Department of Physics

Our students and scientists explore the fundamental properties of the physical world and tackle problems ranging from the search for planets to developing medical imaging and laser technologies.

A breakthrough could pave the way for low-cost and energy efficient sources of widely-tuneable laser light for medical diagnostics and environmental monitoring.

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Associate Professor Stéphane Coen, Department of Physics

Our internationally recognised scholars are committed to producing high-quality research and world-class teaching.

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Our research covers topics the fundamental properties of matter and light, climate and astrophysics, and the development of novel devices and technologies.

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Graduate Duncan Matangi

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Researchers at the Photon Factory

We collaborate closely with several national Centres of Research Excellence (COREs) and other research institutions.

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