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October 2019 - News & Press

Preparations for the NRW Nano-conference 2020 in Münster started

The North Rhine-Westphalian minister of economic affairs Prof. Andreas Pinkwart opened the advisory board meeting of the 9th NRW Nano-conference that will take place on the 29th and 30th of October 2020 in Münster. Major topics are trends in the field of new materials and nanotechnologies as well as quantum technologies and battery cell research. The conference is organized by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia and the NanoMikroWerkstoffePhotonik.NRW cluster in cooperation with the Wirtschaftsförderung Münster.

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October 2019 - News & Press

Professor Fuchs highly awarded in China

For many years of scientific cooperation with China, Prof. Harald Fuchs received the "Chinese Government Friendship Award". Thus, the physicist of the University of Münster and CeNTech director is honored with the highest award, which the Chinese government awards to foreign experts - this year there are 100 award winners from 31 countries.

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September 2019 - News & Press

Step towards light-based, brain-like computing chip

CeNTech researcher Prof. Pernice and his colleagues from Oxford and Exeter (UK) developed a light-based hardware which can store and process information in a similar way to the human brain. The scientists managed to produce a chip containing network of artificial neurons that works with light and can imitate the behaviour of neurons and their synapses. The study was published in the NATURE journal.

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