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2020
3D imaging center, DTU. Photo: Mikal Schlosser
23 JUN

New Danish research centre gains strong international position

The new Danish research infrastructure DANFIX will be housed in DTU’s world-class 3D imaging centre. A new lighthouse associated with the international neutron facility...

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Teleportation
11 JUN

Researchers demonstrate teleportation of data

Researchers at DTU Fotonik have shown that they can teleport information between two microchips by utilizing a quantum mechanical entanglement of two photons. The experiment...

Physics Quantum theory and atomic physics Information technology
28 MAY

Surprising new research changes DTU’s physics teaching

In the future, conventional experiments will be replaced by new types of experiments in DTU’s physics teaching that provide students with a number of skills that...

Physics
14 MAY

Researchers discover new class of 2D materials

DTU’s researchers have contributed to the discovery of a brand-new class of 2D materials that are able to bind single atoms between their ultra-thin layers. It opens...

Physics Materials
Foto Emiel Molenaar/Unsplash
23 APR

In the future, fertilizer can be produced where it is used

Researchers wish to revolutionize the production of ammonia for fertilizer, so that it can take place at the site of a single farm or greenhouse. The production will be...

Physics
Henning Friis Poulsen has received a second ERC Advanced Grant. Photo Lisbeth Holten
31 MAR

DTU professor secures yet another large EU research grant

For the second time, Henning Friis Poulsen has been awarded one of the prestigious ERC Advanced Grants. His new research project could revolutionize our understanding and...

Physics Materials
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
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
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
Foto Vibeke Hempler
23 OCT

148 mio. DKK for two new Centers of Excellence

The Danish National Research Foundation has invited applicants to enter contract negotiations to establish two new Centers of Excellence at DTU.

Optics Semiconductors Catalysis Micro and nanotechnology
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

New type of catalysts can pave the way for greater sustainability

Catalysts of one or two atoms may become essential to the green transition in future. It is hoped that they can be used for environmentally friendly purification of water...

Physics
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
08 AUG

EU grant for development of medical sensor

Professor Anja Boisen from DTU Health Tech receives Proof of Concept grant of DKK 1.1 million from the European Research Council.

Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Optics Sensors Micro and nanotechnology
Photo: Joachim Rode
05 AUG

DTU’s own tokamak for fusion energy research

As the only university in Northern Europe, DTU can now perform fusion energy experiments using its own tokamak.

Physics Energy
Photo: Thomas Tølbøl Sørensen
05 AUG

Start-up moves complex analyses out of laboratories

The company Copenhagen Nanosystems has incorporated nanotechnology into ordinary laboratory equipment and made it simpler to run advanced analyses of liquids.

Micro and nanotechnology
A small synthetic diamond, which is so sensitive to magnetic fields that it can potentially register activity in the brain. The imaging is done through a combination of microwave pulses and detection of fluorescent light emitted from the diamond. Photo: Joshua David Clement, DTU.
15 JUL

Researchers have created quantum sensor outside the laboratory

Researchers at DTU Physics have succeeded in building a small portable quantum technology measuring instrument which may be of great importance to the diagnosis of diseases...

Physics
Photo: Dynatest
14 MAY

Laser trucks help maintain roads

Pavement engineering company, Dynatest, has developed a truck in partnership with DTU which analyses the state of the road using laser technology.

Lasers Construction and mechanics Information technology Mathematics Transport and logistics
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
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