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Spin correlation between paired electrons demonstrated

Physicists at the University of Basel have experimentally demonstrated for the first time that there is a negative correlation between the two spins of an entangled pair of electrons from a superconductor. For their study, the researchers…

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Maria Longobardi elected American Physical Society Fellow for 2022

We are very pleased to announce that NCCR SPIN’s scientific coordinator, Maria Longobardi, was named fellow of the American Physical Society for 2022.
Computational shortcut for neural networks

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Computational shortcut for neural networks

Neural networks are learning algorithms that approximate the solution to a task by training with available data. However, it is usually unclear how exactly they accomplish this. Two young Basel physicists have now derived mathematical…
Ultracold Circuits

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Ultracold circuits

Cooling materials to extremely low temperatures is important for basic physics research as well as for technological applications. By improving a special refrigerator and a low-temperature thermometer, Basel scientists have now managed to…
Begona Abad Mayor

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Begoña Abad receives PRIMA grant

Begoña Abad will be able to continue her research starting her own team. She will be developing "Correlative metrologies to probe thermal, elastic and electron-phonon properties in nano-engineered materials"
SPS Award 2022

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Nadine Leisgang and Thomas Karg win SPS Awards for their PhD theses

The Swiss Physical Society (SPS) awards prizes to young physicists for outstanding research in the early stages of their careers. In 2022, two former PhD students of the Department of Physics and the Swiss Nanoscience Institute have…
Coupling of electron hole pairs

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Coupling of electron-hole pairs

For the first time, physicists from the University of Basel have succeeded in coupling different types of electron-hole pairs (excitons) in the van der Waals material molybdenum disulfide. This successful coupling allows them to utilize and…

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Successful completion of apprenticeship of Luca Navarretta

We congratulate our polymechanic apprentice, Mr Luca Navarretta, for his successful apprenticeship, which he completed with a grade of 5.2.

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Watch the Saturday Morning Physics 2022 Video here!

In addition to exciting talks on "Quantumcomputing using Silicon Spin Qubits", an Experiments Park was also organized at this year's edition. You can enjoy a summary of the two days in the video here. A big thank you to the numerous…

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