Discovery Projects - Grant ID: DP170104266 [ 2017 - 2023 ]

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Researchers A/Prof Adrian Keating; Prof Giacinta Parish; Prof John Dell; A/Prof G. Andrews

Brief description This project aims to increase sensitivity-speed product of thermal imagers by the novel using porous materials. Increased sensitivity-speed products will improve thermal imager effectiveness in motion capture and high resolution remote sensing applications. To develop these porous materials, this project will study the interdependence of optical, mechanical, thermal and electrical properties at the micro- and nano-scale. It will create a narrowband resonant cavity detector which increases sensitivity and provides spectral filtering for remote sensing and gas detection. This technology is built on a low-cost scalable all-silicon platform. This technology could benefit road safety, border security, defence, aerospace, remote sensing and industrial monitoring.

Funding Amount $421,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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