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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
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

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