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Business Collaboration

Several researchers at the department cooperate with a large number of companies and public institutions – partly by establishing an actual research cooperation and partly by employing a vocational PhD student.

Examples of cooperation between the Department of Physics and Astronomy and businesses and industries:

  • Surface treatment and coating - Danish Technological Institute, CemeCon Scandinavia A/S, Grundfos A/S
  • Development of solar cells - Racell Solar A/S, Elkem Solar (Norway)
  • Optical sensors - Danfoss A/S
  • Surface structuring by lasers - Grundfos A/S
  • Development of optical fibres - OFS Fitel Denmark Aps
  • Development of scanning tunneling microscopes - SPECS GmbH (Germany)
  • Carbon-14 method to perform datings of samples - Danish National Museum, Moesgård Prehistoric Museum, Aalborg Portland A/S, the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS)