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Seminars and colloquia



  • There is no seminar or colloquium scheduled within the next 7 days. Please find details of the program on our events page.

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  • Lectures:
    Spring semester 2015: 16.2.2015 - 29.5.2015
    Fall semester 2015: 14.9.2015 - 18.12.2015

Research News



Graphene research: Electrons moving along defined snake states

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March 3, 2015
Physicists at the University of Basel have shown for the first time that electrons in graphene can be moved along a predefined path. This movement occurs entirely without loss and could provide a basis for numerous applications in the field of electronics. The research group led by Professor Christian Schönenberger at the Swiss Nanoscience Institute and the Department of Physics at the University of Basel is publishing its results together with European colleagues in the renowned scientific journal Nature Communications. more...

Nano-beaker offers insight into the condensation of atoms

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January 21, 2015
An international team of physicists has succeeded in mapping the condensation of individual atoms, or rather their transition from a gaseous state to another state, using a new method. Led by the Swiss Nanoscience Institute and the Department of Physics at the University of Basel, the team was able to monitor for the first time how xenon atoms condensate in microscopic measuring beakers, or quantum wells, thereby enabling key conclusions to be drawn as to the nature of atomic bonding. The researchers published their results in the journal Nature Communications. more...

Cooling with the coldest matter in the world

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November 24, 2014
Physicists at the University of Basel have developed a new cooling technique for mechanical quantum systems. Using an ultracold atomic gas, the vibrations of a membrane were cooled down to less than 1 degree above absolute zero. This technique may enable novel studies of quantum physics and precision measurement devices, as the researchers report in the journal Nature Nanotechnology. more...

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