Sapere Aude grant to Professor Philip Hofmann

Philip Hofmann awarded advanced grant


New employee: Klavs Hansen

2014.08.19Klavs Hansen has joined the Department 1st August on a sabbatical leave from University of Gothenburg, and will work with Steen Brøndsted, Lars H. Andersen, and Michael Drewsen.

Glimpse of a new type of supernova

2014.08.12Astronomers have possibly caught the first glimpse of how a new type of supernova explodes. The observations have just been published in Nature.

A double layer of graphene keeps on charging

2014.06.26The thin carbon material graphene is even better at converting light to electricity than previously thought – it just requires two layers. Researchers at Aarhus University have just shown that stacking two layers on top of each other can – by means of light – create ‘hot’ electrons with a long service life. This will make it possible to use a double layer of graphene to harvest or store energy in optical components such as solar cells.

Heading towards a gamma-ray laser?

2014.06.25A group of Aarhus University researchers headed by Ulrik Uggerhøj has produced intense gamma radiation for the first time ever by sending an electron beam through a specially made silicon-germanium (SiGe) crystal – known as a crystalline undulator.

Aarhus University students are European science show champions

2014.06.23Students from Aarhus University’s Chemistry Show and Physics Show, along with students from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), are the newly crowned European science show champions.

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