The Microelectronics Research Group (MRG) undertakes fundamental and applied research into advanced microelectronic, optoelectronic and photonic materials, devices and systems.
The MRG, led by Prof Lorenzo Faraone, is one of Australia's largest and most respected semiconductor electronics research groups and is leading the world in the innovative combination of micro-electromechanical system (MEMS) with infrared sensor technologies for fourth generation IR systems.
In collaboration with other world-leading universities and organisations across the globe, the MRG is also actively involved in innovative technologies for the characterisation and processing of new and emerging semiconductor materials including GaN, InAlN and GaInN.
The MRG undertakes studies into electro-optic systems design, and has an outstanding record in atmospheric IR and UV propagation research. The MRG also runs a completely vertically integrated facility, from materials growth, through device design, fabrication and testing, to packaging and subsystem assembly.