Exploring Synergies between Frontier Microphotonics and Advanced Time and Frequency Technology [ 2008 - 2010 ]

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Researchers A/Prof AN Luiten; Dr JJ McFerran; Dr CR Locke; Dr WP Bowen; Dr FA Benabid; Prof JL Hall

Brief description Recently scientists have developed the means to manufacture objects that are on the same microscopic scale as light itself. These structures can deliver exquisite control of the properties of the light beams. Our existing research has been aimed at developing some of the world's most precise measurement tools based on clocks and the pure colours generated by lasers. By combining these two technologies, both of which lie at the extreme limit of precision, we will develop a new generation of technology for fundamental science objectives as well as for industrial needs.

Funding Amount $480,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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