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2018
12 JAN

45 MDKK. for projects in health

With grants from the Novo Nordisk Foundation, DTU scientists will gain new knowledge within functions of the brain, nerve damages in the ear and bacteria in the gut...

Physics Micro and nanotechnology Sensors
10 JAN

DTU professorship for top researcher from Stanford University

A EUR 3.8 million (DKK 28 million) grant from VILLUM FONDEN has made it possible to create a Villum Kann Rasmussen professorship at DTU for the leading international catalysis...

Energy Physics
2017
21 DEC

Portrait of a down-to-earth space physicist

Birgitte Madsen is devoting the next many years of her research to harnessing the sun’s energy in an effort to provide safe and efficient nuclear power.

Physics Energy
07 DEC

Stephan Sylvest Keller receives consolidator grant from the European Research...

Associate Professor Stephan Sylvest Keller from DTU Nanotech has received the prestigious consolidator grant of an amount of 2.7 mio Euro (20 mio DKK) from the European...

Micro and nanotechnology Physics
05 DEC

Biomimetics can replace dysfunctional body cells

As the world’s population increases in number and age, so do the challenges increase to ensure health and quality of life for all of us. Science is therefore busy developing...

Physics Micro and nanotechnology
DTU Energy PhD Symposium 2017
24 NOV

Industry impressed by high standard at PhD Symposium

DTU Energy held its annual PhD symposium with industrial participation at DTU Lyngby Campus, where PhD students could discuss their research with scientists, engineers...

Energy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Fossil fuels Solar energy Electrochemistry Micro and nanotechnology
24 NOV

Quantum technology defies reason

In the world of quantum physics, things can be in two places at the same time. Postdoc Ulrich Busk Hoff devotes much of his time talking about this fascinating phenomenon...

Physics Quantum theory and atomic physics
10 NOV

Fatima Al-Zahraa Al Atraktchi receives award from The Lundbeck Foundation

PhD Student Fatima Al-Zahraa Al Atraktchi has received a Lundbeck Foundation Talent Prize. 

Physics Micro and nanotechnology
06 NOV

Carbon atoms assemble themselves on command

Using a new method that gets carbon atoms to assemble themselves, researchers open up for opportunities to create quantum dots that can revolutionize the information technology...

Physics Micro and nanotechnology
30 OCT

View the chemical reactions of nanostructures live

What exactly happens with nanostructures during chemical reactions? Researchers at DTU Nanotech can now provide real time video of the complex nanoscale chemistry.

Physics Micro and nanotechnology
30 OCT

PhD Andreas Østerkryger, DTU Fotonik

Every year DTU celebrates the new PhD graduates. One of them is: PhD, Andreas Dyhl Østerkryger, DTU Fotonik. The title of his thesis is: “Single-photon sources for quantum...

Quantum theory and atomic physics
30 OCT

PhD Andreas Østerkryger, DTU Fotonik

Every year DTU celebrates the new PhD graduates. One of them is: PhD, Andreas Dyhl Østerkryger, DTU Fotonik. The title of his thesis is: “Single-photon sources for quantum...

Physics
27 OCT

Award for artificial sight with solar cells

At the Medical Innovation Day at Aarhus University, the project “Subretinal Photovoltaic implants” presented by Postdoc Rasmus Schmidt Davidsen won the prize for the...

Micro and nanotechnology
23 OCT

Moving towards the design of individualised cancer vaccines

In the near future, a novel liposome-based technology developed at DTU Nanotech may enable the tailored design of cancer vaccines that fits the individual patient. This...

Physics Micro and nanotechnology
23 OCT

Doctorate identifies new 2D materials

DTU’s next Dr. Techn.—Kristian Sommer Thygesen—is in the process of compiling a database of existing and future 2D materials.

Physics Materials Data analysis Information technology
03 OCT

The global quantum race is on

Huge investments are being made in quantum technology around the world. Denmark is among the nations that have joined the global race, where the winners will be those who...

Quantum theory and atomic physics
03 OCT

Vanguard of quantum society

A new basic research centre at DTU aims to secure Denmark a leading international position in the field of quantum technology. At the same time, the University is advancing...

