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2021.06.22 | Research, CCQ, Public / media, Press release

Charged Polarons and Molecules in a BEC

Recent theoretical paper in Physical Review Letters by CCQ’s Esben Rohan Christensen and Georg M. Bruun, and former CCQ assistant professor Arturo Camacho-Guardian, who answer the question of what happens when you put an ion into a BEC.

logo for Partnerskab for rumrelaterede uddannelser i Danmark.

2021.06.17 | Department of Physics, Public / media, Students, Staff

More than 200 courses with relations to space are available at Danish universities

A recent mapping gives the surprising result that courses on space and the use of space are abundant in Denmark.

2021.06.15 | Research, CCQ, Press release

Observation of a Lee-Huang-Yang Fluid

Recent paper in Physical Review Letters dives into the LHY energy in quantum simulation experiments.Thomas G. Skov, Magnus G. Skou, Nils B. Jørgensen and Jan J. Arlt from Center for Complex Quantum Systems pave the way for the scientific discovery.

The new logo for DISCO. Design: Marc Breiner Sørensen

2021.06.14 | Department of Physics, Public / media, Staff, Students

Marc designs cool logo for DISCO

The Danish Student CubeSat Program DISCO reveals mission patch

[Translate to English:] Illustration af 2D-materiale. Ill.: Videnskab.dk

2021.06.10 | Department of Physics, Public / media, Staff, Students

The podcast is in Danish only

Du finder podcasten her.

James Webb Space Telescope - expected launch in October 2021. Illustration: NASA

2021.06.02 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media, Students

IFA Astronomer Maximilian Stritzinger and fellow collaborators awarded JWST time

The allotted time will be used for two projects, both aiming at revealing the secrets behind supernovae and the building blocks of life.

Photo of the stellar cluster NGC 6791 from the Kepler satellite. Credit: NASA

2021.05.20 | Department of Physics, Staff, Students, Public / media

Students from IFA publish a paper in renowned astronomy periodical

Paper in Astronomy & Astrophysics is a result of study course and study group.

Art Nouveau interior at the Ole Rømer-Observatoriets entrance hal. Photo: OJK

2021.05.10 | Department of Physics, Students, Public / media, Staff

The Ole Rømer-Observatoriet is due for a large renovation

Phase 1 of a large project of restoring and improving the outreach potential can now commence, due to a donation of DKK 4 million from Aage og Johanne Louis-Hansens Fond and DKK 4,5 million from Realdania (Text in Danish only)

Professor Jørgen Christensen-Dalsgaard. Photo: AU.

2021.04.27 | Department of Physics, Public / media, Staff, Students

Jørgen Christensen-Dalsgaard new member of esteemed society

USA's National Academy of Sciences has appointed professor at Aarhus Universitet Jørgen Christensen-Dalsgaard as a member.

Photo: Jeppe Langeland

2021.04.12 | Department of Physics, Staff, Students, Public / media

New postdoc Jeppe Langeland

From 1st May, Jeppe Langeland starts as postdoc in Steen Brøndsted Nielsen ´s group.

Helium atoms in an otherwise empty bubble exchange energy and charge. Illustration from the paper.

2021.04.12 | Department of Physics, Public / media, Staff, Students

Helium atoms within tiny drops show an extremely fast energy exchange

Marcel Mudrich and E. Fasshauer of IFA are co-writers in a recent paper in the web periodical Physical Review X.

This is how laser cooling of anti matter is done. Illustration from the Nature press release.

2021.04.06 | Department of Physics, Students, Public / media, Staff

Laser cooling of anti hydrogen at CERN

Nature of 31. March2021 presents a result from a large group of CERN researches, including several from IFA, that cooling of anti hydrogen with laser has succeeded. The technique is well known, but this is the first time that it has been shown to work on anti matter.

Science Stories podcastserien har mange fine videnskabshistorier.

