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Photo: Joachim Rode
13 APR

Grant running into millions for research into ultrathin materials

One of the world’s leading researchers in 2D materials has just received a Villum Investigator Grant of DKK 30 million to continue his work with developing new materials...

Physics
Illustration: Benny Box
26 FEB

DTU is building for a sustainable future

DTU is investing just under half a billion kroner in a new building dedicated to research aimed at climate change mitigation: Climate Challenge Laboratory. The building...

Peeking into the quantum random number generator developed at DTU Physics reveals a lot of seemingly ordinary optics and electronics. But together, the components form a high-speed and ultra-secure source of true randomness, enabled by quantum physics.
28 JAN

High-speed quantum random number generator secure against quantum attacks

At first glance, random numbers may seem trivial to produce and utterly useless. Not an easy sell. Isn’t it just a matter of flipping a coin? Not quite!

Physics Quantum theory and atomic physics Information technology
2020
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09 DEC

Three ERC Consolidator Grants to DTU researchers

DTU researchers receive three out of nine Danish Consolidator Grants from the European Research Council.

08 DEC

Finn Foton makes a quantum jump to the Japanese market

The first book in the series of Finn Foton has made it to the Japanese market with support from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Denmark through the Export sparring...

Physics
Jens Kehlet Nørskov. Det, vi skal gøre for at få grønne, flydende brændstoffer. Dynamo nr. 61.
03 DEC

What is needed for green liquid fuels

In order to achieve a fossil-free production of fuels and chemicals, catalysis methods that convert the sun's energy into chemical processes must be made more efficient...

E-Fuels can replace fossil fuels
30 NOV

E-Fuels can replace fossil fuels

The aircraft, ships, and lorries of the future must be powered by e-fuels—fuels produced partly from captured CO2—and partly from hydrogen produced by the splitting...

27 NOV

Large investment into Danish quantum cryptography

New innovation consortium sets out to secure Danish share of a rapidly growing technology market by developing next generation’s ultra-secure cryptographic systems...

Physics
DFF Sapere Aude_Tobias Gehring_DTU Physics
20 NOV

Novel quantum key distribution technology for secure data transmission

Data from critical national infrastructures should be impossible to decrypt. Quantum key distribution offers a way to establish secure communication channels and improve...

Physics Electrotechnology Information technology Mathematics
Jacob Mencke at one of Team Danmark’s ball machines.  Photographer: Andreas Top Adler, performance engineer, Team Danmark
26 OCT

Second-year student behind article in scientific journal

A special course on spinning balls, a technique which is used in many sports, sparked a string of experiments and calculations which have just been published in the American...

Physics
18 SEP

Grants for wild ideas and innovative research

Five scientists from DTU Physics have received grants from Villum Experiment of collectively 10 mill. DKK to perform their bold research ideas.

Physics
10 SEP

Young researcher aims to market sustainable fertiliser

Researchers around the world are working to produce sustainable ammonia for use in fertilisers. DTU is at the forefront of the developments and expects to be able to market...

Physics
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...

Physics $name
Stinging nettle. Photo Kaare H. Jensen
12 JUN

Researchers find key to plants' and animals’ ability to sting

A new study explains for the very first time the principles behind the design of stings, needles, and spikes in animals and plants. The principles can be directly used...

Copyright European XFEL - Heiner Müller Elsner
12 JUN

X-rays of water to close gaps in our understanding

By bringing newly developed X-ray methods into play, researchers at DTU will close gaps in our knowledge of how water participates in and controls chemical reactions. Thanks...

Physics
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
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12 MAY

Researcher seeing huge potential in online conferences

Twice as many participated in the CarbOnlineHagen online conference as in the recent physical conferences. Initiator and professor, Peter Bøggild, finds online meeting...

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

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