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Adlershof and innovation go hand in hand. Here you will find a selection of award-winning personalities, products and projects, across science, business and media.

Adlershof Prizes and Success stories

13.10.2014

Adlershof Equipment for Nobel Prize Winners

Congratulations to Stefan W. Hell, W.E. Moerner, and Eric Betzig:

Nobel Prize Winners Stefan W. Hell (right) and W.E. Moerner (left) at PicoQuant's single molecule workshop in 2014.PicoQuant congratulates Stefan W.... [more]

05.06.2014

Emad Aziz receives Nernst-Haber-Bodenstein-Award

German Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry has honored the Adlershof scientist for outstanding scientific achievements:

On 29. May 2014, the German Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry has honored Prof. Dr. Emad Flear Aziz with the Nernst-Haber-Bodenstein-Award. Aziz... [more]

Credit: Jan Pauls, 50Hertz

22.05.2014

Younicos wins GreenTec Award 2014

WEMAG battery park is laureate in the category energy:

Younicos is celebrating a triple achievement. The specialists for intelligent storage and grids have won the GreenTec Award for 2014. Berlin-based... [more]

Pfeiffer Vacuum catalog, "The Vacuum Technology Book" was awarded first prize as the best industry catalog

28.03.2014

INKA Award for „The Vacuum Technology Book“

Pfeiffer Vacuum receives award for best industry catalog:

Pfeiffer Vacuum is the winner of the "INKA" 2013 Award for the best catalog in the Print category. The Pfeiffer Vacuum catalog called... [more]

11.03.2014

Adlershof Great Minds

What they research. What they are working on. Why they feel at home in Adlershof:

They invent new materials and technologies, discover smart measuring devices and ensure continued progress in the turnaround of energy policy. their... [more]

World record value for the open-circuit voltage of 582 mV for c-Si on glass

20.02.2014

Next generation technology of thin film silicon on glass

Demonstration of a world record value for the open-circuit voltage of 582 mV for c-Si on glass by HZB researchers:

MASDAR PV and HELMHOLTZ-ZENTRUM Berlin have strengthened their R&D partnership, focusing resources on development of next generation thin film Si... [more]

17.02.2014

Dr. Martin Hempel receives the Adlershof Dissertation Prize 2013

On February 13, the Adlershof Dissertation Award was granted to Dr. Martin Hempel of the Max-Born-Institute (MBI). In competition with two other... [more]

20.12.2013

Adlershof Scientists in the Top 10 of Physics 2013

MBI achieves breakthrough with observation of hydrogen atoms:

The top 10 breakthroughs in physics in 2013 have been announced today. Director Marc Vrakking of the Max Born Institute, Phd-student Aneta Stodolna... [more]

Dr. Sebastian Brückner studied the atomic surface structure of silicon and germanium for high performance solar cells. Foto: HZB / Silvia Zerbe

12.12.2013

Producing high performance solar cells at lower cost

Dr. Sebastian Brückner graduates “summa cum laude” on solar cells made from III-V semiconductors:

Solar cells made from III-V semiconductors achieve the highest efficiency of all solar cells. Researchers recently celebrated a new world record in... [more]

DGEN 380 turbofan engine

13.11.2013

Successful story for WESTT SOLUTIONS

Engine manufacturer Price Induction installed an educational engine bench at the NASA in Cleveland:

The success of the WESTT educational tools of the engine manufacturer Price Induction is now established worldwide: the virtual engine test bench... [more]

31.10.2013

Pfeiffer Vacuum receives an important development contract for the ITER fusion reactor

Developing new vacuum pumps essential for the fusion reactor:

Pfeiffer Vacuum has been awarded an important contract to develop special vacuum pumps for the ITER fusion reactor. With their bid, Pfeiffer Vacuum... [more]

26.11.2012

Innovation Prize Berlin Brandenburg 2012 was awarded to LUM

Perfect or poor? The award-winning Adhesion Analyser LUMiFrac will find out:

The Innovation Prize Berlin Brandenburg 2012 was awarded to LUM GmbH for the new Adhesion Analyser LUMiFrac®. Adhesive and tensile strength of... [more]

12.04.2012

Space Technology Hall of Fame Award for IQ Wireless and DLR

Successfull Fire-Watch System :

Space Foundation congratulates on the IQ Wireless’  innovative efforts which resulted in the selection of the FireWatch for induction into the... [more]

Red light from a laser pointer is converted into higher-energy yellow light as it passes through the liquid photochemical upconverter. Source: University of Sydney, Australia

29.02.2012

HZB: Photochemical Turbo Power for Solar Cells

How organic molecules make yellow light from red:

Modern silicon solar cells achieve a maximum efficiency of around 25 percent. Researchers around the world are running a race to increase this... [more]

01.12.2011

Younicos to receive "European Solar Prize 2011"

Recognition for developing world’s first renewable energy system for Azorean island of Graciosa :

Younicos is to receive the "European Solar Prize 2011" for the development of the world's first energy system based on up to 100 percent... [more]

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