Betelgeuse and his small little brother

Betelgeuse and his small little brother

​Wonderful lines by Barbara Terhal about the tiny virus that holds the world in its firm grip. Barbara’s poem is published on the QuTech blog, Bits of Quantum, and discusses wonderfully how the biggest and smallest mysteries in our cosmos might be related and...
Not a chalk fanatic anymore

Not a chalk fanatic anymore

Lessons learned by ML4Q principal investigator Alex Altland on how not only teaching methods but his own view of teaching changed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more on page 17 in the new issue of the Kölner Universitätsmagazin [article in German]. Also featured...
ML4Q in the NMWP magazine

ML4Q in the NMWP magazine

​The NanoMicroMaterialsPhotonics.NRW cluster magazine dedicates its first issue in 2020 to Quantum Technologies and reports on highlights from research and industry, politics and society as well as from the cluster and the association. Flip here through the issue and...
Irreversible splitting of light

Irreversible splitting of light

​In a combined effort of the research groups of Martin Weitz and Achim Rosch within Focus Area 4, new findings were published in Science. Kurtscheid et al. introduce a method of irreversibly, but coherently, populating a split state with photons by thermalizing the...