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Technology for People

Our mission is "technology for people". Through our research we "develop scientific excellence",
through our teaching we "enhance comprehensive competence".

TU Wien (TUW) is located in the heart of Europe, in a cosmopolitan city of great cultural diversity. For more than 200 years, TU Wien has been a place of research, teaching and learning in the service of progress. TU Wien is among the most successful technical universities in Europe and is Austria’s largest scientific-technical research and educational institution.

Geraldine Fitzpatrick

Geraldine Fitzpatrick selected as ACM Distinguished Member


Prestigious distinction for the Head of the Institute for Design and Assessment of Technology

Ein künstlicher Diamant unter dem optischen Mikroskop. Da der Diamant viele Stickstoff Fehlstellen enthält, fluoresziert er in roter Farbe.

New Quantum States for Better Quantum Memories


How can quantum information be stored as long as possible? An important step forward in the development of quantum memories has been achieved by a research team of TU Wien.

Laserpulse werden auf eine Metallspitze geschossen und lösen Elektronen heraus.

Controlling Electrons in Time and Space


Sharp metal needles can be used to emit electrons. A quantum effect opens up new possibilities of controlling electron emission with extremely high accuracy.

Ein Helium-Atom kann auf zwei verschiedene Arten ionisiert werden.

Two Paths at Once: Watching the Buildup of Quantum Superpositions


Scientists observe how quantum superpositions build up in a helium atom within femtoseconds. Just like in the famous double-slit experiment, there are two ways to reach the final outcome.

Ein kurzer Laserpuls ionisiert ein Helium-Atom und kann den Zustand des verbleibenden Elektrons verändern.

Watching Quantum Jumps


Scientists from TU Wien (Vienna, Austria) and Germany present the most accurate time measurements of quantum jumps to date.