Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

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Queen’s receives $63.7 million federal government investment to form Canadian Particle Astrophysics Research Centre

Queen's University has received $63.7 million in federal government investment from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF). The fund supports the creation of the Canadian Particle Astrophysics Research Centre to strengthen partnerships between Queen’s and other Canadian universities, attract top talent and build on Canada’s position as a leader in the field.

Professor Knobel and team explores the promise of the quantum realm

Opened in April 2015, NanoFabrication Kingston (NFK)— formerly known as KNFL (Kingston Nano-Fabrication Laboratory)— in Innovation Park, is the home for many researchers and companies conducting cutting edge research. Professor Rob Knobel and his students are using the  highly specialized equipment in the laboratory to fabricate nanosenors made from graphene, which is a single layer of carbon atoms in a honeycomb lattice.

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