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07 MAR

Postdocs receive millions for international research

Three postdocs from DTU each receive EUR 175,000–200,000 from Independent Research Fund Denmark for conducting research at elite international universities.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Energy Fuel cells Micro and nanotechnology
Photo: Søren Kjeldgaard
01 MAR

Kristian Sommer Thygesen receives EliteForsk Prize

Professor Kristian Sommer Thygesen from DTU Physics is among this year’s recipients of the EliteForsk Prize, which he receives for his research in two-dimensional...

Micro and nanotechnology Materials Quantum theory and atomic physics Computer calculations
Photo: Innovationsfonden
20 FEB

Cars to report on road condition

Leveraging modern car technology to continuously collect road data may help produce real-time digital images of road maintenance needs.

Mapping and surveying Data analysis Sensors Mathematical modelling Mobility
Grafik: Carl Otto Moesgaard
18 FEB

Breakthrough in the search for graphene-based electronics

A team of researchers from Denmark has solved one of the biggest challenges in making effective nanoelectronics based on graphene. The new results have just been published...

Electronics Micro and nanotechnology Semiconductors Superconductors
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
02 JAN

Portrait: “I’m really fond of puzzles—both scientific ones and those made of cardboard...

Henri Jansen is known as the magician of the clean room, because he is great at removing machine limitations that may arise at DTU Danchip—and dares to use unconventional...

Micro and nanotechnology Materials Semiconductors
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
Steven G. Louie is recognized for his research in the cross-field between materials research, physics and nanotechnology. Photo: Thorkilde Amdi Christensen.
23 DEC

2D materials more than graphene

Graphene took the world by storm in the 00s. But the world is full of alternative 2D materials, and some of them may have the potential to revolutionize the electronics...

Materials Physics Micro and nanotechnology
Photo: Bax Lindhardt
06 NOV

High-tech spin-out on the verge of global breakthrough

It takes a long time to develop high-tech products and explain to the world why they are useful. The spin-out NIL Technology is a good example of this.

Micro and nanotechnology
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
05 NOV

Digital twins to take industry into the future

Tests and experiments can provide new knowledge and the ability to predict the behaviour of materials and durability with ever greater precision. This is achieved by means...

Information technology Data analysis Mathematical modelling Physics Wind energy Materials Production and management
Professor Ulrik Lund Andersen. Photo: Joachim Rode.
29 OCT

DTU strongly represented in new EU Quantum Flagship

A major EU initiative aims at bringing Europe to the forefront of quantum technology development. DTU participates in two of the four projects on quantum communication...

Information technology Systems and data security Physics Lasers Light sources Optics Telecommunication
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
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
Clara Marika Velte
27 AUG

Young researcher wants to change theory of turbulence

ERC Starting Grants are awarded to talented early-career scientists from all over the world. Standards are high, and competition is fierce. 

Physics
Photo: Bax Lindhardt
17 AUG

Strong Danish contributions to ESS in Lund

One of Europe's largest research facilities, the European Spallation Source (ESS), is currently taking shape in a field outside Lund in Sweden. Denmark is heavily involved...

Physics
06 JUL

Research in 2D materials boosted

January 1st, 2019, DTU merges research on two-dimensional (2D) materials.

Physics Materials
Hugh Simons at ESRF. Photo: @ESRF Etienne Bouy
05 JUL

New X-ray microscope provides new knowledge about well-known material

A Danish-developed X-ray microscope reveals novel dynamics in the material barium titanate, which is used in, e.g., phones, cars, and computers.

Physics
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
Photo: Kasper Lipsø
06 JUN

Magnetic contrast agent behind clear MRI images

The Danish National Research Foundation Center for Hyperpolarization in Magnetic Resonance, HYPERMAG, at DTU conducts research into technologies that can reveal important...

Micro and nanotechnology Magnets Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems
girl Itching her arm
17 MAY

InstaPatch receives 5.6M DKK in funding from Independent Research Fund Denmark...

The CACHET PhD project InstaPatch has received funding from Independent Research Fund Denmark. This funding will be used to further expand the project with an additional...

Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Micro and nanotechnology