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

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

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Creating Bright X-Ray Pulses in the Laser Lab

11.11.2014

A newly developed laser system allows scientists at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) to create high flux X-rays. more ...


WWTF ICT Call 2015

Proposers’ Day @ TU Wien: WWTF ICT Call 2015

07.11.2014

The Proposers’ Day for the WWTF ICT Call 2015 will take place on November 12th at the TU Wien. Interested researchers are very welcome to get further information concerning grant application.more ...


Activation TU-Plus-Energie-Bürohochhaus: (f.l.t.r.) BIG-CEO Hans-Peter Weiss, TU-Rector Sabine Seidler, Federal Minister Alois Stöger, Thomas Bednar (scientific project manager) [1]

TU Wien opens Austria's first 'energy-plus' office building

18.11.2014

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...more ...


The light in a glass fibre is coupled to a bottle resonator.

Two Photons Strongly Coupled by Glass Fibre

03.11.2014

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.more ...


Two circular Raman lasers are coupled and supplied with energy through an optical fiber (see yellow line).

Winning by Losing

20.10.2014

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“.more ...