Quantum theory and atomic physics
03 OCT

Quantum computers demand new encryption

Data which is confidential today will no longer be secure when quantum computers arrive. However, researchers have a solution ready in advance—quantum cryptography.

Quantum theory and atomic physics Sensors Systems and data security
03 OCT

Diamonds track cancer

Knowing whether a cancer therapy is 100 per cent effective, or merely 99.9 per cent, can be a matter of life and death. Quantum mechanical phenomena in diamonds are helping...

Quantum theory and atomic physics Lasers Health and diseases
27 SEP

Isolated nanoparticles can create new generation of catalysts

With a European Research Council grant  (ERC) of DKK 11 million (EUR 1.5 million), Associate Professor Peter Vesborg from DTU Physics  will develop a new measuring method...

Physics Micro and nanotechnology Energy production Catalysis
25 SEP

Ultrafast light reveals sketches under Renaissance painting

Short light pulses help to reveal secret drawings under the paint of a 16th century art relic. The advanced technology can be used to document key cultural artefacts.

Physics Light sources
05 SEP

Snout on a chip detects explosives

DTU is ready with a prototype for a chemical “sniffer system” for the detection of criminal substances like narcotics and explosives.

Physics Sensors Micro and nanotechnology
04 SEP

Large Danish imprint on world’s biggest X-ray laser

On Friday, 1 September, the new European research facility European XFEL was inaugurated in Hamburg, Germany. One of the two instruments has been built by the Danish company...

Physics Lasers Solar energy
29 AUG

Diamonds to shed light on signals in the brain

New quantum technological methods are to enable exploring what happens when a brain signal moves from A to B. This knowledge is essential to understanding the dynamics...

Physics Quantum theory and atomic physics Electrotechnology
25 AUG

DTU heading second quantum revolution

DTU's leading position is attributable to the University’s great collaboration between various areas of academic expertise and strong relationship with the business sector...

Quantum theory and atomic physics Physics Information technology
24 AUG

Sepsis – a hidden killer

Every year, millions of people die of sepsis. It is critical to arrive at a diagnosis fast. Together with Danish, Swedish, Austrian and Czech collaboration partners, DTU...

Micro and nanotechnology
18 AUG

DTU instrument rewrites the history of mankind

Dating of Homo Sapiens findings in Morocco has been carried out by performing measurements using a luminescence instrument developed by DTU.

Earth sciences Geology Sensors Optics Physics
15 AUG

Drug micro-containers smaller than a grain of sugar

At the research Centre of Excellence  IDUN  ( I ntelligent  D rug delivery and Sensing  U sing micro-containers and  N anomechanics) at DTU headed by Professor Anja Boisen...

Physics Micro and nanotechnology
31 JUL

Ib Chorkendorff receives EU’s most prestigious research grant for work with catalysts...

Professor Ib Chorkendorff, DTU Physics , has been awarded a prestigious Advanced Grant from the ERC (European Research Council) for his work in developing new catalysts...

Quantum theory and atomic physics Micro and nanotechnology Catalysis Fuel cells Energy storage Solar energy Wind energy
27 JUL

Cold LED light threatens Nordic 'hygge'

Scandinavian affinity for warm lighting is threatened by international developments within LED lighting. Consumers should stand up and fight, says the author Tor Nørretranders...

Light sources
27 JUL

LED light bulbs need describing in new ways

The Ra index is a set of values that describe light quality. However, the index stems from the era of the incandescent bulb and the fluorescent tube, and it makes it difficult...

Light sources
07 JUL

Carbon atoms assemble themselves on command

Using a new method that gets carbon atoms to assemble themselves, researchers open up for opportunities to create quantum dots that can revolutionize the information technology...

Quantum theory and atomic physics Nanoparticles
04 JUL

Poster Contribution for DronEL Wins “Best Poster Award in Photovoltaic Characterization...

Postdoc Gisele Benatto from the PV Team in the Diode Lasers & LED Systems Group represented the DronEL project  at the international IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference...

