News on Quantum physics in 2011
Two giant grants from the EU to the Niels Bohr Institute
28 October 2011
The Niels Bohr Institute has received two large research grants totalling 35 million kroner from ERC. The two recipients are Eugene Polzik, professor and head of Quantop and Jan Ambjørn, professor with...
New record for measurement of atomic lifetime
7 September 2011
Researchers at NBI have measured the lifetime of a stable energy level of magnesium atoms. The new measurements show a lifetime of up to approx. ½ hour. This is the longest ever measured in a laboratory.
Quantum optical link sets new time records
17 August 2011
The key component in quantum communication over long distances is entanglement between two atomic systems. Entanglement is very fragile and up until now researchers have only been able to maintain the...