Department of Physics and Astronomy

Sapere Aude grant to Professor Philip Hofmann

Philip Hofmann awarded advanced grant

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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.

Professor Philip Hofmann receives Sapere Aude grant

2014.06.18The Danish Council for Independent Research (DFF) has just awarded research funds as part of the Sapere Aude research career programme.

Physics Show in the limelight

2014.05.01The Physics Show is basking in acclaim at present. It has become an international viral hit with its Rubens Tube, and has also defended its title as winner of the Danish Science Show Championship.

Events

Thu 07 Aug
08:00-16:00 | Vingsted Hotel and Conference Centre, Vejle
ISES 2014
The 10th International Equitation Science Conference will be held on 7–9 August at the Vingsted Hotel and Conference Centre. Aarhus University is the organiser of the conference.
Mon 11 Aug
10:00-16:00 | MADALGO, Aarhus University
MADALGO Summer School 2014
The MADALGO Summer School 2014 will introduce attendees to the latest developments in learning at scale.
Tue 19 Aug
13:15-16:15 | 1520-316
Thesis defense - Rasmus Udengaard Skannrup
Wed 20 Aug
09:00-17:00 |
Commencement of studies 2014
Thu 21 Aug
14:30-16:00 | Fysisk Kantine
Farewell reception for Poul Aggerholm
Wed 17 Sep
15:15-16:00 | Fys. Aud.
General Physics Colloquium - Thomas M. Tauris: 'Millisecond Pulsars: Multifaceted Astrophysical Laboratories'
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