Light sources
03 JUL

Artificial sight with solar cells

Rasmus Schmidt Davidsen is postdoc at DTU Nanotech and a successful researcher within optimisation of solar cells. Now he wants to help the blind see by using microscopic...

Physics Micro and nanotechnology Optics Sensors
20 JUN

When two look-a-like balls are not always exactly the same

Differences of less than one percent and very small variations in the chemical composition of the nominally same material can have a significant impact on the resulting...

Magnets Energy Electromagnetism
13 JUN

Ten researchers receive grants for 'wild' experiments

VILLUM FONDEN is giving ten researchers up to DKK 2 million (EUR 268,000) each in funding to explore novel ideas. The money is earmarked for innovative and ‘wild’ ideas...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Energy Physics Information technology Medicine and medico technology
17 MAY

Microscopic solar cells could give vision to blind

Postdoc Rasmus Schmidt Davidsen conducts research into optimizing solar cells. Now, with the help of micro-sized photovoltaic cells, he will restore sight to the blind...

Medicine and medico technology Micro and nanotechnology Solar energy
03 MAY

Graphene - a wonder material for electronic devices

In collaboration with partners from industry and academia, researchers at DTU Nanotech have improved the possibility of utilizing the extraordinary properties of graphene...

Physics Micro and nanotechnology Materials
21 APR

Two new Centers of Excellence

The Danish National Research Foundation invests DKK 120 million in two new centres at DTU.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Physics Space research
18 APR

Scientists from six EU countries cooperate to create dopamine factories in the...

Implanting dopamine producing cells in the brain may make it possible for patients to regulate their dopamine levels themselves. That is the ultimate goal for a new project...

Physics
14 APR

"My greatest goal is to find a cure for cancer"

“Some perceive me as one-track minded—and rightfully so,” says Head of Department and Researcher Thomas L. Andresen. His working week is never less than 60 hours. But hard...

Micro and nanotechnology Medicine and medico technology Nanomedicine Health and diseases
27 MAR

Everybody can lay their hands on quantum technology

Today a new educational laboratory for quantum technology was inaugurated at the Technical University of Denmark. Here visitors can experiment with some of the most fascinating...

Quantum theory and atomic physics Physics
23 MAR

Two top researchers receive millions from VILLUM FONDEN

Two professors from DTU receive generous grants from VILLUM FONDEN of DKK 31 million and DKK 39 million, respectively.

Construction and mechanics Physics
22 MAR

New electronics fill gaps in solar cell lamp market

Knowledge about efficient conversion of solar energy combined with considerable insight into solar cells have resulted in new efficient electronics for use in solar cell...

Electrotechnology Solar energy Light sources
27 FEB

Expert in X-ray scattering appointed professor at DTU Energy

Jens Wenzel Andreasen has been appointed professor of materials research at DTU Energy where he will take part in building the new DTU Imaging Center.

Energy Quantum theory and atomic physics Energy efficiency Solar energy Energy production
20 FEB

Millions for research challenging the laws of physics

Funding continues for Center for Nanostructures Graphene where research takes place on the nano scale, and new and surprising facts about the laws of physics come to light...

Physics Quantum theory and atomic physics Micro and nanotechnology
16 FEB

Technological 'hot or not' in 2017

Five female researchers gaze into the crystal ball and give their views on which technologies they believed will ‘predominate’ and which will fade into obscurity in the...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Environment and pollution Information technology Physics
15 FEB

DTU Nanotech paper highlighted in Advanced Science News

The paper “Nanoreinforced Hydrogels for Tissue Engineering: Biomaterials that are Compatible with Load-Bearing and Electroactive Tissues” (Adv. Mater. 2017 1603612) has...

Micro and nanotechnology
07 FEB

Brain dopamine factory

By implanting dopamine-producing cells in the brain, patients may regulate their own dopamine level.

Medicine and medico technology Micro and nanotechnology
02 FEB

Collaboration prepares DTU for quantum future

A DTU-wide collaboration called Quantum DTU is to secure DTU national and international leadership when the quantum millions are being distributed over the coming years...

