Welcome to the Photon Factory
The Photon Factory is a multi-user laser facility. Our 25+ students and staff study how molecules convert light to useful energy and exploit short laser pulses in micromachining projects for scientists all over New Zealand.
How do pigments fade?
14 September 2014Sarah Thompson, a PhD student from the University of Auckland, is using a femtosecond laser at the Photon Factory to look at how the paints fade when exposed to light, right down at the molecular level.