[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP140103190]
Researchers Dr Michael Ireland; Prof Michael Withford; Prof Peter Tuthill;
Brief description This project will create new three-dimensional photonic technologies operating in the mid-infrared capable of discovering exoplanets. Starlight from this optimally-favourable spectral band will be collected over six of more apertures and undergo advanced on-chip photonic processing which will null out the bright starlight, but preserve the faint signature betraying the presence of an exoplanet. This device will empower visionary future astronomical instruments on the worlds most advanced telescopes.
Funding Amount 428000
Funding Scheme Discovery Projects