2021.03.28 | Department of Physics, Public / media, Students, Staff

This podcast with Liv Hornekær is in Danish only.

I Science Stories podcastserien er Liv Hornekær med i et program om stjerner, støv og liv i rummet (på dansk).

Photo: Klaus Mølmer.

2021.03.24 | Department of Physics, Public / media, Staff, Students

Klaus Mølmer selected for AIAS Associate

The AIAS Associate Fellowship Program, starts at AU on 1st April 2021.

Altitude diagram for the last days in Delphini-1's orbit. Diagram: MFA.

2021.03.16 | Department of Physics, Public / media, Staff, Students

Delphini-1 is down!

On Sunday 14 March 2021 our Aarhus University student CubeSat Delphini-1 finally decayed into the deeper atmosphere and met it's honourable fiery end.

A 1U-CubeSat is 10 cm on each side and weighs 1 kg. Illustration: Space Inventor

2021.03.13 | Department of Physics, Public / media, Students, Staff

Danish students will launch their own satellite next summer

The Danish Students CubeSat Program DISCO will, in collaboration with the Danish company Space Inventor, launch its first satellite on a Falcon-9 rocket in the Summer of 2022. The satellite will include a number of smaller student experiments as well as serve as a communications station for radio amateurs around the world.

Steen Brøndsted Nielsen. Photo: AU

2021.03.12 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media, Students

Steen Brøndsted Nielsen to receive NOVO grant

A Novo Nordisk project grant of 2 939 940 DKK has been granted Steen Brøndsted in connection to his work at IFA on fluorescent molecules

Brian Julsgaard. Photo: AU

2021.03.11 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media, Students

Brian Julsgaard to receive a NOVO Nordisk project grant

A Novo Nordisk project grant of 2 710 011 DKK goes to Brian Julsgaard to further the work at IFA of Understanding Semiconductors for Mid-IR Light Emitting Devices

Picture of a part of the Aarhus experiment, where atoms are initially trapped and cooled. Photo: Lars Kruse/AU foto.

2021.02.25 | Department of Physics, Staff, Students, Public / media

Watching the birth of a quasiparticle

New paper in Nature Physics: A collaboration in the “Center for Complex Quantum Systems” at Aarhus University has successfully observed the formation of a quasiparticle.

[Translate to English:] Khalid M. Siddiqui

2021.02.24 | Department of Physics

New postdoc working with Simon Wall from March 1st 2021

We welcome Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui who will join the Simon Wall group working on ultrafast dynamics of quantum materials.

Photo: Thomas Tram

2021.02.24 | Department of Physics, Staff, Students, Public / media

Thomas Tram appointed associate professor

Thomas starts as associate professor in Theoretical Cosmology on March 1st 2021

Photo: Blazej Jaworowski

2021.02.24 | Department of Physics, Staff, Students, Public / media

New postdoc working with Anne E. B. Nielsen from March 1st 2021

Welcome to Blazej Jaworowski who will start in Anne E. B. Nielsen´s group “Quantum many-body systems”.

An ultra-short laser pulse triggers the phase transition in VSe2. Illustration from the paper.

2021.02.23 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media, Students

The remarkable material vanadiumdiselenide (VSe2) has some exciting properties in both 2D and 3D

A recent paper in Nano Letters describes a collaboration between researchers in South Korea, Scotland and the Aarhus-group led by Søren Ulstrup.

Mie Andersen

2021.02.23 | Department of Physics, Public / media, Staff

Machine learning to pave the way for converting CO2 into methanol

A new project is using machine learning in an attempt to find materials that can convert CO2 into methanol, and thereby help tackle climate challenges. The research project has received a grant of DKK 7.9 million from the Villum Foundation.

ESA is hiring astronauts. Photo: ESA.

2021.02.17 | Department of Physics, Staff, Students, Public / media

How to become an ESA astronaut

Are you ready to apply now? Next opportunity will be in 2027.

