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[Translate to English:] Carlsbergfondets bomærke

2019.02.04 | Department of Physics, Students, Public / media, Staff

Two out of 13 to receive new grants from Carlsbergfondet are from IFA

It is Thomas Pohl and Jeffrey Hangst, who are both to receive one of the prestigious "Semper Ardens" grants.

Delphini-1 shortly after being deployed from the ISS.  Photo: NASA and NanoRacks.

2019.02.04 | Department of Physics, Public / media, Staff, Students

Delphini-1 is on it's own in space - but still no contact

Thanks to the many that attended at Auditorium E last Thursday. We have not yet heard from the satellite, but we are still optimists.

2019.02.04 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media

New postdoc - Miguel Bastarrachea

Miguel Bastarrachea is a new postdoc in the group of Georg Bruun, and he joined the group 1 February 2019.

The dICD double ionization mechanism as imagined by the research group. Ill. M. Mudrich/IFA.

2019.01.28 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media, Students

2 for the price of 1: how double ionization becomes an efficient process

Recent paper in Nature Physics reveals the trick. IFA's Marcel Mudrich and ph.d. Mykola Shcherbinin are co-authors.

2019.01.22 | Department of Physics, Public / media

New postdoc - Miroslav Gajdacz

Miroslav Gajdacz has joined the team of Science at Home in the group of Jacob Sherson since January 2019.

The ISOLDE beamline that supplies the Miniball array. The first HIE-ISOLDE cryomodule can be seen in the background, in its light-grey cryostat.

2019.01.18 | Department of Physics, Staff, Students, Public / media

ISOLDE at CERN and IFA's Karsten Riisager are starring in a fine paper in Ingeniøren 18 January 2019

A well written and thorough presentation of the recent discoveries, a.o. of the double-magic nucleus Sn-132 and of the long term involvement of Danish researchers at the ISOLDE detector at CERN.

Associate professor Christoffer Karoff, Geoscience to lead the AU part of the ESA BIC initiative. Private photo.

2019.01.15 | Department of Physics, Students, Public / media, Staff

Science and Technology to educate space entrepeneurs of the future

S&T is joining a cross disciplinary Space Entrepreneurship Program in collaboration with ESA, The European Space Agency, assuring that our students can participate in subjects within both space technology and entrepeneurship.

Head 3D printed in dose-sensitive material . The blue volume represents irradiated regions. Photo: IFA

2019.01.15 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media, Students

Interdisciplinary research in radiation dosimetry at IFA and Aarhus University Hospital receives large grant

Peter Balling, Department of Physics and Astronomy, and Ludvig Muren, Department of Clinical Medicine, AU have received an Interdisciplinary Synergy grant of almost 15 millioner DKK from the Novo Nordisk Foundation.

Anne Ersbak Bang Nielsen to recieve a Sapere Aude grant. Photo: DFF

2019.01.11 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media, Students

Anne Ersbak Bang Nielsen receives Sapere Aude grant

Anne E. B. Nielsen is one of four young researchers from Science & Technology to receive the prestigious Sapere Aude grant from the Danish Independent Research Fund.

2019.01.11 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media

New postdoc – Peter Grünwald

Peter Grünwald is a new postdoc who joined the group of Thomas Pohl.

Amplitude and phase deivation versus polarization. Illustration from the paper.

2019.01.07 | Department of Physics, Public / media, Students, Staff

IFA-researcher is lead author in recent paper on single particle density matrices in optical lattices

IFA's Luis Ardila and coworkers study ultracold atoms in optical lattices in Physical Review Letters

IFA's Grete Flarup is interviewed for AU's 90th birthday

2018.12.23 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media, Students

IFA's Grete celebrates 90

On the occasion of the 90th anniversary of Aarhus University the university paper Omnibus brings interviews with some of the key personnel. Our Grete Flarup is one of the chosen few.

Target area at ISA, Aarhus University where the new results have been obtained. Photo: ZL, AU

2018.12.20 | Department of Physics, Public / media, Staff, Students

A layered conductive magnet: CrCl2(pyrazine)2 - promising new tuneable 2D material

Scientist from ISA, Department of Physics and Astronomy are involved in results that have been published in Nature Chemistry 10, 1056-1061 (2018).

The new TESS-exoplanet is a Hot Jupiter orbitiing a sun-like star. Illustration and video: Gabriel Perez Diaz, IAC

2018.12.19 | Staff, Public / media, Students, Department of Physics

The SONG-telescope confirms new exoplanet and gets brethren in Australia

From one SONG telescope on Tenerife the network will soon expand. (Sorry, in Danish only for now).

2018.12.07 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media

Marcel Mudrich has received a Carlsberg grant

Marcel Mudrich has received a Distinguished Associate Professor Fellowship from the Carlsberg Foundation (4.4 million Danish kroner) for a project aiming at unravelling how radiation damage occurs on the molecular scale.

