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 Innovative consulting, testing and research services

Biophotonics and Laser Science Solutions* is a commercial consulting service which accesses the resources and expertise of the Centre for Biophotonics and Laser Science at The University of Queensland. 

Areas of Expertise

We solve problems relating to light, colour, optics, lasers and biophotonics, including laser safety issues, hazard analysis and applications.

Our expertise is broadly based in the physical sciences. We have collaborative initiatives with the biological and health sciences through our biophysics program so we are ideally placed to handle consulting jobs with diverse requirements.  

We can undertake consulting work and contract research in our fields of expertise which include:

  • General Physics
  • Laser Science
  • Biophysics
  • Optics and Photonics
  • Spectroscopy and optical diagnostics
  • Computer modelling, data analysis, simulations and image processing
  • Optical thin-films (deposition and analysis)
  • Optoelectronic device prototyping
  • Electrical characterisation
  • Polymer and chemical synthesis
  • Solar Cell testing

Specifically, we can:

  • Test lasers for output power, wavelength and classification according to the Australian Standard AS/NZS 2211.1:1997 and Supplement AS/NZS 2211.1 Supp 1:1999
  • Determine suitability of commercial laser systems and associated devices for specific applications and provide technical support to users of lasers and optical systems
  • Develop laser safety and training courses for specific end users of particular laser systems
  • Characterise light sources in terms of output power and wavelength
  • Conduct laser-based spectroscopic studies with spectrally and temporally resolved imaging capabilities, and fluorescence and absorption spectrometry
  • Solve commercial problems using optical and laser-based tools and techniques
  • Perform colour analysis using spectrophotometry
  • Conduct laser titanium welding (eg for jewellery and spectacles)
  • Study samples using optical microscopy, including confocal, far field and fluorescence imaging
  • Detect single molecule fluorescence

The Centre has a range of facilities. For details click here.


For further information, please contact:

Centre for Biophotonics and Laser Science
School of Physical Sciences
The University of Queensland
Brisbane QLD 4072

Phone: 07 3365 3405

* Biophotonics and Laser Science Solutions is a registered business name of UniQuest Pty Limited (A.B.N. 19 010 529 898), the technology and consulting company of The University of Queensland. UniQuest have implemented a quality assurance system to ISO 9001 that is third party accredited by NCS International Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Association of Testing Authorities.