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26.02.2021

HZB-Experiment reveals new options for synchrotron light sources

SSMB source combines advantages of synchrotron light with the benefits of FEL pulses:

An international team has shown through a sensational experiment how diverse the possibilities for employing synchrotron light sources are. Accelerator experts from the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB), the German federal...

1. Aufnahme der Kamera Mastcam-Z auf dem Mars. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU/MSSS/NBI-UCPH

25.02.2021

Precision landing of NASA's Perseverance rover on Mars

DLR Adlershof is contributing a wide range of scientific expertise:

On 18 February 2021, NASA initiated the most precise landing ever attempted on the Red Planet. A spacecraft with the Perseverance rover on board entered the Martian atmosphere at just under 19,500 kilometres per hour. Within...

Schema Beschichtung mit Materialtinte © Jinzhao Li / HZB

22.02.2021

The perfect recipe for efficient perovskite solar cells

HZB team improved the composition of material inks for the simple and cost-effective production of solar cells:

A long-cherished dream of materials researchers is a solar cell that converts sunlight into electrical energy as efficiently as silicon, but that can be easily and inexpensively fabricated from abundant materials. Scientists...

18.02.2021

Honorary doctorate awarded to Prof. Dr. Heinz-Wilhelm Hübers

The Swedish Chalmers University of Technology honours the scientist from HU Berlin and DLR for his contribution to research in the field of terahertz components:

Dr. Heinz-Wilhelm Hübers is a professor at Humboldt-University Berlin and the director of the Institute of Optical Sensor Systems at Deutsches Zentrum für Luft und Raumfart, DLR (German Aerospace Center), which focuses on...

Photo-Doping © Samuel Palato

12.02.2021

Optimised transistors: creating a metal with laser light

Researchers from the Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society and the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin make discovery that could increase computing power:

From smartphones to computer processors – much of the technology we nowadays use heavily features transistors. They connect many of the different materials that make up these devices, and are essential for any kind of data...

Adlershof Journal Jan/Feb 2021

Jonas Østergaard Nielsen © WISTA Management GmbH
Tracing the Anthropocene
Professor of geography Jonas Østergaard Nielsen studies land use changes in an age of global interconnectedness
Nichol (Cohl) Furey © WISTA Management GmbH
The octave magician
Nichol (Cohl) Furey is on a quest for the theory of everything
Catherina Cader
The electricity strategist
Catherina Cader is working towards a clean energy in remote areas
Anne Becker im Adlershofer Fundus © WISTA Management GmbH
A treasure trove of costumes and props
The costumes and props of the Adlershofer Fundus is the place to go for authentic film sets
Florian Berg und Julius Wiesenhütter im WISTA-Coworking-Space © WISTA Management GmbH
A bold start – despite COVID-19
What drives prospective business founders – two teams from the Adlershof Founder’s Lab report
Thomas Laurent © WISTA Management GmbH
A new beginning in the well-known
Two uplifting stories from Adlershof returners
Christian Hackenberger © WISTA Management GmbH
Two researchers breaking down walls
The biochemist Christian Hackenberger, who seeks and destroys cancer cells, and the chemist Chayanika Das, who fights magnesium corrosion
Constantin Wernick © WISTA Management GmbH
“Lego for adults”
In conversation with Constantin Wernick, Operations Manager of the Adlershof-based technology company MiniTec Berlin GmbH

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