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Variable pulse length storage ring, BESSY VSR. Source: Video HZB


7.4 million euros from the EFRE fund

HZB is setting up a new application laboratory for developing superconducting accelerator components:

Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin is receiving 7.4 million euros from the European Regional Development Fund (EFRE). The money is being used to set up the...

Interaction scheme


Amplification of relativistic Electron Pulses by Direct Laser Field Acceleration

Controlled direct acceleration of electrons in very strong laser fields can offer a path towards ultra-compact accelerators. Such a direct...

Stephen L. Prince took over as Chief Executive Officer in January


Younicos concludes 2016 with record results

Battery storage company closes deals totaling 75 MW:

Energy storage pioneer Younicos was awarded contracts for a total of 75 megawatts (MW) in 2016, its first year under the stewardship of CEO Stephen...

Adlershof Journal Januar/Februar 2017


Adlershof Journal January/February 2017

Knowledge isn’t built in a day: Ideas and innovation need time to grow:

Fishing Peptides: Innovative cleaning procedures for natural substances with a therapeutic effect //Child’s play? Early practice helps to...

Katharina Kitsos


In conversation with Katharina  Kitsos

The restaurant­ owner is bringing Greek cuisine to Adlershof:

Local admirers of the Mediterranean cuisine are enthusing about her homemade Greek specialties. Together with her husband Nikolaos, she opened her...

Mario Brützam


The Crystal Grower

Mario Brützam matures crystals at IKZ:

It all comes down to the exact temperature. If the mass is too hot, the nucleus dissolves like a sugar cube in coffee. If it’s too cool, the crystals...

Andreas Häger and Wiebke Kropp-Büttner, Vestaxx


The world belongs to those that wait

On the perseverance of entrepreneurs and scientists from Adlershof:

Hardly any job ad nowadays is complete without mentioning “perseverance” in the requirements. But what does that mean in practice? Is it the key to...

Adlershof. Science at work.


Tenacity required

Technology parks need more than one election period for success:

Technology park developers must be far-sighted planners as well as smart and eager networkers. Apart from the courage to go down new paths, they have...


Child’s play? Early practice helps to master patience

Day care worker Anne Schenke tells us about her day-to-day in child care:

Anne Schenke, who is a day care worker at the Kita Am Studio, says her job is the best in the world. She is a patient person and practices that every...

Soundtrack composer Moritz Denis


The Master of Plucking Strings

How soundtrack composer Moritz Denis gets ideas for his music:

Why weren’t any shots fired at the Monday demonstrations in Leipzig in 1989? A new comedy of errors featuring Erich Honecker and a doppelganger,...

HU computer scientist Monika Domanska


Measuring Emotions

HU computer scientist develops sensors that help people with anxiety disorders:

Sweating, heart racing, shaking: can emotions be identified from physical responses? Yes, says the PhD student Monika Domanska. She is using sensors...

Viacheslav Artyushenko with Olga Bibikova, PhD student at the Ulm University (l); Urszula Joanna Zabarylo, PhD student at the Charitè (m.), and Annabelle Sophie Bahr, student


Highly specialised optical fibres

art photonics GmbH develops spectroscopy systems for instant analysis in operating rooms:

The art photonics GmbH is one of the bedrock companies of Adlershof. Founder and manager Viacheslav Artyushenko and his team of 30 employees have...

The EnviroPep team uses laboratory and office space provided by the BAM


Fishing Peptides

A start-up from Adlershof develops innovative cleaning procedures for natural substances with a therapeutic effect:

Meet three young and ambitious chemists. Although two of them are currently working on completing their PhDs, these researchers have been busy...

Annette Treppte


Consultants for Energy and Hygiene

Acting as a role model:

The team of the private EHA Institute offers consulting and other services on the issues of energy consumption and hygiene. Moreover they are...

Color Duality in Photons


Color Duality in Photons

Work of the physicist Sven Ramelow selected as one of the “Highlights of the Year 2016”:

The paper “Ramsey Interference with Single Photons”[1] and accompanying Viewpoint “Photon Qubit is Made of Two Colors”[2] have been selected as one...


Helmholtz Young Investigator Group for electrochemical conversion of carbon dioxide

Strengthening energy materials research at HZB:

Dr. Matthew T. Mayer from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, will be putting together a Helmholtz Young Investigator...

PFIA-molecules: Illustration: Heike Cords/HZB


Fuel cells with PFIA-membranes

Experiments at BESSY II allow in situ analysis of water management which is helpful for further improvements of fuel cells:

HZB scientists have teamed up with partners of 3M Company in order to explore the water management in an alternative proton exchange membrane type,...


Younicos to build 49 MW battery system in UK

Centrica selects Younicos to design and deliver one of the world’s largest battery storage systems:

Energy storage pioneer Younicos has been selected by Centrica to design and deliver one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated battery-based...


New Helmholtz Young Investigator Group to boost energy materials research at HZB

The new group is working to prolong the life span of perovskite solar cells to 25 years and longer:

Dr. Antonio Abate from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, is putting together a Helmholtz Young Investigator Group at Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin....

Figure: Stefan Hecht


Light controls repair of materials

Team of researchers led by chemists of the HU develops self-repairing plastic coating:

A team of German researchers led by chemists of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin has developed a new type of plastic coating, which can heal...