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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.


Sussex researchers combine lasers, computers & THz waves to build camera that sees ‘unseen’ details

18 February 2020

Sussex physicists develop first nonlinear camera capable of capturing high-res images of inside solid objects using terahertz (THz) radiation.

University of Sussex retains award for excellence in researchers’ career development

11 February 2020

HR In Excellence in Research Award goes to University of Sussex for sixth consecutive year for excellence in supporting researchers develop careers.

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