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2020
Kvantenetværk sikrer præcise målinger på flere objekter samtidig
13 JAN

Quantum network ensures accurate measurements of multiple objects

Researchers have shown that it is possible to increase the level of precision when conducting similar measurements on multiple objects simultaneously via quantum networks...

Quantum theory and atomic physics
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
Artwork by Jonas S. Neergaard-Nielsen (author) illustrating the cluster state generated in our work.
18 OCT

Blanket of light may give better quantum computers

A ‘blanket’ of thousands of quantum-mechanically entangled light pulses has the potential to pave the way for more powerful quantum computers.

Quantum theory and atomic physics Lasers Optics
Photo: DTU Physics
07 SEP

Danish quantum key distribution technology to create secure communication channels

DTU researchers have developed a prototype for a quantum key distribution system which is now to be tested in a realistic fibre network.

Physics Quantum theory and atomic physics Information technology Systems and data security
13 MAY

Nobel Laureate to give lecture on quantum physics at DTU

Nobel Laureate Professor Serge Haroche will visit DTU in May to give a lecture on quantum physics.

Quantum theory and atomic physics Physics
Photo: Søren Kjeldgaard
01 MAR

Kristian Sommer Thygesen receives EliteForsk Prize

Professor Kristian Sommer Thygesen from DTU Physics is among this year’s recipients of the EliteForsk Prize, which he receives for his research in two-dimensional...

Micro and nanotechnology Materials Quantum theory and atomic physics Computer calculations
2018
Photo: Jonas Neergaard-Nielsen and Sepehr Ahmadi
18 JAN

Quantum physics provides new knowledge about the brain

A new major research project between quantum physicists and neurophysiologists will increase our understanding of the brain. 

Quantum theory and atomic physics
2017
Photo: Joachim Rode
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
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
Photo: Joachim Rode
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
Photo: Sepehr Ahmadi
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
Photo: Jonas Neergaard-Nielsen and Sepehr Ahmadi. A diamond illuminated with green laser light flouresces red light.
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...

Quantum theory and atomic physics Physics Information technology
Illustration
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
Carbon atoms assemble themselves
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
First drawing from Anders Morgenthaler
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
Photo: Ulrich Busk Hoff
28 FEB

Course on quantum physics with experiments

Seven students are the first to have completed a course in experimental quantum technology, where the difficult theory has been transformed into something more tangible...

Physics Quantum theory and atomic physics
For the first time ever, researchers have demonstrated that nano-sized graphene discs can absorb light in the infrared spectrum. Photo: DTU
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
Arkiv
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

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