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”

Silicon carbide Schottky diodes for greater efficiency of electric power conversion modules

Electric vehicles will go further. Solar panel inverters and wind generators will provide more energy. Everything from variable speed drive motors to switch mode power supplies for servers powering the internet can all benefit from reduced energy consumption. Commercialisation requires better and lower cost products. The Queensland Microtechnology Facility, part of the Australian National Fabrication … Read more “Silicon carbide Schottky diodes for greater efficiency of electric power conversion modules”

New ANFF-Q Student Award

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 students developing hands-on technical research skills. Award recipients will receive: 20 hours of ANFF-Q instrument access, training and support from … Read more “New ANFF-Q Student Award”

Silicon carbide – The next generation ultra thin membranes for nano-biological analysis

Silicon nitride membranes are commercially available and widely used as in-situ transparent sample holders for SEM, TEM, STEM, Xray and Synchrotron analysis. However, silicon carbide is a better material – stronger, conductive and more transparent that enables sharper, clearer imaging /analysis. At the Queensland Microtechnology Facility, part of the Australian National Fabrication Facility, we bridge … Read more “Silicon carbide – The next generation ultra thin membranes for nano-biological analysis”

ANFF: Supporting the fight against COVID-19

ANFF is reassigning components of its equipment portfolio of 500+ fabrication tools to prioritise work essential to critical COVID operations. If you are working to fight the COVID-19 crisis, please contact ANFF to see if there’s anything we can do – assistance can be provided. ANFF is a Government-funded IP neutral environment spread across 20 … Read more “ANFF: Supporting the fight against COVID-19”

International network of nanotech created by ANFF and CMC

International agreement provides Australian and Canadian researchers with a broader network of fabrication expertise, more opportunities for collaboration, and access to advanced design capabilities. The Australian National Fabrication Facility (ANFF) and CMC Microsystems (CMC) have signed an agreement which promises to increase opportunities for international collaboration, and to provide clients of both networks with easier … Read more “International network of nanotech created by ANFF and CMC”

Apply now for AFM & CLSM Professional Officer position at ANFF-Q

ANFF-Q has a vacancy for a person experienced in Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) and Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy (CLSM). The Imaging and Surface Characterisation Professional Officer will be responsible for managing, maintaining and operating a range of advanced characterisation equipment. In addition the Professional Officer will also provide high level advice and training to researchers … Read more “Apply now for AFM & CLSM Professional Officer position at ANFF-Q”

UQ Research Capabilities Showcase – 20 September 2019

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”

Platform Manager—Materials Characterisation and Fabrication Platform

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”