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Reimann Brake Ramp

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Reimann Brake Ramp for planar flow casting processes and analysis of ribbon gluing

Planar flow casting is a rapid solidification process used to manufacture thin, metallic ribbons, and foil well established at the Department of Physics.
Hofmann Andrea

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Appointment of Andrea Hofmann as assistant professor (Tenure Track)

The University of Basel has appointed Dr. Andrea Hofmann as assistant professors with tenure track.
Daniel Loss

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Appointment as external scientific member of the Max Planck Institute Halle

The Max Planck Institute Halle appoints Prof. Dr. Daniel Loss from the Department of Physics at the University of Basel as a new external scientific member.
THomas Karg

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Thomas Karg wins Swiss Nanotechnology PhD Award

The Swiss Nanotechnology PhD Award is given by the Swiss Micro‐ and Nanotechnology Network for excellent scientific first‐author publications in the field of Nanotechnology and Nanoscience published by PhD students. Thomas Karg received the…
Ingo Sick

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Prof. Ingo Sick verstorben

Am Sonntag, 30. Mai 2021 ist Prof. emer. Ingo Sick nach kurzer Krankheit, zwei Tage nach seinem 82. Geburtstag, verstorben. Im Namen der Institutsleitung des Departement Physik Prof. Martino Poggio (Link zum Nachruf)
Two interconnected particles

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Quantum steering for more precise measurements

Quantum systems consisting of several particles can be used to measure magnetic or electric fields more precisely. A young physicist at the University of Basel has now proposed a new scheme for such measurements that uses a particular kind…

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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…

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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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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…