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Welcome to Exciton Science

At the ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science, we are excited about the possibilities of transforming light into energy and energy into light.  We are a collaboration of academia and industry focused on innovative research to improve solar energy technology, lighting and security systems.

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Our arcade-style games allow your students to explore concepts around renewable energy and solar technology and have loads of fun while doing it!


Xu W-L, Bradley SJ, Xu Y, Zheng F, Hall CR, Ghiggino KP, Smith TA.  2020.  High Radiative Recombination Coefficient of Intrinsic Zero-Dimensional Micro-Crystals Prepared by the Thermally-Assisted Solution Method. RSC Advances.
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Schenk A.K, Sear M.J, Dontschuk N., Tsai A., Rietwyk KJ, Tadich A., Cowie B.CC, Ley L., Stacey A., Pakes C.I.  2020.  Development of a silicon–diamond interface on (111) diamond. Applied Physics Letters. 116(7):071602.
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Hapuarachchi H, Cole JH.  2020.  Influence of a planar metal nanoparticle assembly on the optical response of a quantum emitter. Physical Review Research. 2(4)
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Zhang H, Liu Y, Shahidan MFaris Shah, Kinnear C, Maasoumi F, Cadusch J, Akinoglu EMetin, James TD, Widmer-Cooper A, Roberts A et al..  2020.  Direct Assembly of Vertically Oriented, Gold Nanorod Arrays. Advanced Functional Materials. :2006753.
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The Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science is an Australian Research Council research centre linking the University of Melbourne, Monash University, RMIT University, UNSW Sydney and the University of Sydney.

Our partners include: The Defence Science and Technology Group, The Reserve Bank of Australia and CSIRO.