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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
2018
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
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
2017
Maryam Khojastehfar, who is involved in investigating the painting at DTU Fotonik, is studying photonics as part of the Erasmus Mundus exchange programme. Photo: Joachim Rode
25 SEP

Ultrafast light reveals sketches under Renaissance painting

Short light pulses help to reveal secret drawings under the paint of a 16th century art relic. The advanced technology can be used to document key cultural artefacts.

Physics Light sources
Photo: Shutterstock
27 JUL

Cold LED light threatens Nordic 'hygge'

Scandinavian affinity for warm lighting is threatened by international developments within LED lighting. Consumers should stand up and fight, says the author Tor Nø...

Light sources
Photo: Shutterstock
27 JUL

LED light bulbs need describing in new ways

The Ra index is a set of values that describe light quality. However, the index stems from the era of the incandescent bulb and the fluorescent tube, and it makes it difficult...

Light sources
04 JUL

Poster Contribution for DronEL Wins “Best Poster Award in Photovoltaic Characterization...

Postdoc Gisele Benatto from the PV Team in the Diode Lasers & LED Systems Group represented the DronEL project at the international IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists...

Light sources
Solar lamp (Photo: Mikal Schlosser)
22 MAR

New electronics fill gaps in solar cell lamp market

Knowledge about efficient conversion of solar energy combined with considerable insight into solar cells have resulted in new efficient electronics for use in solar cell...

Electrotechnology Solar energy Light sources
2016
09 DEC

DTU Fotonik Researchers in Optics & Photonics’ Special Edition 2016

A special edition of Optics & Photonics News has highlighted the 30 most important optics research breakthroughs in 2016. The featured publications are from prominent...

Lasers Light sources Optics
09 DEC

DTU Fotonik Researchers in Optics & Photonics’               Special Edition 2016

A special edition of Optics & Photonics News has highlighted the 30 most important optics research breakthroughs in 2016. The featured publications are from prominent...

Light sources Lasers Optics
Photo: Colourbox
04 NOV

Globalization may pose a threat to Nordic light culture

Global consensus on minimizing the amount of power consumed by LED lights affects the demand for good lighting in the Nordic countries.

Physics Light sources
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
The effect of a mirror on the energy transfer between two molecules
01 JUN

New theory on how to control energy transfer between molecules

An analogy between science and a romantic dinner Scientists from the Technical University of Denmark and the University of Twente have settled an old scientific debate...

Light sources Quantum theory and atomic physics
The SuperK Extreme supercontinuum “white-light” laser source, commercially available from consortium member NKT Photonics. Wen dispersing its broadband laser light on a prism a rainbow of colours appear.
13 MAY

The supercontinuum white-light laser - tackling todays and tomorrows photonics...

DTU Fotonik will coordinate SUPUVIR, a new European Training Network funded by the European H2020 programme. The SUPUVIR network will focus on so-called supercontinuum...

Light sources Lasers
2015
Photo: Louis Poulsen
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 engineers...

Energy efficiency Electronics Light sources Optics
Photo: Mikkel Schlosser
23 JUN

Illuminating concrete

A new technology combining the robust properties of concrete with LED and the diversifying applications of optical fibres means that in future, it will be possible to display...

Light sources Building design Building construction Construction materials
Photo: Colourbox
07 APR

Tomorrow’s touchscreens work under water as well

It started out with someone who couldn’t use his new cooker with wet fingers, and ended up with a touchscreen that not only works under water, but is also ten times...

Light sources Lasers Sensors
2013
Gadebelysning i Malmø
17 OCT

Smart gadelys giver kæmpe miljøgevinst

Miljø Gadebelysning er miljøudfordring nummer et, siger kommuner på begge sider af Øresund. DTU og ni partnere vil finde fremtidens lø...

Light sources
Earth Day highlights – according to SPIE
22 APR

Earth Day highlights – according to SPIE

In celebration of Earth Day 2013, SPIE has highlighted four new photonics solutions. DTU Fotonik’s “Next generation lighting” is one of the four.

Lasers Light sources

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