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The Sound of Quantum Vacuum

21 December 2016

Quantum mechanics dictates sensitivity limits in the measurements of displacement, velocity and acceleration. A recent experiment at NBI probes these limits, analyzing how quantum fluctuations set a sensor membrane

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University of Copenhagen partners with Microsoft to develop topological quantum computer

28 November 2016

Professor Charles Marcus will build the world's first topological quantum computer at the Niels Bohr Institute in collaboration with the Technical University of Delft and Sydney University under a Microsoft...

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Quantum technology boosted by 20 million kroner from the Ministry of Science

06 October 2016

Quantum technology boosted by 20 million kroner from the Ministry of ScienceDanish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation has awarded 20 million kroner to a new centre, QUANTECH, which will build up a research infrastructure comprised of a facility with a number of instruments for producing...

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Effective reflection of light for quantum technology

23 September 2016

Effective reflection of light for quantum technologyResearchers at the Niels Bohr Institute have developed a new method where they create a very strong interaction between light and atoms, which means that the light can be controlled and reflected on a glass fiber.

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Eugene Polzik on the steering committee for EU quantum technology flagship

13 September 2016

Eugene Polzik on the steering committee for EU quantum technology flagshipThe EU will launch a €1 billion innovative quantum technology project. In order to develop a program of research, a steering committee of senior researchers and business people has been established. From Denmark, Professor Eugene Polzik...

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Optical magnetic field sensor can detect signals from the nervous system

15 July 2016

The human body is controlled by electrical impulses in, for example, the brain, the heart and nervous system. These electrical signals create tiny magnetic fields, which can be used to diagnose various diseases. 

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Jan W. Thomsen receives the award Teacher of the Year, SCIENCE 2016

22 June 2016

“Jan W. Thomsen captivates the physics students when he takes them into the world of quantum optics and with his great enthusiasm and energetic demeanour he manages to create a learning atmosphere where students can strengthen their...

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Albert Schliesser appointed professor of optical quantum physics

06 June 2016

Albert Schliesser is a young top researcher who received his PhD in 2009 and now – only seven years later, has been appointed professor.  Albert Schliesser works with quantum physics at the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen.

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Quantum photonic researchers start new company, Sparrow Quantum

27 May 2016

Researchers in the research group Quantum Photonics at the Niels Bohr Institute have formed a new company, Sparrow Quantum, which will produce photonic chips that could be used for quantum technology based on light.

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Jan Thomsen in a new EU project on ultra-precise atomic clocks

02 May 2016

Jan Thomsen in a new EU project on ultra-precise atomic clocks  Jan Thomsen, Associate Professor and head of the Ultracold Atoms research group at the Niels Bohr Institute is part of a grant of 14 million kroner to participate in an EU project to develop ultra-precise atomic clocks that will define international

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