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Dr. Kathrin Goldammer is spokeswoman for the energy technology cluster

The RLI Managing Director has been appointed as spokesperson for the joint energy technology cluster of the states of Berlin and Brandenburg:

RLI Managing Director Kathrin Goldammer has been appointed by Berlin’s Senator for Economic Affairs Ramona Pop and Brandenburg’s Minister of Economic Affairs Prof. Jörg Steinbach as spokesperson for the Energy Technology...

Renske van der Veen © Irene Böttcher-Gajweski/MPIBC


Renske van der Veen heads new department “Atomic Dynamics in Light-Energy Conversion” at HZB

The researcher studies catalytic processes that enable the conversion of solar energy into chemical energy:

From June 2021, Dr. Renske van der Veen is setting up a new research group at HZB. The chemist is an expert in time-resolved X-ray spectroscopy and electron microscopy and studies catalytic processes that enable the...

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A New Light on Quantum Science

Research team has, for the first time, directly measured the particle exchange phase of photons:

A research team of the Institute of Physics of the Humboldt University of Berlin together with cooperation partners Max Born Institute (Berlin) and DLR Institute of Optical Sensor Systems (Berlin) has, for the first time,...

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Research team elucidates complex spectrum of trace compounds in the first artificial pigment of mankind

Early Medieval Egyptian blue in laser light:

Art technologist Dr. Petra Dariz and analytical chemist Dr. Thomas Schmid (School of Analytical Sciences Adlershof SALSA at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung BAM) identified...


Prospects of opening up for Berlin’s universities and colleges

More presence on campus possible again from June:

In view of the steadily falling incidence values, preparations are being made for initial steps to open up the universities and colleges in Berlin. After more than a year of operating largely in digital mode, and with a great...

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Insights into Research Training Group „Rethinking Quantum Field Theory“

New video about the promotion of early-career researchers at IRIS Adlershof:

Last year, the Research Training Group (RTG 2575) “Rethinking Quantum Field Theory”, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), has started its work. The graduate programme for young academics is based at the Physics...

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Perovskite solar cells: Hydrogen bonds measured

Research results provide important information for perovskites materials research for solar cells:

The evaluation of X-ray measurements on methylammonium perovskite semiconductors now shows what role hydrogen bonds play in these materials. In addition, the HZB team showed that radiation damage by soft X-rays to this...

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HPS Home Power Solutions joins the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance

The Alliance is part of the European hydrogen strategy to support a sustainable hydrogen economy:

Berlin-based HPS Home Power Solutions, provider of picea, the world's first home solar-hydrogen power plant for completely independent carbon-free electricity use, today announced that it is joining the European Clean...

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High-performance ion implanter put into operation

Ferdinand-Braun-Institut extends the technical capabilities for the development of innovative semiconductor devices:

The Berlin-based Ferdinand-Braun-Institut (FBH) recently put a sophisticated ion implanter system from High Voltage Engineering Europa B.V. into operation. The highly versatile tool extends the technological capabilities of...

Schema des Laserschreibens von Skyrmionen © MBI


Creating and reshuffling skyrmions ultrafast

Team from MBI, HZB and MIT researches skyrmions – small magnetic textures that may become an ingredient in novel memory and logic devices:

Smaller, faster, more energy-efficient: future requirements to computing and data storage are hard to fulfill and alternative concepts are continuously explored. Small magnetic textures, so-called skyrmions, may become an...

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Operando Analysis of Aging Mechanism in Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

PTB team investigates causes for the capacity decrease:

High-energy density batteries play a crucial role for renewables, both as stationary storage system as well as for electric automotive applications. Every battery suffers under degradation effects leading to capacity and...

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Exploring the potential of quantum digital transformation

Launch of the first Einstein Research Unit of the Berlin University Alliance on the topic of quantum computing:

Quantum computers are seen as one of the key technologies of the 21st century. How can they revolutionize the computational power of computers? What new insights do they offer for high energy physics or quantum chemistry?...

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Adlershof Journal May/June 2021

Good news: our science community is not running out of ideas:

New reality: unusual avenues in public relations //   Visual surprises: commercials from Angry Hamster film //   Meatball from the bioreactor: mushroom-based meat alternatives //

Illustration Verschwörungstheorien. Dorothee Mahnkopf © WISTA Management GmbH


“Oh, so you have time to do that?” I do, indeed, and I will now tell you why

Essay by Josef Zens, head of public relations at the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Helmholtz Centre Potsdam:

The whole pandemic thing is tricky. It’s possible that Bill Gates is behind it all. Seeing as he is in control of the World Health Organisation, it would be easy for him to force vaccinations on people around the globe. He...

Peter Strunk, Cindy Böhme © WISTA Management GmbH


The well-known and the new voice of Adlershof

In conversation with Peter Strunk & Cindy Böhme, corporate spokespersons of the WISTA Management GmbH:

Name: Peter Strunk Occupation: Historian Born in: 1955 Lives in: Berlin Schöneweide With him, it’s all about the (hi)story. Peter Strunk is well-known as the voice of the Adlershof Technology Park. For over 20 years, he has...

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How to communicate in a crisis?

A field report from the WISTA communications team following a year of the coronavirus pandemic:

How do humans react to danger? With fight, flight, or playing dead. When Germany was suddenly shut down on 14 March 2020 and the operating company of Adlershof Technology Park with it, which choice did the communications team...

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The atom catcher

Markus Krutzik studies the basics and applications of high-precision measurement technology:

When he moved to Berlin for his PhD in 2009, Markus Krutzik heard his supervisor say: “We will move to Adlershof soon.” The Frankfurt native had never heard of that place. It is now a decade ago that his academic and...

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Seeing is believing

Another cancellation of the “Long Night of the Sciences” – How can science communication also succeed digitally?:

Planning was at full steam, when it was suddenly cancelled in late April: The “Long Night of the Sciences” will, again, not take place this year as usual. We asked the organisers how digital science communication can succeed...

Prof. Jörg Niewöhner, HU Berlin © WISTA Management GmbH


Promoting community involvement by walking on water

The experimental laboratory “AnthropoScenes” will kick off on 1 July:

Knowledge transfer, an exchange on a level playing field, civic participation: Modern science aims not just at communicating its findings but also discuss with a non-scientific audience. It should be open to input from the...

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The new reality

Replacing analogue with digital and hybrid – unusual avenues in public relations:

“Book a Scientist” is the name of a event series by the Leibniz Association. It involves interested parties discussing their favourite subject with a researcher for 25 minutes. “This is a nice format, especially during a...