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quantum system
2014-08-19 03:00:45

Coupling atomic spins in diamonds to microwave resonators could lead to new quantum technologies. Researchers at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) have now managed to dramatically prolong the time these systems can store information.

Quantum Computer
2014-08-10 02:00:16

A new kind of quantum computer is being proposed by scientists from the TU Wien (Vienna) and Japan (National Institute of Informatics and NTT Basic Research Labs).

2014-06-24 14:08:55

The calorie free sweetener erythritol is widely used in Asia; it is also gaining popularity in Europe and America. At the Vienna University of Technology, a new cheap method has been developed to produce erythritol from straw with the help of mould fungi.

High-Strength Materials Created From The Pressure Cooker
2014-05-05 12:15:30

A Surprise in Materials Chemistry: At Vienna University of Technology, materials for lightweight construction, protective clothing or sports equipment can be produced at high temperatures and high pressures. This process is faster, better and more eco-friendly than other techniques.

Faster Dental Treatment With New Dental Filling Material
2014-05-01 03:46:56

A new dental filling material, developed at the Vienna University of Technology, is easier to harden. It makes dental treatment faster and easier.

Scientists Use Neutrons To Search For Dark Energy
2014-04-17 10:13:42

With neutrons, scientists can now look for dark energy in the lab

Schematic of the detector: the metamaterial couples the incident light to the semiconductor, and then it can be converted into an electric signal
2014-03-30 06:26:20

A new, extremely thin kind of light detector was created at Vienna University of Technology. Two very different technologies were combined for the first time: metamaterials and quantum cascade structures.

Atomically Thin Solar Cells
2014-03-10 10:44:34

It does not get any thinner than this: The novel material graphene consists of only one atomic layer of carbon atoms and exhibits very special electronic properties.

Single-Atom Light Switch
2013-11-06 10:32:04

With just a single atom, light can be switched between two fiber optic cables at the Vienna University of Technology. Such a switch enables quantum phenomena to be used for information and communication technology.


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