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Photonic crystal Fano laser
28 MAR

ERC grant to research new lasers and quantum devices

Professor Jesper Mørk at DTU Fotonik has just received an EUR 2.5 million ERC Advanced Grant to explore the physics and applications of a new class of photonic devices...

Physics Lasers Micro and nanotechnology
Photo: The Velux Foundations
28 JAN

Four DTU researchers chosen as Villum Young Investigators

Four young DTU researchers will each receive DKK 10 million for their research. This takes place at the annual appointment of Villum Young Investigators, at which VILLUM...

Aquaculture Hardware and components Telecommunication Building design Building construction Health and diseases Ecosystems
2018
Photo: Jesper Scheel
27 DEC

Tandem solar cells must be efficient and sustainable

Major research collaboration to break the barrier for how much energy a sustainable tandem solar cell can produce.

Solar energy Energy production Micro and nanotechnology
Photo: Büro Jantzen
27 DEC

Advanced drones chasing defective solar cells

Monitoring of solar farms is difficult, time-consuming and imprecise. Often you do not find all defects, which can reduce the energy production.

Solar energy Energy production Robot technology and automation Lasers
Photo: Lars Dalby Nielsen
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
Lars Rønn Olsen, Stela Canulescu, Mikkel Bentzon-Tilia, Dirch Hjorth Petersen, Johan Ulrik Lind. Photo: DFF
06 DEC

EUR 3.9 million to five young DTU researchers

Independent Research fund Denmark awards EUR 26 million to 34 young researchers with original ideas and high research leader ambitions. Five of them are from DTU.

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Genes and genomes Semiconductors Electronics
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...

Electronics Energy efficiency Hardware and components IT systems Systems and data security Telecommunication Light sources
24 OCT

Professor Leif Oxenløwe Elected OSA Fellow

Professor Leif Oxenløwe from DTU Fotonik has been elected a Fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA) for his achievements in optical communication.

24 OCT

Professor Leif Oxenløwe Elected OSA Fellow

Professor Leif Oxenløwe from DTU Fotonik has been elected a Fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA) for his achievements in optical communication.

Illustration: Shutterstock
16 OCT

Cyber security: new method to boost efficiency of quantum cryptography

The world champions in fast data transmission use their knowledge and advanced equipment from record attempts to develop more efficient quantum cryptography.

Physics Systems and data security
Solar farm on DTU Risø Campus
12 OCT

DTU optimizes solar cell technology

DTU researchers will test a new type of solar cell technology that harvests energy from two sides.     

Energy efficiency Energy production Solar energy
Photo: Joachim Rode
11 OCT

Students want to combat Alzheimer’s with light

A newly developed light seeks to reduce degradation of the brain in patents with Alzheimer’s disease.  

Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases
04 SEP

Researchers send 661 Tbit/s through single optical fibre

A team of researchers from DTU Fotonik and coworkers from Japan, including Fujikura Ltd. and NTT Corporation, have demonstrated a chip-based optical frequency comb source...

Photo: Mikal Schlosser
25 JUN

Microscopic laser attracting attention

A tiny new laser is revealing surprising unforeseen properties.

Lasers Micro and nanotechnology Data analysis
22 JUN

DTU launches new study line in solar energy

DTU offers a new study line in solar energy as a new initiative. The new line has been established as the demand for qualified candidates in solar energy increases.

Energy systems Solar energy
22 JUN

Assoc. Prof. Sanshui Xiao announced OSA Senior Member

Associate Professor Sanshui Xiao from DTU Fotonik has been announced an OSA Senior Member in the class of 2018

21 JUN

DTU launches new study line in solar energy

DTU offers a new study line in solar energy as a new initiative. The new line has been established as the demand for qualified candidates in solar energy increases.

Solar energy Energy systems
On the left are the traditional stadium lights on a football field and to the right are the new lights. Photo: Robert Anders
21 JUN

New type of stadium lights reduces light pollution and complaints from neighbours

Several municipalities are struggling with neighbours complaining about the lights from sports fields. Now, a DTU researcher has invented a lens that solves the problem...

Energy efficiency Light sources Optics
11 APR

Doctoral defense: linearity is totally boring

In his pursuit to control laser light, Morten Bache has acquired an in-depth understanding of nonlinear effects. This knowledge has now made him DTU’s latest Dr...

Lasers Mathematical modelling
A large-scale integrated silicon-photonic quantum circuit for multidimensional entanglement
09 MAR

SPOC fabricates first ever large-scale integrated quantum photonic circuit

Technologies relying on quantum mechanics are steadily becoming a bigger and bigger part of our daily lives—this includes lasers, transistors, semiconductor devices...

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