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Alan Dalton, professor of Experimental Physics, describes how silver nanowires could be used to create bigger and more flexible touchscreens.

A radical new approach to technology

A tiny microchip with a big name has the potential to revolutionise mass spectrometry and quantum sensors, and to push the boundaries of knowledge about the fundamental laws of physics.

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Professor Kathy Romer, Reader in Astrophysics, describes how her involvement in an international project exploring the mysteries of dark energy may help explain why the Universe is expanding.


Quantum leap forward at Sussex for electric car batteries

11 July 2019

Physicists use quantum sensors to take a live image of the inside of a car battery from outside for first time

Sussex scientists one step closer to clock that could replace GPS and Galileo

11 March 2019

Physicists in the EPic Lab at University of Sussex make crucial development in global race to develop a portable atomic clock

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