The School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences is home to internationally-renowned research groups pursuing cutting-edge research in a diverse range of topics in the mathematical sciences, physics, and related disciplines.
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Mimicking Biological Synapses with a Transistor
A cobalt-based transistor can function like a synapse, performing elementary learning and forgetting tasks.
8 Jun 2022
Disordered Solids Give Off Strange Vibes
Physicists have explained some long-standing anomalies in the behaviour of sound waves in disordered materials.
11 Jan 2022
Blending Superconductivity and Magnetism to Create New Quantum Particles
Physicists have created a material in which superconductivity and magnetism interact, paving the way to a new type of quantum computer.
18 Mar 2021
Balancing Economic and Public Health in a Pandemic
Stochastic epidemic modeling and deep learning algorithms can help craft optimal social distancing policies for epidemics.
18 Jan 2021
Centre for Disruptive Photonic Technologies
A research centre specialising in fundamental and applied investigations of photonics, the science of light.
Centre for Emergent Quantum Materials
A centre dedicated to exploring novel quantum materials and devices with unconventional quantum properties.
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