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2018
21 DEC

Better characterization of ultra-thin materials

A new optical technology may revolutionize the semiconductor industry and create brand new possibilities within sustainable electronics and data handling. The project is...

Semiconductors Materials Data analysis Electronics Innovation and product development
17 DEC

Magnetism under pressure: Much-studied ceramic material reveals new secrets

An international team of researchers led by DTU Energy has discovered that the oxide material strontium titanate, conventionally thought to be nonmagnetic, can exhibit...

Materials Electronics
12 DEC

DTU develops world’s most efficient mobile charger

DTU researchers have succeeded in improving charger efficiency, so that—in future—mobile phones and computers can be charged faster using significantly less power.

Electrotechnology Electronics Energy
Datacenter. Foto: Colourbox
26 OCT

DKK 100 million for faster, greener Internet

Internet traffic has risen a thousand-fold since 2000 and  accounts for approximately 10 per cent of the world's electricity consumption, so there is a great need for...

Electronics Energy efficiency Hardware and components IT systems Systems and data security Telecommunication Light sources
18 JUN

DR2 Dagen - Interview

DR2 Dagen Interviews Finn Agerkvist regarding the Monica Project and the recent tests   on Refshaleøen.

Electrotechnology Sound Electronics
2017
18 OCT

Alarm gives epileptics peace of mind

Doctors and scientists have joined forces with a commercial enterprise to develop an alarm that makes life easier for patients and their relatives.

Electronics Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems
Dennis Christensen at his PhD defense 12 October 2017
16 OCT

PhD defense: Dennis discovers magnetism when non-magnetic materials are put together

When two materials are combined with atomic precision, completely new phenomena may arise at their interface – phenomena which do not exist in either material, but only...

Materials Electronics
11 OCT

HRH Crown Prince Frederik and HRH Crown Princess Mary on Playware Moto Tiles

During the current royal visit to Japan, on Wednesday 11 Oct, HRH Crown Prince Frederik and HRH Crown Princess Mary, had the chance to engage in playful interaction with...

Electronics Robot technology and automation Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
21 AUG

When drones fly beneath the radar

Drones offer many benefits, but unfortunately they provide terrorists and criminals with new opportunities, so they need to be monitored. The Danish company Weibel Scientific...

Antennas Electronics Robot technology and automation
03 APR

Statoil Prize for research into artificial muscles

Anne Ladegaard Skov is awarded the Statoil Prize 2017 for her internationally recognized research into dielectric elastomers.

Electronics Electromagnetism Polymers
28 FEB

Wireless energy for the world’s smallest and most efficient power supply unit

In future, wireless energy harvested from renewable energy sources is to run the world’s smallest power supply unit, making it possible to use it for, e.g., small new devices...

Electrotechnology Electronics
27 FEB

Major prize for portable ultrasound

Innovation Fund Denmark awarded five new prizes at the EliteForsk conference on 23 February. Four current and former DTU researchers were among the recipients.

Electronics Wind energy Image analysis Hardware and components Software and programming Computer calculations Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship Medicine and medico technology
2016
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
11 MAR

The cities can become fossil-free, if they think 'smart'

Cities are major energy consumers and thus also CO 2 emitters. However, it is precisely the many different urban infrastructures and energy units that may be the key...

Electronics Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Fossil fuels Energy production Energy systems IT systems Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage
10 FEB

Silvia Tolu fra Center for Playware receiver of Marie Curie grant

Silvia Tolu fra Center for Playware has been granted with a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (IF-EF) funded by the European Commission under Horizon 2020...

Electronics Robot technology and automation
26 JAN

Engineers refine doctors’ tools

Sleep is the brain’s way of spring cleaning—and effectively removing toxins. During deep sleep, the body is normally completely at rest and unreactive to the brain’s signals...

Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems Physiological modelling Data analysis Electronics
26 JAN

Colour research

There is increasing evidence to suggest that a particular sleep disorder producing abnormal movements during dream sleep may be an early marker for Parkinson’s disease...

Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems Physiological modelling Data analysis Electronics
04 JAN

The car will be more than just a means of transport

The Japanese automotive giant Nissan and a team of researchers from DTU Electrical Engineering have become the first in the world to make a mass-produced electric vehicle...

Transport economy Innovation and product development Climate adaption Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Electronics
04 JAN

The battery—heart of the electric car

Batteries twice as powerful as those currently available may finally herald the breakthrough of electric cars. Developing such batteries is the goal of a European, DTU...

Electricity supply Energy storage Energy efficiency Electronics Innovation and product development Transport economy
04 JAN

Electric vehicles are the long-term solution

In the opinion of Niels Buus Kristensen, Head of Department at DTU Transport and a member of the Danish government’s climate advisory committee, electric vehicles hold...

Transport behaviour Transport economy Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage Electronics Electrical engineering Energy efficiency Energy storage
04 JAN

Electric vehicle of the future

How will electric vehicles develop? Associate Professor Esben Larsen from DTU Electrical Engineering  shares his thoughts on the subject.

Electronics Energy efficiency Energy storage Electricity supply Transport economy Transport models Transport behaviour Innovation and product development Climate adaption
2015
07 DEC

New issue of Technologist is out now

Our own Danish astronaut, Andreas Mogensen, occupies the front cover of the new issue of Technologist, DTU's international magazine, which this time takes a closer look...

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation Electronics Electrical engineering Optics Sensors Medical equipment and systems Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development Space research Astrophysics Space technology and instruments
05 AUG

IN-SPE results at EUROCORR 2015

Taskforce on Electronic Corrosion at EUROCORR 2015

Electronics Materials
10 JUL

Hearing aids have become intelligent

The world's first wireless hearing aid which can stream sound directly from phones and adapt to the user's surroundings. This is what GN ReSound , as the only company...

Electronics Sound Software and programming IT systems Antennas
01 JUL

New light for design classics

PH lamps and other design icons will now be producing light similar to that of the classic incandescent bulb. A group of researchers, lighting experts, designers, and...

Energy efficiency Electronics Light sources Optics
21 APR

Discovery unlocks ion conductor that is 100 times faster than all the others

A research group at the Technical University of Denmark has discovered a new and stable ion conducting material by merging two known materials, one of which is intrinsically...

Electronics Fuel cells Electrochemistry
23 FEB

Young researchers receive millions from the Danish Council for Independent Research

Eight researchers receive a total of DKK 19.6 million to boost their research. The postdoc grants will be allocated to research in the categories ‘Technology and Production...

Materials Lasers Micro and nanotechnology Electronics Optics Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases Biotechnology and biochemistry
2014
Foto: Søren Svendsen
20 MAY

DTU wins European Championship in green driving

DTU Roadrunners took first place in the Shell Eco Marathon on Sunday afternoon with their bioethanol-powered car called Dynamo, covering an impressive 599 km on the equivalent...

Construction and mechanics Combustion engines Engineering Electrotechnology Electronics Energy Energy efficiency Fossil fuels Energy production Climate change
2013
11 SEP

Largest European power electronics conference in Lille, France

The European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications EPE’13 ECCE Europe (3rd-5th september) has been the leading power electronics event in 2013 in the old continent...

Electrotechnology Electronics
04 SEP

Roskilde Sustainable Lab

  Center for Electric Power and Energy, DTU Elektro, was represented at this year’s Sustainable Lab at the Roskilde Festival with one of the Department’s electric vehicles...

Electronics Energy storage
12 JUN

Revised: 6 papers presented by the Electronics Group at the IEEE ECCE Asia 2013

“ ECCE Asia 2013 – Down Under - Power Electronics, enabling a sustainable future” taking place in Melbourne, Australia, June 3-6 2013

Electrotechnology Electronics