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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
Controlled generation of luminescent centres in hBN via irradiation engineering with oxygen atoms (red). The defect VNCB is shown in the front which consists of a nitrogen vacancy next to a carbon atom (black) on a boron site. In the back, a boron vacancy VB is shown.
18 FEB

New insights on quantum emitters in two-dimensional materials

Researchers from DTU Fotonik have published an important paper in the peer-reviewed journal Science Advances.  In this article, PhD-student Moritz Fischer, first author...

Quantum theory and atomic physics Light sources
Foto Bax Lindhardt
25 JAN

Laser light can reveal condition of ship paint

With infrared laser light, researchers from DTU Fotonik can produce detailed 3D images of ship paint, so that the paints can become more durable and environmentally friendly...

Lasers Optics Ships and offshore constructions
Mikkel Heuck receives Villum Young Investigator Grant
22 JAN

Mikkel Heuck becomes Villum Young Investigator

Senior researcher at DTU Fotonik Mikkel Heuck receives a grant of DKK 6 million from The Villum Young Investigator Programme for his project "Nonlinear Photonic...

Quantum theory and atomic physics Optics
2020
Nika Akopian, Associate Professor, DTU Fotonik. Photo: Joachim Rode
10 DEC

ERC Consolidator Grant to DTU Fotonik researcher

Associate Professor Nika Akopian from DTU Fotonik receives a Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council of 2.6 million Euro (approx. DKK 19.4 million) for the...

Quantum theory and atomic physics Physics Energy efficiency Systems and data security
Figure by Yi Zheng: A chip-based frequency comb where each tooth in the comb forms its own infrared color on which data signals can be sent.
07 DEC

Chip-based frequency combs to increase the Internet capacity

DTU is leading a new project aiming to develop a sustainable chip-based frequency comb, which is going to improve the capacity and energy efficiency of the internet.

Physics Lasers Optics
Sarah Ruepp, Associate Professor at DTU Fotonik, receives the Elektron Award 2020. In this photo she exhibits an IoT-based tracker prototype. Photo: Jesper Scheel.
30 NOV

Internet of Things-researcher receives this year's AEG Elektron Award

She is a driving force in education and research of the Internet of Things. Associate Professor Sarah Ruepp, DTU Fotonik, receives the AEG Elektronfondens Elektron Award...

Information technology IT systems Energy efficiency Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Physics
CryptQ
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 Electrotechnology Information technology Mathematics
Mikkel Heuck
20 NOV

Photonics researcher becomes Sapere Aude Research Leader

Independent Research Fund Denmark has appointed Mikkel Heuck as a 2020 Sapere Aude Research Leader. This title is awarded to younger researchers with original ideas and...

Quantum theory and atomic physics Optics
Søren Stobbe, lektor ved DTU Fotonik. Foto: Jesper Scheel
29 OCT

DKK 42 million for sustainable chip-based spectrometers

In collaboration with industrial partners, DTU will develop the next generation of sustainable and ultracompact spectrometers based on chip technology over the next four...

Micro and nanotechnology Optics
Chief physician and clinical associate professor at the Department of Dermatology at Bispebjerg Hospital Mette Mogensen (right) works with DTU Fotonik researcher Niels Møller Israelsen (center) to provide faster cancer diagnoses using imaging. Here, one of the Department of Dermatology's research nurses is being scanned.
22 OCT

The laser-researcher is there at the first cancer test

Collaboration between DTU Fotonik and the Department of Dermatology at Bispebjerg Hospital has led to health technology that can provide a faster skin cancer diagnosis

Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Lasers
18 SEP

Ultraviolet lys kan mindske brug af antibiotika hos tandlægen

De bakteriedræbende egenskaber i ultraviolet lys kan udnyttes til at begrænse forbruget af antibiotika ved behandling af f.eks. inficerede rodkanaler.

Lasers Optics Medicine and medico technology
QFA2020
01 JUL

Do you like quantum mechanics?

Would you like to go to Berlin November 1-7 2020? Then sign up for our challenge. We will send two students from Denmark to "Quantum Future Academy 2020" with all expenses...

Physics Electrotechnology Energy Information technology Chemistry Mathematics Materials Space research
Teleportation
11 JUN

Researchers demonstrate teleportation of data

Researchers at DTU Fotonik have shown that they can teleport information between two microchips by utilizing a quantum mechanical entanglement of two photons. The experiment...

Physics Quantum theory and atomic physics Information technology
Foto: Vibeke Hempler.
06 FEB

Tre nye Villum Young Investigators

Tre unge DTU-forskere hædres som Villum Young Investigators og modtager næsten 10 mio. kr. hver til deres forskning.

Optics Magnets Bioenergy Energy efficiency Energy storage Software and programming Computer calculations Electrochemistry
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
Quantum Hub Denmark
25 NOV

Quantum Hub Denmark

On November 22, the event "Quantum Hub Denmark" brought together more than a hundred stakeholders from industry, academia, and public sector in Denmark to strengthen the...

Physics Electrotechnology Energy Information technology Chemistry Mathematics Materials Space research
Foto Vibeke Hempler
19 NOV

18,5 mio. fra Danmarks Frie Forskningsfond til tre forskere

Danmarks Frie Forskningsfond uddeler 208 mio. kr. til 35 yngre forskere med originale idéer og høje ambitioner. Tre er fra DTU.

Cells Biological systems Electronics Optics Nanomedicine Health and diseases

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