Diamond Based Laser Technology Wins Defence Science Eureka Prize

Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, today congratulated Associate Professor Richard Mildren of Macquarie University on winning the Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia for his research into diamond-based technology to generate high-power lasers.

The Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia is awarded annually for outstanding science or technology that has developed, or has the potential to develop innovative solutions for Australia’s defence or national security.