2021.02.12 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media

New Postdoc – Shanshan Ding

CCQ welcomes Shanshan Ding as a postdoc in Professor Georg Bruun’s group.

The small nano-transistor, used by the research group as basis for the new work (Ill: Philip Hofmann)

2021.02.12 | Department of Physics, Students, Public / media, Staff

New knowledge from old method

Philip Hofman recycles a well known principle in recent paper in Physical Review

Two exoplanets orbiting "backwards" in the system K2-290. Illustration: Christoffer Grønne.

2021.02.15 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media, Students

A backwards spinning star in a system with two exoplanets in coplanar orbits in a multiple starsystem

A special exoplanetary system has been described in the latest copy of PNAS, with participation from SAC researchers.

2021.02.04 | Department of Physics

New postdoc - Yixiao Zhou

Welcome to Yixiao Zhou, who as at 1 February started in a 3-year postdoc position in the iSimba group under Victor Aguirre Børsen-Koch.

2021.02.02 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media

New postdoc - Francesco Cappelluti

Francesco Cappelluti is our new postdoctoral fellow in the group of Prof. Bjørk Hammer

2021.02.01 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media

New Postdoc - Ragheed Alhyder

In January 2021, Ragheed Alhyder joined the Center for Complex Quantum Systems where he will be conducting theoretical research in professor Georg Bruun's group.

2021.02.01 | Department of Physics, CCQ, Staff, Public / media

New Postdoc - Juan Sánchez-Baena

In January 2021, Juan Sánchez-Baena joined the research group of Professor Thomas Pohl as postdoc at the Center for Complex Quantum Systems.

Delphini-1 is deployed from the ISS two years ago. Photo: NASA

2021.01.29 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media, Students

Delphini-1 celebrates 2 years birthday today

Daring maneuvre for a possible picture of Denmark from Space

Delphini-1 is ejected from the ISS 31 January 2019. Photo: NASA

2021.01.26 | Department of Physics, Staff, Students, Public / media

Delphini-1 takes the deep dive

Guess the Delphini-1 decay date and win a LEGO model

Photo: Mie Andersen, new Villum Young Investigator recipient and AIAS Fellow.

2021.01.26 | Department of Physics, Public / media, Staff, Students

Villum Young Investigator grant to new AIAS Fellow Mie Andersen

Nanoscientist Mie Andersen has been awarded a Villum Young Investigator grant of DKK 8 mill to study design principles for materials that can convert CO2 into fuels or chemicals to help us tackling climate change and our dependence on fossil fuels.

Photo of Erik Lægsgaard

2021.01.21 | Department of Physics, Public / media, Staff, Students

Commemoration for Erik Lægsgaard

Associate Professor and Emeritus Erik Lægsgaard died on Saturday 16/1/21 at the age of 79.

2021.01.19 | Department of Physics, Public / media, Staff, Students

Follow IFA on Instagram

If you haven’t already noticed, IFA is on Instagram.

Grendel nodes.

2021.01.18 | Staff, Public / media, Students, Department of Physics

Expansion of Grendel-Supercomputer

The Grendel-Supercomputer operated by CSCAA has been expanded with 96 new computers (nodes).

Jupiter-Saturn conjunction with NOT. Annotated. Photo: NOT, NJ, EK.

2021.01.15 | Department of Physics, Students, Public / media, Staff

Jupiter, Saturn and the moons in the same frame

Our new versatile telescope NOT was looking when the giant planets met.

2021.01.14 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media

New postdoc - Fan Yang

Fan Yang started as postdoc in December 2020 in Klaus Mølmers group. He will join the Center for Complex Quantum Systems (CCQ), headed by Professor Thomas Pohl.

Illustration in 3D of ASTRID2. Source: ISA.

2021.01.08 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media, Students

This is how ASTRID2 works

New instructive animation showing the synchrotron radiation facility of the Department has now been published.

