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Professor Jesper Mørk, leder af NanoPhoton, DTU's grundforskningscenter. Foto: Mikael Schlosser
04 NOV

DTU’s basic research centre for nanophotonics inaugurated

The Danish National Research Foundation boosts research into light and semiconductor nanostructures, which will lead to efficient computer and quantum technology.

Physics Lasers Micro and nanotechnology Optics
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
Bax Lindhardt
21 SEP

Remote Infrared Radiation: New Technology Measures Thickness of Ice on Prawns

DTU and Royal Greenland have collaborated on a new technology that can measure the thickness of the ice glaze on frozen prawns. This is important to know so that the prawns...

Sensors Lasers
Ognjen Jovanovic, Phd student at DTU Fotonik
20 SEP

Fotonik-student speaks at Europe’s largest conference on optical communications

Ognjen Jovanovic, PhD student at DTU Fotonik, presented his research at the ECOC 21 conference - the largest conference on optical communications in Europe. ...

Computer calculations Telecommunication Optics Lasers Energy efficiency
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
Professor Ole Bang. Photo: Jesper Scheel.
20 APR

Laser researcher to build mini synchrotron facility

Synchrotron facilities such as Max IV in Lund are large and expensive, and there are only a few of them. Professor Ole Bang wants to build a unique facility that is small...

Lasers
Rasmus Hvidberg—MSc student at DTU Fotonik—analyses speckle patterns on the surface of ice to calculate when the ice begins to melt. Photo: Jesper Scheel.
08 MAR

Student project may improve Great Belt ice warnings

Student has found a new method that can determine—using laser technology—when ice on the Great Belt Bridge melts. The result can contribute to reducing the...

Physics Lasers Sensors
Using infrared spectroscopy, invisible pollutant gases can be identified and quantified. In this image, regions of high methane concentration are indicated in red.
01 MAR

5 million Euro for photonic air pollution monitoring

The TRIAGE project, which starts in March 2021, will receive 5 million Euro (approx. DKK 37 million) in funding from the EU Horizon 2020 programme. The grant...

Air pollution Sensors Lasers

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