Quantum physics & optics

Professor Asger Mortensen

Center for Polariton-driven Light-Matter Inter- actions (POLIMA)

POLIMA will explore and manipulate polaritons in flatland, in engineered meta-surfaces interfacing light-emitting quantum systems or serving as light sources themselves. Enabled by concerted efforts…

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Professor Jan

Center for Complex Quantum Systems (CCQ)

Interactions among large collections of simple components can lead to unexpected collective behavior that covers vastly different scales in the world around us. From the…

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JEsper Mørk, head of NanoPhoton

Center for NanoPhotonics (NanoPhoton)

Behind the computers, networks, and mobile devices that pervade our modern society stand two enabling technologies: photonics and electronics. Due to the vastly different size…

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Professor Leif Katsuo Oxenløwe - head of center, SPOC

Center for Silicon Photonics For Optical Communications (SPOC)

This research centre addresses the optical communication infrastructures of the future. In an interdisciplinary approach, relying on physics, nonlinear optics, photonic communication technologies, information theory…

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Professor Ulrik Lund Andersen - head of center, BigQ

Center for Macroscopic Quantum States (bigQ)

Peculiar quantum effects – quantum coherence and quantum entanglement – are the “gasoline” that allows fast-blown computing, completely confidential communication and ultra-sensitive sensing. These quantum…

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Professor Peter Lodahl - head of center, Hy-Q

Center for Hybrid Quantum Networks (Hy-Q)

Quantum theory was founded more than a century ago and revolutionized our conception of the microscopic world by predicting highly counterintuitive phenomena. For instance, a…

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