ARC Nanotechnology Network
AMMRF (Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Research Facility)

AMMRF (Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Research Facility)

Nanotechnology Research Programs/Activities:

Light alloy design and characterisation at the atomic scale (HRTEM, Atom Probe).
Measurement of composition and electronic structure of advanced and nano-materials at the atomic scale by EELS.
Synthesis, characterisation and applications of a wide range of inorganic nano-particles, with controlled morphologies.
Fundamental studies of processing-structure and structure-property relationships in polymer nanocomposites (various nano-fillers).
Synthesis and characterisation of advanced optical fibres.
Tomographical characterisation of raw materials used in Australian metallurgical industries.
Development of computational methods for advanced image analysis in 2D and 3D data sets.
Design of components and systems in light-driven molecular biotechnology.
Synthesis and characterisation of inorganic nanocomposites (e.g., diamond nanocrystals in SiO2).
Nanomechanics and damage mechanisms of thin films.
Investigation of charge transport and recombination in wide band gap materials by nuclear microscopy.
High-resolution characterisation of advanced ceramics.  

Scale of Nanotechnology Research Effort:

Total number of staff = 94
Average annual budget (cash) = $4.9 million
Average annual budget (in-kind) = $6.2 million



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