Gold star for green fluidic device

In a surprise discovery, Flinders University nanotechnology researchers have produced a range of different types of gold nanoparticles by adjusting water flow in the novel vortex […]

New approach to polymer printing

High-power lasers are often used to modify polymer surfaces to make high-tech biomedical products, electronics and data storage components. Now Flinders University researchers have discovered a […]

‘Radical’ new green power source

Scientists in Australia and China are hoping to make the world’s first safe and efficient non-toxic aqueous aluminium radical battery. Teams from Flinders University in South […]

New vision for thermal imaging lenses

Flinders University researchers have discovered a new low-cost material that can be made into lenses for thermal imaging – pointing to new advanced manufacturing applications for […]

New tech for water and other industries

An improved clean and green means of coating materials for efficient wastewater treatment processes is now possible thanks to the Vortex Fluidic Device. The adaptability and […]

Renewable polymer has magnetic appeal

A new multi-functional material which can be used to purify water, as a recyclable construction material, and as a lightweight machine component for possible use in […]

Polymer battery a step closer

An international research team has moved closer to developing a more sustainable, rechargeable ‘organic’ battery model by doubling its energy storage capability. With the aim to […]

Associate Professor Sophie Leterme and Professor Mats Andersson at ASC reviewing the research. Image credit: ASC

Smooth sailing for bio-fouling research

Breakthrough experiments conducted at ASC’s deep submarine maintenance facility in Adelaide have demonstrated how electrically charged surface coatings can eliminate marine bio-fouling, or sea organism growth, […]

Good vibrations from renewable energy

Imagine a mobile phone charger that doesn’t need a wireless or mains power source. Or a pacemaker with inbuilt organic energy sources within the human body. […]