ARC Nanotechnology Network
The University of Sydney - Widmer-Cooper Group

The University of Sydney - Widmer-Cooper Group

Name of Group Leader:

Dr. Asaph Widmer-Cooper  

Physical Address:

School of Chemistry (F11)
The University of Sydney
Sydney NSW 2006  


(02) 9351 7392  


(02) 9351 3329  


Nanotechnology Research Programs/Activities:

Theoretical and computational studies of nanoparticle interactions (with one another and with interfaces), the self-assembly of nanoparticles (especially for solar energy and plasmonic applications), and the structure and dynamics of metal alloys (glassy, crystalline, quasi-crystalline).  

Scale of Nanotechnology Research Effort:

The group currently has several undergraduate research students and is growing.  

Nanotechnology research facilities:

We have access to high-performance computing facilities at the University of Sydney (Silica) and the US Department of Energy (NERSC).  



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