2020 Eureka Science Award to Sydney Uni's "Sydney Nano"

24 November 2020

From right to left: Professor Ben Eggleton, Dr Alvaro Casas Bedoya, Dr Moritz Merklein, Dr Eric Mägi.From right to left: Professor Ben Eggleton, Dr Alvaro Casas Bedoya, Dr Moritz Merklein, Dr Eric Mägi.

Sydney Uni's Nano Centre in Department of Physics was awarded the 2020 Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in protecting Australia.  By harnessing the delicate interaction between light and sound, Professor Ben Eggleton and his team have produced a microchip that provides a unique advantage for defence platforms.

The team includes Prof Ben Eggleton, Head of Sydney Nano, and Dr Eric Mägi, Dr Moritz Merklein, Dr Alvaro Casas Bedoya and Dr Yang Liurof.


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