Tension is released: Delphini-1 is on it's way. Photo: SK/AU foto

2018.12.06 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media, Students

Delphini-1 is well underway to the ISS

The Falcon 9 rocket launcher carrying the Dragon freight module rose into a perfect blue sky over Florida on Wednesday 5 December danish time, and our AU satellite was on board

Delphini-1 soon to be in space. Image credit: GomSpace

2018.11.29 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media, Students

Delphini-1 launch has been postponed to Wednesday - come and join us!

We'll be following the launch of the first Aarhus University satellite Delphini-1 from the Lakeside Auditorium on Campus Wednesday 5 December from 18:00 to 21:00.

[Translate to English:] New interactive eBook on Rydberg physics

2018.11.26 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media, PhD Students, Students

New interactive eBook on Rydberg physics

Concise review uses interactive figures to help building understanding.

The Kepler satellite ends it's career with at bang! New knowledge on Type Ia supernovae. Logo: NASA Keplerscience.

2018.11.26 | Department of Physics, Students, Public / media, Staff

Supernova ASASSN-18bt caught in the act

What happens exactly at the moment when a Type Ia supernova exoplodes? Astronomers from IFA are co-authors on a new paper in The Astrophysical Journal with a new discovery, partly based on data from the Kepler satellite.

Mockup of the Alice Challenge experimental setup. Illustration: ScienceAtHome, AU.

2018.11.14 | Department of Physics, Public / media, Students, Staff

Quantum physics turns social

Researchers develop a versatile remote interface to give citizen scientists control over a quantum gas experiment and start to unravel how humans solve complex, natural science problems

Wasp 33b is an "Ultrahot Jupiter" with aluminumoxide in it's atmosphere

2018.11.08 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media, Students

The atmosphere around ultra hot Jupiter-like exoplanet Wasp 33b contains aluminiumoxide

The discovery has been made with the OSIRIS spectrograph at Gran Telescopio Canarias by a group of astronomers led by IFA's Carolina von Essen.

2018.11.02 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media

New postdoc - Ltaief Ben Ltaief

Ltaief Ben Ltaief will join the group of Marcel Mudrich on 6th November 2018 as a postdoctoral researcher

2018.10.30 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media

New postdoc - Fabian Maucher

Fabian Maucher is a new postdoc in Thomas Pohl's group with interest in nonlinear physics, such as Bose-Einstein condensates, nonlinear optics and pattern formation in excitable media.

2018.10.30 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media, Students

New postdoc - Vincent Jarlaud

Vincent Jarlaud has joined the group of Michael Drewsen on 1 October 2018.

Jan Arlt in his laboratory, where he will soon study quantum fluctuations. Photo: Lars Kruse/AU Foto

2018.10.29 | Department of Physics, Staff, Students, Public / media

New approach to quantum phenomena

Normally quantum fluctuations are difficult to study. In a recent Physical Review Letters publication IFA researchers Nils Byg Jørgensen, Georg Bruun and Jan Arlt describe a new way to do it.

2018.10.25 | Public / media, Staff, News for employees, Students, Department of Physics

Karsten Brogaard employed as part-time lecturer

Starting 1 September, Karsten Brogaard is employed for one year as an external lecturer at the Department of Physics and Astronomy. Karsten will be course coordinator and instructing the course "Astronomy from observation to Science Communication".

Looking towards the IDS detector setup. Photo: CERN

2018.09.28 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media, Students

The ISOLDE Decay Station (IDS) gives improved results on delayed alpha decay for 16N. New paper in Physical Review Letters.

The IFA CERN-group has been one of the driving forces behind the establishment of the new IDS detector installation at CERN, and now the results start coming in.

The Universe is swinging when dense stars are dancing close

2018.09.28 | Department of Physics, Public / media, Students, Staff

LISA gets whistled at by some of the dense guys

Professor Thomas Tauris has been calculating how that might sound, and this is reported in a recent paper titeled "Disentangling Coalescing Neutron Star–White Dwarf Binaries for LISA" in Physical Review Letters.

2018.09.26 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media, PhD Students

New postdoc - Earl Bellinger

Earl is a new post-doc in SAC who is interested in stellar structure, evolution, and pulsation

Differential rotation in the outer layers of the Sun

2018.09.19 | Department of Physics, Public / media, Students, Staff

Our Sun is turning - but not like the others.

The rotation of the Sun is a complicated matter, and astronomers are quite a bit away from a full understanding of why this is. 13 other sunlike stars behave in almost the same way.

