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The Innovations in Surfaces, Materials and Related Technologies (iSMART) research group brings together expertise and facilities across a range of science and engineering disciplines to provide an extensive toolbox for collaborative research opportunities aligned to the needs of industry. Technologies include thin film deposition, electrospinning, nanospray, extreme ultra-violet lamp and laser materials processing, surface engineering and material process technologies.

iSMART Researchers are actively involved in the technologies of nanofibre synthesis, microstructure engineering, materials for displays and low temperature electronics, visual display characterisation, thin film device fabrication and characterisation, and laser processing of materials. Additional areas of interest include plasmonic structures, and the use of phosphors for sensors.