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In 2010 the Vienna University of Technology, the Graz University of Technology, and the Montanuniversitaet Leoben founded the "TU Austria", producing an association in the field of science and engineering with more than 42.000 students, 460 million euros total assests and 8.800 employees.

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NEWS | TU Wien | 11.11.2014

Creating Bright X-Ray Pulses in the Laser Lab

A newly developed laser system allows scientists at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) to create high flux X-rays.
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NEWS | TU Wien | 25.11.2014

TU Wien opens Austria's first 'energy-plus' office building

The 'Plus-Energie-Bürohochhaus' (Energy-plus office tower) is the first office tower in the world to be able to claim to feed more energy into the power grid than is required to operate AND use the building. Innovation Minister...
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NEWS | TU Wien | 03.11.2014

Two Photons Strongly Coupled by Glass Fibre

At the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), two photons were made to interact strongly using an ultra-thin glass fibre. This technique is an important new tool for quantum technology.
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NEWS | TU Wien | 20.10.2014

Winning by Losing

A seemingly paradoxical laser effect, which had been predicted by scientists from the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) has now been confirmed by a new experiment, published in „Science“.
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NEWS | TU Wien | 06.10.2014

Nanoparticles Break the Symmetry of Light

Nanoparticles can emit light into ultra-thin glass fibres. Physicists at the Vienna University of Technology have now managed to select the direction of the light using an unusual kind of coupling between spin and the direction...
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NEWS | TU Wien | 26.08.2014

Laser Pulse turns Glass into a Metal

For tiny fractions of a second, quartz glass can take on metallic properties, when it is illuminated be a laser pulse. This has been shown by calculations at the Vienna University of Technology. The effect could be used to build...
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NEWS | TU Wien | 29.07.2014

The Quantum Cheshire Cat

Can neutrons be located at a different place than their own spin? A quantum experiment, carried out by a team of researchers from the Vienna University of Technology, demonstrates a new kind of quantum paradox.
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NEWS | TU Wien | 04.07.2014

Austria’s new green super computer

Several universities have come together to construct Austria’s most powerful mainframe computer. Phase VSC-3 (Vienna Scientific Cluster 3) offers not only impressive computing power, but also serious energy efficiency.
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NEWS | TU Wien | 17.06.2014

Laser Physics upside down

At the Vienna University of Technology a system of coupled lasers has been created which exhibits truly paradoxical behaviour: An increase in energy supply switches the lasers off, reducing the energy can switch them on.
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NEWS | TU Wien | 16.06.2014

The Silver Age of Austrian Logic

Once again, Vienna is one of the capitals of logic research, more than 80 years after Kurt Gödel wrote down his incompleteness theorems. The Vienna Circle started the golden age of logic. Now, a new “silver age” has begun.
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