Lars Bojer Madsen ew APS Fellow

2018.09.19 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media, Students

IFA professor becomes new Fellow of the American Physical Society

Congratulations to professor Lars Bojer Madsen, newly elected Fellow of APS. Lars is IFA professor in theoretical atomic, molecular and optical physics.

2018.09.17 | Department of Physics, Public / media

New postdoc: Deepnarayan Biswas

Deepnarayan Biswas has joined the group of Søren Ulstrup on 10th September, 2018.

2018.08.31 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media

New professor: Thomas Tauris

As of 1 September, Thomas Tauris has received employment in a fixed-term position as Professor in Astrophysics

Landau’s picture of a quantum many-body system in terms of interacting composite particles.

2018.08.30 | Department of Physics, Public / media, Staff, Students

Landau’s Effective Interaction in a Bose-Einstein Condensate

New paper in Phys. Rev. X by A. Camacho-Guardian and G. M. Bruun from IFA

A one dimensional cigar causes polaron behaviour to be totally different

2018.08.27 | Department of Physics, Students, Public / media, Staff

Bi-polarons in cigar condensates

New paper in PRL: Two polarons squeezed inside a cigar shaped condensate behave totally different than expected.

The green balls illustrate two polarons, which bind forming a bipolaron
by exchanging sound modes (blue cloud) in the surrounding BEC

2018.07.12 | Staff, Department of Physics, Public / media, Students

Bi-polarons in atomic Bose-Einstein condensates

New paper in PRL: Bi-polarons are bound states of two quasiparticles that exchange sound modes.

Not at large as Houston - but it's ours!

2018.07.05 | Department of Physics, Public / media, Staff, Students

Satellite control room inaugurated on 28 Junie2018

The first AU satellite Delphini-1 is expected to be launched in November 2018. Now the control room at IFA is ready.

[Translate to English:] Citizen Science common office

2018.07.03 | Staff, Department of Physics, Students, Public / media

Semper Ardens grant for Jacob Sherson's citizen science group

Jacob Sherson has received a Semper Ardens grant of DKK 15 million from the Carlsberg Foundation for a project seeking to combine human intuition and computing power. This will provide new opportunities to shape the future of artificial intelligence.

2018.06.13 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media

Catalysts for reduction of sulphur emissions under pressure

Strict regulations for Sulphur emissions call for improved catalytic processes of reducing Sulphur content in crude oil. Scientists from iNANO and Department of Physics and Astronomy at Aarhus University have revealed, how molybdenum disulpfide-based catalysts are able to remove Sulphur.

2018.06.12 | Department of Physics, Public / media

Workshop Training Course

Workshop training and technical drawing course is planned for week 33 and 34, 2018. Deadline for signing up is Tuesday 26 June 2018.

2018.06.11 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media

New Department Head

Ulrik Uggerhøj will be our new Department Head from 1st July 2018. Congratulations Ulrik. Please mark your calendar Wednesday 27 June 2-4 pm, where we will celebrate IFA – and say good bye and thank you to Lars for great commitment as Department Head since 2011 – and welcome to Ulrik as Department Head!

Poul Erik Nissen recieves diploma and medal.

2018.06.07 | Department of Physics, Public / media, PhD Students, Students, Staff

Poul Erik Nissen to receive the IFA medal for distinguished service

At a short ceremony ending the informations meeting on Monday 4 June 2018 associate professor emeritus Poul Erik Nissen was awarded IFA's medal for distinguished service from department manager Lars Andersen.

2018.06.04 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media

Professor Jørgen Christensen-Dalsgaard receives the Rigmor and Carl Holst-Knudsen Award for Scientific Research 2018

Professor Christensen-Dalsgaard is one of the most prominent contemporary stellar researchers. Since taking his PhD degree at Cambridge University in 1978, with a dissertation entitled Solar Oscillations, Professor Christensen-Dalsgaard has had a central and crucial role in establishing asteroseismology as an international area of research.

2018.06.04 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media

Amin Salami Dehkharghani has been awarded a PhD talent prize with a cash award of DKK 50,000.

Amin Salami Dehkharghani (quantum mechanics) has helped to lay a foundation for our understanding of one-dimensional quantum systems. This can have a major significance on the technology of the future.

2018.06.01 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media

RejsUd – the new travel expense management system replacing AURUS

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.

2018.05.18 | Staff, Public / media, Students, Department of Physics

Quantum simulations of quasi particles

Georg Bruun and Jan Arlt at IFA have received 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.

2018.05.02 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media, Students

Mads Fredslund Andersen employed as new manager of the SONG project

Stellar 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.

2018.04.19 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media

Giant excitons manipulate quantum light

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

2018.04.11 | Department of Physics, Public / media

Jacob Sherson appointed til professor mso

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!

2018.04.09 | Department of Physics, Staff, Public / media, Students

Toy model for the Hoyle decay of 12C

The 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.

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