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Professor DTU Leif Oxenløwe. Foto: Joachim Rode
07 OCT

Digitalization is an important climate tool

Carbon emissions from the Internet are on a par with emissions from the aerospace industry, but at the same time digital technologies are crucial to winning the battle...

Lasers Optics
Photograph of the silicon photonic chip. Copyright: Nature Physics
28 SEP

Optical chip protects quantum technology from errors

New quantum photonic processor uses entanglement to protect itself from errors. The feat is published in Nature Physics.

Micro and nanotechnology Quantum theory and atomic physics Optics Light sources
Graphics: DTU Fotonik. The figure shows a schematic of light generation in a Fano laser.
27 AUG

Novel physics gives rise to the highest coherence for microscopic lasers

Scientists from DTU have shown that a Fano laser, a new type of microscopic laser, has fundamental advantages compared to other types of lasers. The discovery can be important...

Physics Micro and nanotechnology Lasers Optics
Mads Vandborg is doing a Master’s degree in Photonics Engineering. He’s exploring how to change the wavelength of the light particles we send through the optical fibres of the internet, to prepare the internet for the data transmissions of the future. Photo: Jesper Scheel.
14 JUN

“Technology fascinates me, especially when it can be used for good”

Mads Vandborg studies how to prepare the internet for the future by changing the frequency of its signals. He loves technology and is among the 10 per cent of students...

Physics Optics
Foto Bax Lindhardt
25 JAN

Laser light can reveal condition of ship paint

With infrared laser light, researchers from DTU Fotonik can produce detailed 3D images of ship paint, so that the paints can become more durable and environmentally friendly...

Lasers Optics Ships and offshore constructions
2020
Figure by Yi Zheng: A chip-based frequency comb where each tooth in the comb forms its own infrared color on which data signals can be sent.
07 DEC

Chip-based frequency combs to increase the Internet capacity

DTU is leading a new project aiming to develop a sustainable chip-based frequency comb, which is going to improve the capacity and energy efficiency of the internet.

Physics Lasers Optics
Søren Stobbe, lektor ved DTU Fotonik. Foto: Jesper Scheel
29 OCT

DKK 42 million for sustainable chip-based spectrometers

In collaboration with industrial partners, DTU will develop the next generation of sustainable and ultracompact spectrometers based on chip technology over the next four...

Micro and nanotechnology Optics
Foto: Vibeke Hempler.
06 FEB

Three new Villum Young Investigators

Three young DTU-scientists are honoured as Villum Young Investigators and receive almost DKK 10 million each to continue their research.

Energy storage Magnets Optics Energy efficiency Software and programming Computer calculations Electrochemistry Catalysis
2019
Niels Gregersen
12 DEC

EU grant for more powerful quantum computers

Associate Professor Niels Gregersen from DTU Fotonik receives one of the coveted ERC Consolidator Grants from The European Research Council (ERC) for the development of...

Physics Quantum theory and atomic physics Light sources Optics
Foto Vibeke Hempler
19 NOV

DKK 18,5 million for independent research

The Independent Research Fund Denmark grants DKK 208 million to 35 young researchers with original ideas and high ambitions. Three are from DTU.

Electronics Optics Nanoparticles Cells Biological systems Nanomedicine Health and diseases
DTU Facts and Figures 2021 front page

Published annually, DTU Facts and Figures gives you fact, figures, and a short presentation of the University.

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