Our Research

A dynamic collaborative research program is emerging from the picoFAB partnership, crossing multiple University faculties and disciplines.

Representatives from the schools of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Physics, together with the Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing (IPAS), are working in collaboration to support Silanna’s advanced compound semiconductor research and investigating opportunities for complementary projects.

Silanna semiconductors

Facilitating world-class research

The picoFAB works in partnership with the Centre for Materials in Energy and Catalysis (CMEC), focused on the growth, characterisation and application of new materials to meet global technological and energy challenges.

Silanna will also utilise the world-class sample preparation and analysis facilities at Adelaide Microscopy. This will include use of the Helios Nanolab, a high-resolution scanning electron microscope and focused ion beam (FIB) facility, and the Titan Themis ultra-high-resolution transmission electron microscope (TEM).