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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.


NEWS | TU Wien | 18.02.2015

Igniting the Air for Atmospheric Research

Scientists from Vienna and Moscow have created a high-energy mid-infrared laser powerful enough to create shining filaments in the air. Such devices could be used to detect chemical substances in the atmosphere.

NEWS | TU Wien | 15.01.2015

Huge 3D Displays without 3D Glasses

A new invention opens the door to a new generation of outdoor displays. Different pictures can be seen at different angles, creating 3D effects without the need for 3D glasses.

NEWS | TU Wien | 15.01.2015

Race of the Electrons

Laser pulses can be used to track the motion of electrons in metals with attosecond precision. This helps to understand and possibly improve important electronic effects.

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.

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...

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.

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“.

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...

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...

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.