What are Characterisation Capabilities?
Collections of instrumentation, together with highly qualified support services, that allow state-of-the-art measurement of the chemical, physical and structural properties of matter.

Members of the Characterisation Council:

The Characterisation Council consists of five independent members and representatives of the four Facilities presently funded through the NCRIS process.

Independent members:

Paul Haddad, University of Tasmania.
Nick Hoogenraad, La Trobe University.
Birgit Lohmann, The University of Adelaide.
John Mattick, The University of Queensland.
Christine Scala, Defence Services Technical Organisation.
Bob Watts, Technology Consultant, Cherrybrook, Chair.
Erich Weigold, The Australian National University.
Brian O’Connor, Curtin University of Technology.

Facility Representatives:

Graham Galloway, National Imaging Facility, University of Queensland.
Andrew Peele, Australian Synchrotron, Melbourne.
Peter Holden, National Deuteration Facility, ANSTO.
Simon Ringer, Australian Microscopy & Microanalysis Research Facility, University of Sydney.

Objectives of Characterisation Council:

Activities undertaken to meet these objectives: