and industry representatives. Learn … Read more “ANFF-Q Student Award winners announced!”

Enabled by ANFF — weekly webinar series

Starting in October, ANFF is hosting six free webinars to celebrate the exciting science being conducted with the assistance of the network. We hope that you’ll join us to hear about the exciting developments that ANFF has been enabling. If you would like to register for the webinar series, please do so by clicking this link. This will … Read more “Enabled by ANFF — weekly webinar series”

ANFF-Q clients have developed a cheaper, faster and ultrasensitive biosensor for point-of-care testing

PhD candidate Mostafa Masud and research supervisors Professor Yusuke Yamauchi and Dr MD Shahriar Hossain have developed biosensors that use nanoengineered porous gold which more effectively detect early signs of disease, improving patient outcomes. The method used to create these highly-engineered porous films has been published in the prestigious science journal Nature Protocols following 15 years of … Read more “ANFF-Q clients have developed a cheaper, faster and ultrasensitive biosensor for point-of-care testing”

ANFF-Q clients tackling plastic waste and revolutionising the pharmaceutical industry

ANFF-Q’s Deputy Director Professor Nam-Trung Nguyen from the Queensland Micro-and Nanontechnology Centre is lead researcher developing a microcapsule technology that could fast-track disease diagnosis and reduce plastic waste. Published in AIP Advances, the technology encapsulates tiny droplets with a diameter smaller than a hair strand. Professor Nguyen said an important application of the tiny capsules was in laboratory tests such as disease diagnostics. “This … Read more “ANFF-Q clients tackling plastic waste and revolutionising the pharmaceutical industry”

HEMT – The speed and power revolution in transistors

High Electron Mobility Transistors have taken decades to become commercially available and further improvements are still needed and possible. The high mobility of these devices enables highest switching speeds with higher energy efficiency and tolerant to high temperature that’s necessary for the new emerging technologies, 5G network, wireless charging, Lidar sensing through to power electronics … Read more “HEMT – The speed and power revolution in transistors”