MCN in the media
Canadian-Australian Alliance Could Hold Key to Better Diagnosis and Treatment of Epilepsy
Visionaries on road to curved screen success
From the Higher Education section of The Australian, Wed May 17th 2023
“A University of Melbourne re- search team has made the world’s first curved augmented reality display screens, a breakthrough that is expected to widen the use of AR technology in recreation and the workplace… Associate Professor Unnithan and his colleagues Christina Lim and Thas Nirmalathas developed the new technology in collaboration with Taiwanese company KDH Design Corporation and the Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication.” See full article here.
New partnership to boost nanotechnology research
“Monash University and the Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication (MCN) have formalised an agreement with an international advanced materials equipment manufacturer, Ulvac, that will enable ground-breaking nanotechnology research to take place in the Monash area.”
Diamond defects detect what lies beneath
Friedemann Reinhard discusses how “Nitrogen–vacancy defects in diamond can be used to visualize electric fields in an operating semiconductor device.”
Scope – Season 4, Episode 68
Dr Kate Fox demonstrates how to use diamond to make biocompatible implants.
Solution for next generation nanochips comes out of thin air
The secret ingredient for the next generation of more powerful electronics could be air, according to new research conducted by ANFF-VIC Tech Ambassador, Assoc Prof Sharath Sriram.
Big steps forward for nanofabrication
“It’s been a busy year for the Australian National Fabrication Facility’s Victorian Node (ANFF-VIC)…. “
MCN – Sustained innovation
“Combining cutting-edge technologies with the knowledge and skills of expert process engineers, the Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication (MCN) has established a formidable track record in the field of micro- and nanotechnology… “
Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication Adds Cutting Edge Nanolithography Capability
“MCN have just commissioned a Thermal Scanning Probe Lithography (t-SPL) tool from SwissLitho that will allow them to create 3D nanodevices with features as small as 10nm.”
Game Changing Benefits of Lean in a Service Environment
Managing Director, Dwayne Kirk explains how Vative and the staff at MCN have applied Lean in a laboratory environment, resulting in an optimum user experience and efficient use of staff and user time.
Beach-goers reprieve: Body has ways to deal with nanoparticles
Highlighting collaborative work between MCN, CSIRO, Monash, RMIT and the Australian Synchrotron, The Age explains research which shows nanoparticles in suncream should not be a concern to people.
Diamond on Demand for new research opportunities
Monash University News
Monash News recaps the launch of the new diamond deposition suite and the high-profile visit from MP Christopher Pyne, who spoke at the event about the future of funding for higher education.
Do it yourself diamonds – good for your health
Dr Paul Spizzirri joins Ross Greenwood on 2GB to discuss the new diamond deposition suite, following a successful launch of the systems.
Gold shapes up as new-age sensor
Phys Org highlights the work undertaken by MCN Technology Fellow, Professor Wenlong Cheng, whose team is creating flexible and wearable blood pressure sensors.
Nanohub for Industry
The VPTN explores MCN’s vision to become a technical hub for industry, where companies can find expertise and instruments for high-grade micro/nano fabrication.
Copper shines as flexible conductor
Highlighting research from researchers at Monash and MCN, Nanowerk shows how turning to copper has created ways of making flexible conductors cost-effective enough for commercial application.
Another nanotechnology milestone by NASA engineers
Nanowerk highlights the NASA/MCN collaboration and the ways in which MCN helped to fine-tune the recipe for creating the catalyst layer.
NASA develops new technique to grow super black coating on 3D component
Gizmag discusses the ALD work produced by MCN which has helped NASA to increase the potential applications of their technology, such as suppressing stray light that can overwhelm sensitive detectors.
Science exchange facilitates international collaboration with NASA to develop super black carbon nanotubes
Showcasing a collaboration faciliated by Science Exchange, this article looks at the work MCN undertook to help NASA grow the blackest material ever created.
Nanofabrication – Manufacturing for the Future
AMTIL highlights the ways in which Clayton is fast becoming a hub for nanotechnology development, showcasing MCN’s work with Vaxxas as a successful case study.
Australia’s pre-eminent research, education and innovation precinct
Department of Business Innovation’s Research & Innovation Capabilities Brochure for Melbourne’s East
In an excerpt from a brochure which highlights the R&D facilities in Melbourne’s east, DBI highlights MCN’s key skills and contributions.
Einstein a Go Go
Triple R radio, 26 February 2012
MCN Process Engineer, Doug Mair talks to Triple R radio about the important work taking place at MCN.
Explainer: what is wave particle duality
MCN Technology Fellow Dr. Tim Davis, explains wave particle duality.
Invisible fish could light the way to better optical devices
MCN Technology Fellow, Professor Saulius Juodkazis discusses how the mechanisms that make some fish hard to see could be used in next-generation electronics.
Small devices to fight a big disease
Science in Public
Science in Public speaks to Dr. Sean Langelier, an MCN Senior Process Engineer to uncover microfluidics work undertaken at MCN which will assist with detection of dangerous water-borne pathogens.
An Insight to Science
Channel 10s’s Scope, Season 2, Ep 112, 20:15-23:15 mins
MCN Technology Fellow, Professor James Friend takes Channel 10’s Scope into the labs at MCN for an insight into science.
A golden ray of hope
The Age looks at a rising demand for power and showcases work from MCN Tech Fellow, Associate Professor Udo Bach who says that only a significant increase in solar energy will satisfy this power demand.
An unconventional bottom-up strategy to fabricate nanostructures with gold nanoparticles
Nanowerk explores the work of MCN Technology Fellow, Associate Professor Udo Bach who has created an unconventional bottom-up strategy to fabricate nanostructures with gold nanoparticles.
More than a gemstone: using diamond for next-gen electronics
Laurens Willems van Beveren from the University of Melbourne discusses the use of diamond for scientific endevours and the role the MCN will play in future development of medical bionics.
Filming of conspiracy 365
Making the most of MCN’s impressive laboratories, an episode of the high-stakes Conspiracy 365 was filmed at MCN. The 12 part mini-series follows the adventures of Callum Ormond, a 15 year old who is forced to become a fugitive as he searches for the truth behind the death of a family member.
MCN Technology Fellow, Professor James Friend, takes Catalyst inside MCN’s labs to discuss his team’s SAW device for delivering cancer medication to the lungs efficiently and effectively.
$63M centre to lead way in nanotechnology research
Australian Innovation states that the new Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication will position Australia at the forefront of this rapidly emerging field.
Nanotechnology centre opens in Melbourne
IT Wire discusses how Victoria is set to become Australia’s nanotechnology centre of expertise, with the opening of the MCN as the core research lab within the Australian National Fabrication Facility.
Premier opens MCN
Nanowerk covers the launch of MCN, a $57 Million centre, opened by Premier John Brumby and Innovation Minister Gavin Jennings.