Senior Scientist Søren Schmidt from the section Neutron and X-rays for Materials Physics (NEXMAP) was appointed guest professor on March 21st 2013 at Chongqing University in China.
6 Bachelor students from the Physics and Nanotechnology education and their team leader from DTU Physics have just returned from participation in the 5th International Physicists' Tournament, held on the campus of EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland on 2 to 5 April 2013.
A novel background subtraction technique has paved the way for fast-ion and bulk-ion measurements in fusion plasmas by collective Thomson scattering (CTS), operated by the section for Plasma Physics and Fusion Energy at DTU Physics. The measurements were performed in the ASDEX Upgrade tokamak at the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, Garching, Germany.
As one of five scientists, Ulrik Lund Andersen has received the prestigious award of Elite Scientist at a ceremony at the Glyptotek Museum in Copenhagen.
The Carlsberg foundation supports Associate Professor Kirstine Berg-Sørensen and coworkers to perform biomimetic experiments
DTU Physics and DTU Informatics have jointly received an RSO-grant of 10 million kr. to strengthen activities in relation to the large scale facilities; ESS, MAX IV, and XFEL – and to activities in connection with Imaging research at DTU.
Post doc Jonas Neergaard-Nielsen from the Quantum Physics & Information Technology section of DTU Physics has been granted 50,000 DKK from Direktør, Dr. Techn. A.N. Neergaard og Hustrus foundation. He will use the grant to purchase laser equipment for his development of an interface between light and artificial atoms in diamond.
The International Atomic Energy Agency has awarded The 2012 Nuclear Fusion Award for the best paper in the last two years to a publication from the Plasma Physics & Fusion Energy section at DTU Physics together with international collaborators.
The 3rd Sino Danish Autumn School on Plasma Physics and Technology took place from 17 to 20 September 2012 at the Institute for Plasma Physics in Hefei, China, under the auspices of the Sino-Danish Center (SDC). The six Chinese and six Danish lecturers were this year for the first time augmented with a contribution from the University of California, San Diego, USA. The autumn school was organised by Guosheng Xu, Hefei and Volker Naulin from the Plasma Physics and Fusion Energy section at DTU Physics. The section contributed with four lecturers.
The Otto Mønsted Foundation has granted a three month guest professorship at DTU Physics for Desmond Francis McMorrow from the London Centre for Nanotechnology at University College London.
On the shortlist of ten papers nominated for the 2012 Nuclear Fusion Award, The Plasma Physics & Fusion Energy section at DTU Physics contributes with 2 papers together with international collaborators.
Together with American collaborators, associate professor Cathrine Frandsen from DTU Physics and CINF has just published a study on the kinetics of electron mobility, in rusty nanoparticles
Researchers from DTU Physics and DTU Wind Energy receive innovation award in USA
The talented researcher from Germany will be working with magnetic nanoparticles at DTU Physics
DTU Physics becomes partner in new Center of Excellence ”Holey Graphene” financed by The Danish National Research Foundation (Danmarks Grundforskningsfond)
Ass. Professor Kristian Sommer Thygesen was one of 33 talented young scientists to recieve a grant from the Danish Agency for Science Technology and Innovation. The grant is given as part of the Sapere Aude programme.
Paper by the 2008 CAMD Summer School in Electronic Structure Theory and Materials Design on the cover of the Journal of Chemical Physics 131, Issue 1.
The US Department of Energy has granted DKK 100 million to a new research centre in which researchers from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) will be participating. The Danish researchers will be contributing to the development of new renewable energy technologies in collaboration with Stanford University in California.
40 years ago, Jesper Mygind was appointed to DTU Physics.
May 6th saw another NanoDay with approx. 300 researchers and PhD students in attendance.
On May 20th we celebrate that Søren Hjort and Erik Hansen have both been employed in the public sector for 25 years.
The DKK 120 million that DTU recently received from the Ministry for Science, Technology and Innovation will go towards establishing a new research initiative, CASE (Catalysis for Sustainable Energy), which will solidify Denmark’s leading role within the development of sustainable energy solutions. As per March 1st, 2009 Søren Dahl joins the new center as Deputy Director with responsibility for the overall coordination of the four project areas.
Professor Jens Kehlet Nørskov receives the award in recognition of his groundbreaking research in surface reactivity and heterogeneous catalysis.
The Danish Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation, Helge Sander has just given DKK 120 million to researchers at the Technical University of Denmark. The money will go towards finding new ways of harnessing the power of the sun and the wind. Headed by Professor Jens Kehlet Nørskov the new research center will solidify Denmark’s leading role within the development of sustainable energy solutions.
Associate Professor Claus Helix Nielsen joins Nobel Laureates in Stockholm.
The symposium celebrated the 150-year anniversary of Helmholtz’s seminal paper on vortex dynamics.
First Scandinavian OSA Student Chapter established by DTU Fotonik
and DTU Physics.
Ulrik Lund Andersen and Mikael Lassen are part of the team behind a new publication in Nature Physics.
The article was released on November 2nd 2008. Access the article through this link.
Win DKK 5,000.
DTU PhD Challenge 08 is an entrepreneurship competition for PhD students at DTU. Through this competition you have the opportunity to explore the business potential of your research project and challenge your fellow students.
In a new project at DTU and the University of Copenhagen, scientists will attempt to attain control over the smallest particles of light – photons. The supercomputers of the future as well as unbreakable codes are some of the possible end results of this undertaking.
On Thursday January 24, associate professor Ulrik Lund Andersen received a Young Elite Researcher Award of DKK 200,000 from the Danish Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation for his work in fundamental quantum physics.
On December 4, Professor Emeritus Peter Leth Christiansen received an honourary doctorate from the Bogolyubov Institute for Theoretical Physics in Kiev, Ukraine.
The first ever International GPAW Code Sprint was held on November 16, 2007 at the Center for Atomic-scale Materials Design (CAMD).
The Physics Teachers' Day on November 15 was a great success - as usual! Link to pictures.
Erik Mosekilde has co-edited the new release: 'Biosimulation in Drug Development' from John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Read more
The Grundfos Award 2007 was given to Jens Kehlet Nørskov of the Department of Physics at DTU on September 24 for his groundbreaking research within nano materials.
List of seminars in the Physics Seminar Series in the fall of 2007.
On June 8th CAMD and CINF hosted a symposium to celebrate Jens Nørskov and Ib Chorkendorff's 20 short years at DTU...
The director of the The Lundbeck Foundation’s
Center for Atomic-scale Materials Design and of NanoDTU
Professor Jens K. Nørskov has received the Mulliken Medal at the University of Chicago.
Researchers at CAMD and at CINF have employed computational combinatorial screening to investigate new materials for electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution. The screening was confirmed experimentally by synthesis and characterization of a promising candidate material, a BiPt surface alloy.
During her visit to DTU on September 25, the Chinese Vice Prime Minister Chen Zhili found time to visit building 312
Researchers at CAMP have developed a first principles method to predict the activity of alloys for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction.The method accurately reproduces trends in experimental activities for a series of platinum-based alloys.
iNANOschool in Ebeltoft, Jutland from June 11th to 16th, 2006. The summer school is co-organized by iNANO, CINF, KCK and NordForsk.
'Solide Oxide Cells 2006' from August 20-25, 2006 at Sandbjerg Gods near Sønderborg in Jutland. Program
A. P. Møller Foundation donates 100 million Danish Kroners to Danish nano research