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2011.09.21 | Research

Quantum physics problem was a hard nut to crack

Researchers at the Department of Physics and Astronomy have finally solved an old problem in quantum physics about when certain atoms and molecules can bind to each other.

2011.09.16 | Research

Aarhus University researchers get photons to interact with each other via just a few atoms

A team of only three researchers from the Ion Trap Group at Aarhus University has demonstrated that it is possible to switch on and off the passage of individual photons through a medium consisting of a few hundred cold atoms using quite weak light fields.

2011.09.13 | Media

The Ole Rømer Observatory cordially invites you to attend its centenary

On 15 October 2011, it is a century since the Ole Rømer Observatory was inaugurated. To mark the occasion, the observatory is holding an open house event with many centennial activities on Friday 14 and Saturday 15 October.

Photo: Lars Kruse/AU Kommunikation

2011.09.16 | People

2011 honorary alum: Lene Vestergaard Hau

In a number of much talked-about experiments, Lene Vestergaard Hau has succeeded in slowing down and later even stopping light particles altogether. Her research career has, however, not been characterised by slowness; in fact, since being awarded her PhD degree in solid-state physics from Aarhus University in 1991, it has been full steam ahead.

2011.09.09 | Events

Aarhus University honours researchers and students at annual celebration

Aarhus University makes Lene Vestergaard Hau honorary alum of the year in connection with the traditional annual celebration. The university is conferring awards and honorary titles to ten prominent researchers and students.

2011.09.07 | Students

Denmark’s largest Friday bar and Sports day

Denmark’s largest Friday bar and Sports day takes places in the university park on september 9th 2011.

2011.09.07 | Research

Digital lab bench now being used in a laboratory

Researchers at iNANO, Aarhus University, have just started using a combined computer and laboratory bench. This will not only streamline their research, but also kickstart the transition to the paperless laboratory.