1 Jun 2023
Hugo studies stray electrons
NEW THESIS ON ULTRA-FAST PHYSICS: By firing a short laser pulse at an atom, an electron can be ejected from its previous context. What happens to it, where does it go? In his thesi...
5 May 2023
ERC grant for research on early detection of ovarian cancer
Christelle Prinz, Professor of Solid State Physics at Lund University, has been awarded an ERC Proof of Concept Grant for her research into creating cost-effective biosensor diagno...
5 May 2023
Next milestone on Lund University’s road to Science Village: landlord wanted
Work is now in progress on procuring a landlord who wants to be part of the development of Nanolab Science Village. This means another milestone for Lund University’s establishment...
4 May 2023
Atmospheric research in Europe reaches new heights
ACTRIS is a state-of-the-art European research infrastructure within atmospheric science. The European Commission has now decided to establish ACTRIS ERIC – a consortium for resear...
4 May 2023
Scientists discover rare element in exoplanet’s atmosphere
The rare metal terbium has been found in an exoplanet’s atmosphere for the first time. The researchers at Lund University in Sweden have also developed a new method for analyzing e...
31 Mar 2023
Anne L’Huillier new Frontiers of Knowledge Awardee
For her pioneering work in attosecond physics, Anne L’Huillier is one of the three new laureates of the Frontiers of Knowledge Award in basic science, a prize from the BBVA Foundat...
16 Mar 2023
Strategic collaboration with the Olle Engkvist Foundation: 100 MSEK for Nanolab Science Village
NanoLund at Lund University has established a long-term strategic collaboration with the Olle Engkvist Foundation, which intends to support the purchase of equipment for Nanolab Sc...
6 Feb 2023
ERC Consolidator grants for detection of microwave photons and X-ray microscopy
Ville Maisi and Martin Bech have been awarded prestigious ERC Consolidator Grants. Over a five-year period, the two researchers will conduct projects focusing on the detection of m...
1 Feb 2023
New type of solar cell is being tested in space
Physics researchers at Lund University in Sweden recently succeeded in constructing small solar radiation-collecting antennas – nanowires – using three different materials that are...
5 Dec 2022
2022 Nobel Laureate in Physics to give lecture in Lund, December 14
21 Oct 2022
Daniel Diaz Rivas awarded for best Master's Thesis in Photonics 2022
In his thesis work, Lund University Master's student Daniel Diaz Rivas shows that is possible to reconstruct the time-dependent polarization of a very short pulse using a dispersio...
19 Oct 2022
Mathieu Gisselbrecht receives SEK 26 million to study entanglement
“If we succeed, this could be a method that helps find materials to build quantum computers that can withstand higher temperatures, with the possibility of fast operations,” says M...
22 Sep 2022
Lars Samuelson receives the IVA’s Great Gold Medal
Lars Samuelson, professor of nanotechnology and semiconductor electronics at LTH and founder of NanoLund, is awarded the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences’ (IVA) Great ...
22 Sep 2022
New dedicated lab for tomorrow’s aviation fuel
The lab that will take us closer to the aviation fuel of the future has now opened. The Jet Engine Lab at the Faculty of Engineering (LTH) makes it possible to conduct full-scale s...
2 Sep 2022
The Gothenburg Lise Meitner Award to Anne L’Huillier
In memory of the nuclear physicist Lise Meitner, the Gothenburg Physics Centre since 2006 awards a prize to a scientist who made a breakthrough discovery in physics. Next week, Ann...
16 May 2022
Freer programming can help evolve the physics education
What role does programming play in physics teaching? Can programming be used to teach physical concepts? In his dissertation, Kim Svensson examines how the movement between formula...
9 May 2022
Jun Ye to give the 2022 Rydberg lecture
The 2022 Rydberg lecture will be given by Professor Jun Ye, Fellow of JILA and the NIST, as well as an adjoint professor in the physics department at the University of Colorado, US...
26 Apr 2022
Researchers create exotic magnetic structures with laser light
Research at Lund University in Sweden has found a new way to create nano-sized magnetic particles using ultrafast laser light pulses. The discovery could pave the way for new and m...
10 Feb 2022
Professor Anne L'Huillier awarded Wolf Prize in Physics
The Wolf Prize in Physics has been awarded to Anne L'Huillier at the Department of Physics, Lund University, Paul Corkum at the University of Ottawa, and Ferenc Krausz at the Max P...
22 Dec 2021
Mathematical model useful in pandemic planning
Using a mathematical model, researchers have been able to link confirmed covid-19 cases with intensive care admissions and deaths. The model, which allows prediction and planning o...