Monash University

Gold shapes up as new-age sensor

(Phys.org) —A wearable pressure sensor that is both highly sensitive and cheap to produce could aid the development of prosthetic skin, touch-on flexible displays and energy harvesting, as well as changing ...

Jul 07, 2014
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Copper shines as flexible conductor

Bend them, stretch them, twist them, fold them: modern materials that are light, flexible and highly conductive have extraordinary technological potential, whether as artificial skin or electronic paper.

Aug 22, 2014
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Improving the flow of the fibre optic freeway

Monash University researchers have played a pivotal role in the invention of an energy-efficient method of increasing the data capacity of optical networks to the point where all of the world's internet traffic ...

Mar 25, 2013
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Catching a gravitational wave

(Phys.org) —When Albert Einstein proposed the existence of gravitational waves as part of his theory of relativity, he set in train a pursuit for knowledge that continues nearly a century later.

Jun 26, 2014
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