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Illustration of optical micro-robots interacting with a biological surface.Each micro-robot is fitted with four ‘control balls’. Firing laser light into these balls makes it possible to control the micro-robots extremely accurately in three dimensions and in real time. Illustration: DTU Fotonik
13 MAY

New generation of laser-controlled micro-robots created at DTU

Researchers from DTU Fotonik have become the first in the world to integrate multiple well-known technologies in a swarm of 3D-printed micro-robots. Their breakthrough...

Lasers Optics Micro and nanotechnology Nanomedicine
2015
Photo: Colourbox
14 DEC

This article can be printed on a hair

Thanks to a new revolutionary laser printing technology, it is now possible to print this press release in colour on an area no bigger than a hair. This breakthrough in...

Lasers Micro and nanotechnology
Photo: Jesper Scheel
23 MAR

Nanocscale snitch

Silmeco, which recently won the Danish journal Ingeniøren’s entrepreneur award, is a DTU spin-out. The company’s nanotechnological product can reveal...

Metals and alloys Nanoparticles Micro and nanotechnology Lasers Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
Photo: Bjørn Lymann Jespersen
23 FEB

Young researchers receive millions from the Danish Council for Independent Research

Eight researchers receive a total of DKK 19.6 million to boost their research. The postdoc grants will be allocated to research in the categories ‘Technology and...

Materials Lasers Micro and nanotechnology Electronics Optics Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases Biotechnology and biochemistry
2014
A radiowave (green) in an opto-electro-mechanical converter makes a micromembrane vibrate via electrostatic forces. The vibration is measured with a laser beam reflected off the membrane and interfering with itself. This technique allows the detection of very faint radiowaves. Photo: Anders Simonsen, NBI.
06 MAR

New technology converts radio waves into light signals

Researchers from DTU and the Niels Bohr Institute have developed a new technology that enables the detection of very faint radio signals. The technology may prove significant...

Lasers Light sources Micro and nanotechnology