Departement of Physics

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Operational Concept effective on 14.09.2020

We outline below a new operating concept effective on 14.09.2020 in time for the start of HS2020 (https://www.unibas.ch/en/News-Events/Coronavirus/For-Researchers.html).
Kloeffel

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Christoph Klöffel was awarded the venia docendi for theoretical physics.

Christoph Klöffel successfully finished his habilitation and was awarded the venia docendi for theoretical physics. He now holds the title “Privatdozent” and received the authorization to teach at the Department of Physics in Basel....
Book_rauscher

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Thomas Rauscher publishes a new book "Essentials of Nucleosynthesis and Theoretical Nuclear Astrophysics"

In July, Lecturer Dr. Thomas Rauscher published the text book, "Essentials of Nucleosynthesis and Theoretical Nuclear Astrophysics".
LossDiVincenzo

/ Research

Loss-DiVincenzo Proposal listed as Milestone Paper

More than 20 years ago, Daniel Loss and David DiVincenzo proposed an electrically controllable quantum computer based on quantum dots. Their paper is listed among Physical Review A's 50th Anniversary Milestones.
Thielemann

/ Research

Friedrich-Karl Thielemann receives renowned astronomy award

Friedrich-Karl Thielemann, professor emeritus of theoretical physics at the University of Basel, receives the Karl Schwarzschild Medal 2020. With this award, the German Astronomical Society honors his research at the interface between...
Prof. Ilaria Zardo

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Prof. Ilaria Zardo: promotion to Associate Professor

The Department of Physics congratulates Prof. Ilaria Zardo on her promotion to Associate Professor as of 1st August 2020.
Heterostruktur

/ Research

A highly light-absorbent and tunable material

By layering different two-dimensional materials, physicists at the University of Basel have created a novel structure with the ability to absorb almost all light of a selected wavelength. The achievement relies on a double layer of...
Kryptoprotokoll

/ Research

Adding noise for completely secure communication

How can we protect communications against “eavesdropping” if we don’t trust the devices used in the process? This is one of the main questions in quantum cryptography research. Researchers at the University of Basel and ETH Zurich have...
Simon Suter

/ People, Campus

Congratulation to Simon Suter for his successful final apprenticeship examination

We congratulate our apprentice Simon Suter to his successful apprenticeship as a poly mechanic. He graduated his final exam with a grade of 5.3/6.

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