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At TU Wien (Vienna) and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, a "light trap" was developed in which a beam of light prevents itself from escaping. This allows light to be…

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Austria's three technical universities are also strongly represented at this year's Forum Alpbach - with the Innovation Marathon and a Content Session of the Center for…

[Translate to English:] Portrait von Alessandro Toschi, im Hintergrund eine Tafel.

A method developed at TU Wien has now allowed to identify which mechanism holds the electron pairs together in unconventional superconductors.

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Hypothesised in 2020 and confirmed in the clinic in 2022: Eugenijus Kaniusas and his partners showed that stimulating the auricular vagus nerve has anti-inflammatory effects…

Several atoms and a beam of light
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Using light, atoms can be made to attract each other. A team from Vienna and Innsbruck was able to measure this binding state of light and matter for the first time.

a wave is sent from the left onto the medium with impurities inside. the transmitted and the reflected parts oft the light are shown on screens

From mobile phones to cloudy glass panes: annoying reflections often hinder the propagation of waves. TU Wien (Vienna) and the University of Rennes present an amazing solution…

sandstone is being treated with a liquid substance
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Buildings made of porous rock can weather over the years. Now, for the first time, scientists at TU Wien (Vienna) have studied in detail how silicate nanoparticles can help…

Janek Wettstein and Andrei Pimenov in the lab

Switching something on and off again usually takes it back into its original state. A new magnetic material, however, has to be switched four times, while the spin of atoms…