2020.12.22 | Department of Physics, Students, Public / media, Staff

Aarhus University takes over operation of the Nordic Optical Telescope on La Palma

The Nordic Optical Telescope on La Palma plays a major role in research by Nordic astronomers, and in the education of new astronomers. It has been doing this for more than 30 years, and it will to continue to do so.

ROADMAP logo.

2020.12.11 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media, Students

Another dust storm is brewing on Mars

The IFA Mars Group participates in a new research project on mars dust. ROADMAP (ROle and impAct of Dust and clouds in the Martian AtmosPhere) - a brand new international research program supported by the EC Horizon 2020 has just started with participating groups from Belgium, Germany, Spain and Denmark.

Delphini-1 logo with nissehue. Illustration: Samuel Grund.

2020.12.08 | Department of Physics, Students, Public / media, Staff

Delphini-1 spots Santa

During a routine pass over our SONG observatory in Australia our student satellite reveals a surprise.

Danish student group in front of NOT in August 2014. Photo: Johan Fynbo.

2020.12.02 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media, Students

Aarhus University to take over the Nordic Optical Telescope on La Palma

As of 1 December 2020 Aarhus University has acquired another astronomical telescope in our "machine park". This time it is an elderly but large instrument with an aperture of 2,56 meter.

Atoms confined in a two-dimensional trap form few-body precursors of Cooper pairs leading to superfluidity in the thermodynamic limit. Illustration from the paper.

2020.11.30 | Department of Physics, Public / media, Staff, Students

Few to many – the emergence of a phase transition

In a new paper in Nature, Georg M. Bruun and collaborators from the universities of Heidelberg and Lund has used quantum simulation with cold atoms to explore how a Higgs mode connected to a quantum phase transition from a normal to a superfluid phase emerges particle by particle.

2020.11.19 | Department of Physics, Public / media, Students, Staff

Delphini-1 to become older sister

The new Danish student satellite program has just been announced.

The blue curve shows experimental data in compliance with the standard Heisenberg uncertainty relation. The red curve shows the new results from this paper, breaking the relation. Illustration from the paper.

2020.11.09 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media, Students

Violation of Heisenberg’s uncertainty relation.

Experiments by Professor Yanhong Xiao and her research team at Fudan University in Shanghai show position and momentum measurement outcomes with a statistical uncertainty below the limits set by the famous Heisenberg uncertainty relation, Δx⋅Δp≥ℏ/2.

2020.11.02 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media, Students

Georg Bruun appointed professor

From October 15, he starts as professor in theoretical physics

2020.11.02 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media, Students

Nikolaj Thomas Zinner appointed professor

From October 15th, he starts as professor in theoretical professor

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Future events

Mon 02 Aug
14:00-16:00 | 1525-626
Qualifying exam: Progress report for qualifying exam, PhD student Kasper Sangild Christensen
Thu 12 Aug
13:00-15:00 | Fys. Aud.
Qualifying exam: 3D stellar atmosphere models and characterization of stellar granulation, PhD student Luisa Fernanda Rodriguez Diaz
Fri 20 Aug
12:00-15:00 | Universitetsparken
NAT Welcome Back Get-together
You are invited to NAT’s Welcome Back get-together in Universitetsparken.
Tue 24 Aug
14:00-15:00 | Physics canteen, 1520, 7th floor
25 year anniversary for Steen Hannestad and Frank Grundahl
Steen Hannestad and Frank Grundahl have been employees at the Danish State for 25 years, and therefore Department of Physics and Astronomy is inviting colleagues to an anniversary reception.
Tue 07 Sep
14:00-15:00 | Physics Canteen, building 1520, 7th floor
25-year anniversary for Søren Vrønning Hoffmann and Steen Brøndsted Nielsen
Søren Vrønning Hoffmann and Steen Brøndsted Nielsen have been employees at the Danish State for 25 years, and therefore Department of Physics and Astronomy is inviting colleagues to an anniversary reception.