A student breaks a brick on Professor Joe Wolfe to demonstrate the physics of collision
14 September 2020

Musical physicist seeks new knowledge

Physics Professor Joe Wolfe is popular among students for dramatic lecture demonstrations. Out of class he researches the mechanics of the human voice and composes music. 

21 August 2018

In search of the best telescope location, UNSW astronomer and alumnus head to high places

The School of Physics's Prof Michael Ashley and UNSW alumnus Dr Colin Bonner have travelled to Tibet to search for a suitable location for a new te

16 August 2018

Building artificial atoms using holes

Hole-based artificial atoms could be key to spin-based qubit

16 August 2018

Putting a New Spin to the Hole Story

Controlling hole spin for future quantum spin-based devices, topological materials

01 August 2018

Why 2D? What is it about two-dimensional materials that makes them so interesting for future, low-energy electronics?

Constraining the movement of charge carriers (electrons or holes) to two dimensions unlocks unusual quantum properties, resulting in useful electro

Cheng Tan (RMIT, left) and Feixiang Xiang (UNSW, right) use a micromanipulator to fabricate hBN-encapsulated WTe2 structures within the oxygen-free, nitrogen atmosphere of a glove-box at RMIT.
03 July 2018

Centre Collaboration Combines Material Expertise

FLEET RMIT—UNSW collaboration measuring transport properties of van der Waals heterostructures

26 June 2018

Hiring for Education Focused Roles at School of Physics

The School of Physics is currently hiring for two education-focused roles.

Teaching Fellow 

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