14-Dec-12: Adam Micolich gave an invited talk on dots, QPCs and nanowires at the COMMAD conference in Melbourne today. As an added bonus, Seb Fricke, won a prize for his poster on the accuracy of measuring g-factors in 1D systems.
19-Nov-12: Adam Burke had a commentary on work from McGill University on Au-W metal junctions in The Conversation today.
8-Oct-12: Our work on gate hysteresis in p-type Si-doped AlGaAs/GaAs heterostructures was published in Physical Review B today.
31-Jul-12: Adam Micolich was interviewed for the Q&A section of Jul/Aug 12 edition of Materials Today.
31-Jul-12: Adam Burke and Adam Micolich are presenting talks on the g-factor and 0.7 anomaly in QPCs and wrap-gated nanowires at the 31st International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors in Zürich, Switzerland.
25-Jul-12: Our work on the g-factor and 0.7 anomaly in top-gated quantum point contacts published in Nano Letters.
2-Jul-12: Our work on disorder in quantum dots was subject of a podcast interview by Materials Today with Adam Micolich.
18-Jun-12: Our 16 page invited review article on ballistic transport in semiconductor billiards was published in Fortschritte der Physik
23-May-12: Our paper on the sensitivity of electron-wave interference to disorder in quantum dots was published in Physical Review B.
11-May-12: Our paper on the impact of small-angle scattering in quantum dots was published in Physical Review Letters.
13-Apr-12: Andrew See, a Ph.D. student supervised by myself and Alex Hamilton has had his Ph.D. awarded. Congrats to Andrew.
30-Jan-12: Jason Chen and Daisy Wang's paper on the ambipolar devices in undoped heterostructures was published in Applied Physics Letters. This is work in collaboration with the QED group.
11-Jan-12: Our paper on the first horizontal wrap-gate nanowire transistors is the cover article for the January 2012 issue of Nano Letters.
21-Dec-11: Great news, Our article on tunable plastic thermometers has made Chem. Phys. Chem.'s list of 25 most accessed articles for 2011. For those who haven't seen it yet, the article now has free access for 2012.
4-Dec-11: Adam and Adam have presented three talks and two posters at the International Symposium on Advanced Nanodevices and Nanotechnology (ISANN) in Hawaii.
9-Nov-11: My major review article on the 0.7 anomaly in quantum point contacts was published in Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter today. This 73 page article covers the full 15 year history of the topic. Glad to have it finished, it was a mammoth task. Thanks to all who gave permission to reuse figures and provided insight, expertise and encouragement when needed, couldn't have done it without you!
22-Aug-11: Our paper on the ability to track 1D subbands in quantum point contacts using dc conductance measurements was published as a Fast Track Communication in Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter today. This is work done with Uli Zülicke at Victoria University of Wellington in NZ, and is an offshoot of an upcoming review on the 0.7 feature that I have written.
29-Jun-11: Our paper on the first observation of Kondo physics in a hole quantum dot was published in Physical Review Letters today. This is work done in association with Oleh Klochan, Alex Hamilton and Andreas Wieck's group at Ruhr Universitat Bochum in Germany.
28-Jun-11: The first of a pair of papers resulting from our collaboration with Richard Taylor's group at the University of Oregon has been posted to the Cond-Mat archive ArXiv:1106.5823. Watch this space for more news on how small-angle scattering is set to shake up our notions of ballistic transport in quantum dots.
24-Mar-11: Adam gave a talk about the wrap-gated nanowires work at the American Physical Society March Meeting in Dallas, Texas.
15-Feb-11: Our first paper on nanowires in collaboration with Lund University was published online in NanoLetters today.
14-Feb-11: Our Communication in ChemPhysChem was the subject of more press this week, with articles in Materials Today by Laurie Donaldson (14/2/11), Wired by Mark Brown (24/2/11), The Chemical Engineer (TCE) Today by Helen Tunnicliffe (25/2/11).
13-Dec-10: Adam, Adam and David presented talks and posters on their work at the 2010 COMMAD conference at ANU.
Nov 10: Adam gave an invited talk at the NSW-AIP Postgraduate Awards day on Tips for surviving the first ten years in academia after finishing your Ph.D.
Nov 10: Our first ARC Discovery grant on semiconductor nanowires is funded. Project is titled "Electron transport in semiconductor nanowire devices - Setting two top nanoelectronics problems on the straight and narrow" and received $400k for 2010-2012.
Nov 10: Nanoelectronics group officially launched as an off-shoot of the Quantum Electronic Devices group at UNSW