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Amber Rudd, British Minister at Department for Energy and Climate Changel, at the opening of the Battery Park. Picture: UK Power Networks


Europe’s Largest Battery Storage Project Becomes Operational in the UK

Adlershof’s Younicos contributes control software for 6MW/10MWh Smarter Network Storage Project:

Europe’s largest battery storage project has been officially opened by Amber Rudd, Minister at Department for Energy and Climate Change at Leighton... [more]

Flight over Becquerel Crater


Mars Express mission extended until the end of 2018

DLR’s Stereo Camera HRSC is the longest-serving German experiment in the Solar System:

It follows an elliptical orbit around Mars, undisturbed, almost lonely – the orbiter Mars Express. For 11 years now – to be precise since Christmas... [more]

SEM images of Ag Nanoparticles


Silver Nanoislands grown by Atomic Layer Deposition

SENTECH presented the new ALD Real Time Monitor at the NRW Nano-Conference:

The NRW Nano-Conference took place on 1st-2nd of December 2014 in Dortmund (Germany). This important conference welcomed its guests to participate... [more]

Berliner Buffet on Thursday Evening. Credit: M. Setzpfand/HZB


Lively exchange at User Meeting

More than 500 users of HZB's large-scale equipment met in Adlershof:

From December 3 to 5, more than 500 users of HZB's BER II and BESSY II large-scale equipment met up to discuss the current state of technology and... [more]


Data transfer between satellites – quick as a wink

The Ferdinand-Braun-Institut supplies a decisive component – a particularly robust and capable pump laser module:

Transferring high data rates in real-time twenty-four-seven – a research team, under the direction of the European Space Agency ESA, has now come... [more]

Filming bond making and bond breaking during a pericyclic reaction


Filming chemistry with a high speed x-ray camera

MBI Scientists show how breaking and making of chemical bonds during a reaction can be visualized:

Chemistry happens all around us. A chemical reaction is a rearrangement of atoms in and between molecules, the breaking of old and the formation of... [more]

Adlershof Special 37 Medien. Cover


Adlershof Special 37: Media

On air:

The Show before the Show // Setting the Stage // Setting the right tone [more]

Today, the Media City in Adlershof is a vibrant place. State-of-the-art, flexible studios and a creative scene


Berlin's most outstanding media site

Adlershof offers first-class production conditions:

On August 25th and September 8th 2002, the royalty of political journalism in Germany poured into Adlershof. This was new in the history of German... [more]

Tonbüro took care of the whole audio postproduction of the documentary series “The East Germans”


Setting the right tone

Adlershof can look back on an impressive legacy in sound:

Sound brings life to a film, according to Michael Kaczmarek, manager of K-13 Kinomischung. For almost a hundred years now, multifaceted sound artists... [more]

One of the biggest in Germany: The costume stock in Adlershof


Setting the stage

There is an endless coming and going of set designers in Adlershof:

Oscar Wilde once said: ”The stage is the return of art to life.” However, the ”stage” would often fall short without specialists such as the set... [more]

Not only is the show produced in Adlershof, the key-visual as well was built here.


The Show before the Show

Behind the stage of ”The Voice of Germany”:

Light, sound, make-up, dress: all of these things are rehearsed and checked hours before the show to prevent mistakes from slipping in. In total,... [more]

Creating a more liveable acoustic environment – with the acoustic camera


Research and deliver

Four Adlershof media companies successfully produce TV content for the curious:

Weather phenomena, perceptual illusions, psychoacoustics: what could be more obvious for a City of Media than to look at these things more closely... [more]

The Trudelturm (Tailspin Tower) in Adlershof has risen to stardom


A spectacular background actor

Adlershof as a backdrop:

Tatort and Polizeiruf, two very popular German crime series, are shot here on a regular basis. Carmakers such as BMW, Lexus, and Porsche advertise... [more]

The new organic material is able to “add up” low-energy photons (red) to yield higher-energy light (blue), which can then be harvested by the solar cell. Credit: Y. Y. Cheng/UNSW


Organic layer adds light particles

HZB team investigates materials with higher efficiencies for thin-film solar cells:

Solar cells can only use photons with energies above a specific threshold to generate electricity. A German-Australian research collaboration has... [more]


Pfeiffer Vacuum Welcomes 2014 Röntgen Prize Winner

Coherent superposition of quantum states in atoms / Vacuum is essential for basic scientific research :

This year, the Justus Liebig University Giessen is awarding its Röntgen Prize to Prof. Dr. Jörg Evers. The Röntgen Prize is awarded each year for... [more]

Experimental data on the “Dirac cone”


Warping in topological insulators

HZB physicists investigated the direction of motion of electrons and their impact on lossless electricity and information transport:

Topological insulators are promising to develop into a material for lossless electricity and information transport. Now, Jaime Sánchez-Barriga and... [more]


The longer the better

Optical long-wavelength pulses generate brilliant ultrashort hard x-ray flashes:

Researchers from the Max-Born-Institut and the Technical University of Vienna present a novel table-top source of ultrashort hard x-ray pulses... [more]


New electrochemical flow cell for soft x-ray absorption and emission spectroscopy at BESSY II

In situ cell for investigating solid- and liquid-state samples and their interfaces under electrical voltage:

A team headed by Dr. Kathrin Aziz-Lange has developed a new in-situ cell for X-ray spectroscopy of fluid samples and their interfaces to solid... [more]


PicoQuant nominated for innovation award

For the development of the MicroTime 200 STED PicoQuant is nominated for the "Innovationspreis Berlin Brandenburg":

Out of 122 applications, PicoQuant is nominated for the innovation award Berlin Brandenburg 2014 (Innovationspreis Berlin Brandenburg) for the... [more]


Breaking ground for energy independence on Graciosa

Azorean island installs new energy system developed by the Adlershof-based company Younicos:

With a groundbreaking ceremony, construction of a highly efficient megawatt-scale clean energy system has begun on the Azorean island of Graciosa.... [more]


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