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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This Saturday: Saturday Morning Physics 2022

"Saturday Morning Physics" is an exciting series of events for people interested in physics - especially for young people aged 14 and over. On Saturday, a researcher from the University of Basel will present a current topic on quantum…
Bernd Krusche

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Prof. Dr. Bernd Krusche passed away

In deep mourning we have to say goodbye to Prof. Dr. Bernd Krusche, who passed away after a short serious illness.

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