A single (blue) atom in a Bose-Einstein condensate causes the gas atoms (red) to be distributed differently, creating a polaron (light blue area) that can be described as a quasi particle.

Quantum simulations of quasi particles

2018.05.18Georg Bruun and Jan Arlt at IFA have recieved a grant of Dkr kr. 5 842 049 from Danmarks Frie Forskningsfond for further work into this exiting and very promising research area.

Mads Fredslund Andersen hired as SONG telescope project manager.

Mads Fredslund Andersen employed as new manager of the SONG project

2018.05.02Stellar Astrophysics Centre has hired Mads Fredslund Andersen as SONG manager for the next 4 years, starting 1 April 2018.

FIG.1: Some special semiconductor materials can host exotic excitons with a vastly extended Rydberg-state wave function.

Giant excitons manipulate quantum light

2018.04.19A recent publication in Nature Communications by Valentin Walther and Thomas Pohl explores giant excitons in a semiconductor.

Jacob Sherson appointed til professor mso

2018.04.11 Effective from 1 March 2018 Jacob Sherson is employed as Professor with special assignments (MSO).

The Triple-alpha-proces. Astrophysicists, please read from left to right. Physicists from right to left, thank you!

Toy model for the Hoyle decay of 12C

2018.04.09The Hoyle decay of 12C is the opposite effect of the important triple-alpha process in the hotter stars. Researchers at IFA are studying one in other to better understand the other.


Mon 28 May
14:15-15:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Thomas Tram, AIAS Fellow
Wed 30 May
11:00-13:30 | Main Hall at Aarhus University
Award ceremony
The Rigmor and Carl Holst-Knudsen Award for Scientific Research The Aarhus University Research Foundation PhD Award
Wed 13 Jun
15:15-16:00 | Fys. Aud.
Ole Rømer Colloquium - Thomas Killian
Sun 26 Aug
16:00-12:00 | Scandinavian Congress Center, Aarhus
26-31 August 2018, Scandinavian Congress Center, Aarhus, Denmark
Wed 26 Sep
15:15-16:00 | Fys. Aud.
Ole Rømer Colloquium - Pascal Salieres
Wed 24 Oct
15:15-16:00 | Fys. Aud.
Ole Rømer Colloquium - Thomas Pfeifer
Wed 21 Nov
15:15-16:00 | Fys. Aud.
Ole Rømer Colloquium - Silke Weinfurtner