This is how physicists use light to build complex structures 04 July 2023
PhD candidate Petr Steindl creates complex structures of light using single photons. As a teenager, he wanted to study Czech poetry but decided on qua...
Researchers from Leiden University have received awards in Nationaal Groeifonds Quantum Technology programme 20 December 2022
Three researchers from Leiden University have received awards in the Quantum Technology programme within the National Growth Fund, organised by NWO i...
Light particles lined up one after the other 22 January 2021
In Leiden, light particles march into Wolfgang Löffler’s experiments one by one. His research focuses on acquiring the fundamental knowledge needed to...
LION in lockdown 14 April 2020
The 'Intelligent Lockdown' has lasted over a month now, which makes experimental physics research hard to do, if not downright impossible. Even so, wo...
FET Open Grant for Many Photon Entanglement 05 December 2019
The Leiden Institute of Physics (LION) is the coordinating partner in the Qluster research project, which was awarded a 2,9 million euro FET Open gran...
Leiden involved in three out of five Physics Vrije Programma grants 21 December 2018
NWO has assigned Physics Vrije Programma grants to five collaborations of physicists. Leiden University is involved in three of them.
Physicists demonstrate new method to make single photons 23 July 2018
Scientists need individual photons for quantum cryptography and quantum computers. Leiden physicists have now experimentally demonstrated a new produc...
Light manipulated with large artificial atom 29 August 2016
Physicists have manipulated light with large artificial atoms, so-called quantum dots. Before, this has only been done so well with actual atoms. It i...