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Physics Department

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Department closed due to Coronavirus

Dear members of the Physics Department, Starting Tuesday 16.03.2020, the Department of Physics will be closed to unauthorized people until further notice. All of you who have a key, will still be able to enter, but you are only to do so,...
Saturday Morning Physics 2020

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Watch the Saturday Morning Physics 2020 Video here!

Neben spannenden Vorträgen über «Gravitationswellen aus dem frühen Universum » sowie über «Wie passt der Energieerhaltungssatz in der Physik zum Energieverbrauch im Alltag?» wurde auch an der diesjährigen Ausgabe ein Experimente-Park...
International Day of Women and Girls in Science

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science

The Department of Physics of the University of Basel invites you to the "International Day of Women and Girls in Science" on Tuesday 11/2/2020 .
The winner of the golden chalk, the golden correction pen & the golden scale HS2019 are known!

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Best Teaching Awards HS 2019

The winners of the golden chalk, the golden correction pen & the golden scale HS2019 are known!
The University of Basel gains two new National Centers of Competence in Research (NCCR)

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The University of Basel gains two new National Centers of Competence in Research (NCCR)

Focus on antibiotic research and quantum technology
Patrick Maletinsky receives ERC Consolidator Grant

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Patrick Maletinsky receives ERC Consolidator Grant

Prof. Patrick Maletinsky will study atomically thin magnetic systems, with the help of novel quantum sensors.
Oliver Müller awarded Amerbach Price

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Oliver Müller awarded Amerbach Prize

The Amerbach Prize, funded by the University of Basel, was awarded to physicist Dr. Oliver Müller in recognition of his outstanding dissertation on the distribution and motion of dwarf galaxies in the constellation Centaurus A. He...
Basler Start-up Qnami wirbt 2,6 Millionen Franken ein

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Basler Start-up Qnami wirbt 2,6 Millionen Franken ein

Qnami entwickelt hochpräzise Quantensensoren, die magnetische Strukturen im Nanobereich untersuchen können. In einer Finanzierungsrunde konnte das Basler Start-up nun 2,6 Millionen Franken Kapital einwerben. Damit will Qunami ein...
A cavity leads to a strong interaction between light and matter

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A cavity leads to a strong interaction between light and matter

Researchers have succeeded in creating an efficient quantum-mechanical light-matter interface using a microscopic cavity. Within this cavity, a single photon is emitted and absorbed up to 10 times by an artificial atom. This opens up new...
FET-OPEN grant for topological states in germanium nanowires

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FET-OPEN grant for topological states in germanium nanowires

Limited scalability and the high sensitivity of qubits as building blocks for the quantum computer are still in the way of the ‘super computer’s’ big breakthrough. Researchers of the University of Twente, together with colleagues from...