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New class of substances for redox reactions

An interdisciplinary, multinational research team presents a new class of chemical compounds that can be reversibly oxidized and reduced. The compounds known as ‘pyrazinacenes’ are simple, stable compounds that consist of a series of…
Oliver Müller

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Oliver Müller on 3sat broadcast "Nano"


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Concept for a new storage medium

Physicists from Switzerland, Germany and Ukraine have proposed an innovative new data storage medium. The technique is based on specific properties of antiferromagnetic materials that had previously resisted experimental examination.

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Dominik Zumbühl new director of NCCR SPIN

After unanimous election by the Executive Committee of NCCR SPIN, Dominik Zumbühl was proposed to the SNF and confirmed this week as the new director of NCCR SPIN. Richard Warburton decided to resign as director of NCCR SPIN in November…

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Prof. Patrick Maletinsky: promotion to Full Professor

The Department of Physics congratulates Prof. Patrick Maletinsky on his promotion to Full Professor as of 1st of February 2021.

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Physicists develop record-breaking source for single photons

Researchers at the University of Basel and Ruhr University Bochum have developed a source of single photons that can produce billions of these quantum particles per second. With its record-breaking efficiency, the photon source represents a…

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Reducing the hydrogen content in liquid helium

The capillary blocking issue that started to occur at the Department of Physics at the University of Basel in 2017 using helium evaporation cryostats was solved by reducing the amount of hydrogen in liquid helium.

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Operational Concept effective from 18.01.21

Effective on 18.01.2021, the Departement of Physics has a new operating concept to prevent spreading of the Covid-19 virus.
Qubit Device

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New Type of Qubit with Tunable Speed and Frequency

Physicists from the University of Basel and the TU Eindhoven have demonstrated a new type of qubit – the basic building block of a quantum computer – where the speed and frequency of operation can be widely tuned with a gate voltage. They…

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