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    27 Nov 2020

    Freeze like a star! Web exhibition explores the mysteries of the quantum world

    The Würzburg–Dresden Cluster of Excellence ct.qmat has taken a big step towards popular science communication. The web exhibition “SHOWCASE – Insight into our Research” provides information about the goals, current activities, and research achievements of over 250 international cluster researchers – with easy-to-understand texts, catchy illustrations and entertaining videos.

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    18 Sep 2020

    Quantum honey from black holes

    Researchers of the Cluster of Excellence ct.qmat have proposed a new quantum material in which electrons move as a viscous fluid–like a kind of quantum honey. If scientists succeed in producing the material in sufficient purity, the effect will be three times stronger than in the “miracle material” graphene.

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    11 Sep 202031 Dec 2021

    Opening of the exhibition SHOWCASES OF RESEARCH

    From 12 September on, the Technische Sammlungen will be showcasing cutting-edge research from Dresden. An exhibition in cooperation with the Cluster of Excellence of TU Dresden ct.qmat–Complexity and Topology in Quantum Matter, the Leibniz- Institute for Solid State and Materials Research, and the Barkhausen Institute as well as DRESDEN-concept, and the City of Dresden.

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    0710 Sep 2020

    Lectiones Amalfitanæ - Electronic correlations in quantum materials

    Workshop in Duchy of Amalfi - Italy

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    22 Jun 2020

    With a bang towards new quantum technologies

    Quantum scientists welcome the German government’s initiative to promote quantum technologies

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    11 Jun 2020

    'Wow' research: quantum physics observed in ultrapure metals

    As part of an international collaboration, the group of Andrew Mackenzie have discovered manifestations of macroscopic quantum physics in ultrapure metals. These results have just been published in Science Magazine.

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    18 May 2020

    Superconductors with ‘zeitgeist’ – when materials differentiate between the past and the future

    Physicists of the Cluster of Excellence ct.qmat have discovered spontaneous static magnetic fields with broken time-reversal symmetry in a class of iron-based superconductors. This exceptional property calls for new theoretical models and may become important in quantum computing. The research results have recently been published in the scientific journal Nature Physics.

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    27 Mar 2020

    A funnel of light

    The group of Professor Ronny Thomale at the University of Würzburg, in joint collaboration with the experimental optics group of Professor Alexander Szameit in Rostock, has developed a light funnel system which might inspire new generations of hypersensitive optical detectors and sensors for future information and communication technologies. Their results have just been published in the “Science” magazine.

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    02 Mar 2020

    Initialization and read-out of intrinsic spin defects in a van der Waals crystal at room temperature

    The Dyakonov group observed spin centers for the first time experimentally in 2D-materials. As decribed in Nature Materials they have potential as possible roomtemperature qbits.

  • 05 Feb 2020

    MnBi2Te4 – the name of the first antiferromagnetic topological insulator

    A large consortium of international and interdisciplinary research teams involving Technische Universität Dresden, Leibniz IFW Dresden and Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg has discovered a new type of bulk quantum material with intrinsically magnetic and topological properties. The new material is called manganese-bismuth telluride (MnBi2Te4) and is promising for applications in antiferromagnetic spintronics and quantum technologies. The results of the research work are published in the renowned journal Nature.

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    30 Jan 2020

    Renowned Tomassoni prize for Alexander Szameit

    For his groundbreaking research in different areas of fundamental research our associate Alexander Szameit from Rostock University reveives the „Tomassoni Prize“ of the Sapienza-University Rome. Click for the German news article.

    26 Oct 2019

    Poster Prize for Philipp Schütz

    Philipp Schütz won the poster prize at the "International Workshop on Oxide Electronics" in Kyoto, Japan. Congratulations!

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