Physics Quantum theory and atomic physics
24 JAN

Real-time in vitro monitoring of cell populations

The study of cells’ reaction to e.g. drugs or to environmental pollutants is an important technological area. Cells are cultured while they are exposed to different substances...

Micro and nanotechnology
23 JAN

Five young researchers can step up their research

Five DTU researchers under the age of 40 receive a total of almost DKK 46 million (EUR 6,2 million) from VILLUM FONDEN and can now speed up their research careers.

Chemistry Information technology Physics Mathematics
19 JAN

Electrocatalysis can advance green transition

Renewable energy is providing an increasing share of the energy supply, but to ensure the green transition continues, it must also be able to furnish us with the fuels...

Catalysis Micro and nanotechnology Metals and alloys Nanoparticles Fuel cells Energy storage Fossil fuels Solar energy Wind energy
09 JAN

Detection of pneumonia through exhaled breath

Children with cystic fibrosis (CF) often get airway infections, which can be difficult to diagnose. The methods are invasive and highly unpleasant for the child, and the...

Micro and nanotechnology
02 JAN

Fast and reliable diagnosis of infectious diseases

A new type of medical diagnostics is being developed at DTU Nanotech and realised in the spinout company, Flusens ApS. The diagnostic device is based on an all-plastic...

Micro and nanotechnology
2016
16 DEC

DTU to develop yet another instrument for new neutron research facility

DTU’s expertise in developing high-tech measuring instruments has led to yet another assignment for the neutron research facility ESS—European Spallation Source. The instrument...

Physics Radioactivity
14 DEC

The quantum computers of the future will work equally well with encrypted and...

When future users of quantum computers need to analyze their data or run quantum algorithms, they will often have to send encrypted information to the computer. Because...

Physics Quantum theory and atomic physics Systems and data security
09 DEC

DTU Fotonik Researchers in Optics & Photonics’ Special Edition 2016

A special edition of Optics & Photonics News has highlighted the 30 most important optics research breakthroughs in 2016. The featured publications are from prominent...

Lasers Light sources Optics
07 DEC

Screening of databases is the basis for developing new energy materials

The growing volume of computer-generated data and calculations makes it possible to quickly develop new energy materials. A recently published screening focuses on materials...

Physics Materials Computer calculations
29 NOV

Squeezed states of light can improve feedback cooling significantly

In a recent proof-of-principle experiment, published in Nature Communications, researchers from DTU Physics have demonstrated how quantum-engineered states of light can...

Physics Quantum theory and atomic physics Lasers Light sources
28 NOV

DTU Researchers Make Molecular Movies of Photocatalysis About to Happen

Using sophisticated X-ray equipment and highly advanced computational chemistry methods, DTU researchers have shown that it is possible to record ‘molecular movies’ of...

Chemistry Catalysis Lasers Physics
Photo: Joachim Rode
28 NOV

World Champions in radioactivity

Researchers at DTU Nutech develop and apply knowledge about radioactive substances and ionizing radiation. Nuclear technologies are put to uses as diverse as curing cancer...

Radioactivity Environment and pollution Radioactive pharmaceuticals and isotopes Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases Physics
Megha Rao won a price for her poster presentation at DTU Energys annual PhD Symposium 2016
23 NOV

Industry got insight into the latest Danish energy research

DTU Energy held its annual PhD symposium with industrial participation at DTU Lyngby Campus where PhD students could discuss their research with scientists and representatives...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy systems Solar energy Electromagnetism Sensors Electrochemistry Catalysis
Tian Lei succesfully defended his PhD
21 NOV

Tian uses supercomputers to design active magnetic regenerators for magnetic refrigeration

On Monday, 14 November Tian Lei from DTU Energy successfully defended his PhD thesis with the title: ”Modeling of active magnetic regenerators and experimental investigation...

Electromagnetism Energy Magnets Energy efficiency
18 NOV

Danish neutron research instrument receives DKK 100 million grant

The large new pan-European neutron research facility European Spallation Source (ESS) has just granted DKK 100 million (EUR 13,5 million) in funding to the BIFROST instrument...

