Laser Micromachining & Processing

Based at Macquarie University, OptoFab works on a range of applications of Nanosecond and Picosecond laser machining solutions.

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Laser Inscription of Photonic Devices

At Macquarie University, ultrafast laser inscription techniques are being used to realise 3D integrated photonic devices inside bulk materials and optical fibres.

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Photolithography

Based at Bandwidth Foundry International a number of photolithographic fabrication projects are worked on as part of OptoFab.

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Speciality Optical Fibre Production

University of Sydney and University of Adelaide research groups work on advanced fibre fabrication, drawing and functionalising projects.

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Speciality & Functional Optical Materials

At the University of Adelaide, there are OptoFab facilities fabricating speciality soft glasses and functional materials & printing 3D Metals and Ceramics.

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Diamond CVD & Nanoparticles

Based at Macquarie University a number of projects requiring nanoparticle fabrication and thin diamond film production have begun.

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Latest...

Nov 18-19 2014
The 2014 ANFF Research Showcase was held at the Academy of Science, Shine Dome, Canberra

Ben Johnston Staff AwardNov 14 2014
OptoFab Node Manager, Dr Benjamin Johnston receives a Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Award as a high-performing professional staff member of MQ Uni

Nov 11 2014
OptoFab Director, Professor Michael Withford is elected to Fellowship of the Optical Society (OSA) - a significant international scientific distinction!

AHH Open DayAug 23rd 2014
OptoFab had over 100 visitors at The Australian Hearing Hub Open House! Details

Macquarie University hosted a SADIG Innovation meeting of key research leaders which included a tour of OptoFab's laser micromachining facility.

Jun 12th 2014
The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) visit OptoFab @ MQ, promoting ANFF

Jan 3rd 2014
Michael Withford named director of OptoFab: SPIE