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Continuous-variable tomography of solitary electrons

An international team of theoretical physicists with Professor Piet Brouwer from Freie Universität Berlin demonstrated how individual, electronic excitations can be used in the development of quantum information technologies.

Nov 29, 2019

Thermal Machines in the Quantum World

A new  research unit headed by Freie Universität is dedicated to quantum thermodynamics and aims at realizing and exploring thermal machines in the quantum world .

Oct 25, 2019

Photoswitchable Nanotubes

Photoswitchable nanotubes work well as optical molecular switches and storage elements. Within an international team of nanoscientists, the research group of Professor Stephanie Reich has investigated functionalized, single-walled carbon nanotubes.

Sep 30, 2019

Federal Ministry supports physicists creating a „time machine for materials science” at BESSY II

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kuch heads the projects together with two physicists from Martin-Luther-Universität Halle and TU Munich. The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research has granted the project around two million euros.

Sep 01, 2019

A Quantum Hologram

Theoretical physicists from Jens Eisert's research group developed a new approach that helps us better understand the existence of dualities between quantum physics and gravity.

Aug 13, 2019

Biophysicists have demonstrated structural changes of a photosynthetic protein in four dimensions

A recent Nature Communications publication of several Collaborative Research Centre "Protonation Dynamics in Protein Function" (SFB 1078) projects sheds light into how light energy is converted into a change in protein structure. 

Aug 01, 2019

Single molecules under the nano-lens

Scanning tunneling microscopy allows for deep insights into how chemical bonds of a molecule are broken or formed. Professor Katharina Franke and her colleagues have a really close look at chemical reactions of individual molecules on surfaces.

May 30, 2019