Our Mission

Our nanophotonics research aims to develop advanced optical materials and nanotechnology to provide highly efficient light manipulation for both fundamental study of light-matter interactions at a nanoscale and a breadth of applications. We have world-leading expertise in the use of structured light as an independent information carrier to convey more optical information, with significant impact on classic and quantum photonic chips, optical communication and displays, optical/fibre imaging, and optical sensors.


Our Research Topics

3D meta-optics

Meta-optics transforms future ultrathin, lightweight, and multi-functional photonics.

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Photonic integration

Photonic integration underpins future information processing and computing.

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Metafibre optics

Metafibre optics empowers flexible optical fibres for advanced imaging capabilities.

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Structured light

Structured light with infinite dimensions enlightens our understanding of light and its interaction with matter.

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Holographic displays

Holography offers a vital platform for future display technology, including VR/AR, LiDAR, and AI.

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Nanoscopic and ultrafast optics provides unprecedented spatial and temporal resolutions for studying light-matter interactions.

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Optical sensing

Ultrahigh-sensitivity sensing can be achieved from structured optical materials including nonlocal metasurfaces harnessing high-quality-factor resonances.

See our recent work in metasurface-based molecular sensing


See how we talk about structured light, with a particular focus placed to nanophotonic manipulation of twisted light carrying orbital angular momentum modes.

See our work in the use of 3D meta-optics for twisted light holography and molecular sensing.

See our work in 3D meta-optics. The unleashed height degree of freedom in 3D meta-atoms allows not only more advanced light manipulation but also enhanced light-matter interactions.

See our developed nanophotonic chip for decoding optical information from structured light.


New Horizons Research Centre

Monash University

Clayton, VIC 3800,  Australia


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