Physics Image analysis Materials
07 NOV

Nanopillars – a state-of-the-art optical sensor

Reliable, cheap and quick recognition of molecules at challenging concentrations of ~1 ppb ( parts per billion ) or less is now possible thanks to a sensor developed at...

Micro and nanotechnology
04 NOV

Globalization may pose a threat to Nordic light culture

Global consensus on minimizing the amount of power consumed by LED lights affects the demand for good lighting in the Nordic countries.

Physics Light sources
03 NOV

Get insight into the latest research within sustainable energy technologies

Do not miss this unique opportunity to get insight into the latest research within sustainable energy technologies – join DTU Energy’s annual PhD symposium on 18 November...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Solar energy Magnets Electrochemistry
02 NOV

PhD defence: Designing optimal magnets for magnetocaloric heat pumps

On November 1, 2016 Andrea Roberto Insinga from DTU Energy successfully defended his PhD thesis with the title “Optimising Magnetostatic Assemblies”.

Magnets Energy Energy efficiency
14 OCT

Ultraviolet light—antimicrobial agents of the future

The part of sunlight in the ultraviolet spectrum plays an important role for our lives on Earth. With the new LED light sources and greater knowledge of the effect of ultraviolet...

Bacteria and microorganisms Lasers Optics
13 OCT

DTU receiving share of DKK 20 million for new research facilities

The Danish Minister for Higher Education and Science has allocated DKK 20 million (EUR 2.7 million) for new quantum technology research facilities at the University of...

Physics Quantum theory and atomic physics
13 OCT

Sources of peanut allergy revealed

Researchers from DTU Nanotech have examined patients’ immune reactions towards peanuts and discovered that the individual patient has allergic reactions towards very specific...

Micro and nanotechnology
28 SEP

Theme: Knowledge about invisible structures produce new materials

Danish universities and businesses will have direct access to the recently inaugurated X-ray facility in Lund, Sweden— MAX IV .

Physics Lasers
28 SEP

Theme: X-ray behind better milk cartons

Packaging company Tetra Pak is to become neighbour to two of the world’s most advanced facilities for materials research. Cooperation across the Øresund is equipping...

Physics Materials
Photo: Lasse Baltzer
22 SEP

Test of new airport scanner technology

In future, you may be able to leave your laptop and fluids in your carry-on luggage when passing through airport security checks.

Physics Mathematics
06 SEP

Samples with DTU logo made by plasmonic color laser printing show fully flexibility

Samples with DTU logo made by plasmonic color laser printing show fully flexibility.

Micro and nanotechnology
26 AUG

DTU Nanotech spinout company sold for $80 million

Scandinavian Micro Biodevices ApS (SMB) has been acquired by the US Company Zoetis, the world’s largest global animal health company, for $80 million.

Micro and nanotechnology
25 AUG

Is it possible to prepare quantum states of “heavy” objects?

A new project at DTU Physics has set out to examine whether heavy objects like cantilevers and springs can be steered into quantum states. The question is one of the most...

Physics Quantum theory and atomic physics Sensors
22 AUG

DTU Nanotech spinout company selected to combat Zika

The DTU Nanotech spinout company, BluSense Diagnostics, has been selected together with 20 universities and companies from around the world to develop new technological...

Micro and nanotechnology Sensors
09 AUG

Georgeite can improve the production of methanol

Researchers at DTU have helped an international team of researchers prove how the mineral georgeite can improve the production of methanol. In the long term, the discovery...

Micro and nanotechnology Physics Chemistry Catalysis Materials
19 JUL

Translucent concrete

Is it possible to combine the construction benefits of concrete with the desire to get more daylight into buildings? The answer is yes. An innovative building material...

Light sources Optics Construction materials Building design Building construction Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
05 JUL

Horizon2020 MSCA ITN CELTA

ITN CELTA is a  European Integrated Research Training Network on Convergence of Electronics and Photonics Technologies for Enabling Terahertz Applications.

Electronics Light sources
24 JUN

New research project on nanoconductors

The project ”Dynamics in ballistic nanoconductors: Theory and simulation tools”, headed by Professor Mads Brandbyge, has received 4,7 MDKK from VILLUM FONDEN.

Micro and nanotechnology