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Photokathode. Copyright: J. Kühn/HZB

07.12.2018

Photocathodes with high quantum efficiency for bERLinPro

A team at the HZB has improved the manufacturing process of photocathodes:

Teams from the accelerator physics and the SRF groups at HZB are developing a superconducting linear accelerator featuring energy recovery (Energy Recovery Linac) as part of the bERLinPro project. It accelerates an intense...

HZB trifft Forschungsvereinbarung mit jordanischer Delegation

04.12.2018

Delegation from Jordan visited the HZB

Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB) will intensify its cooperation with Jordanian large-scale research facilities :

This was agreed between the HZB management and representatives of a high-ranking Jordanian research delegation, which visited the HZB at the end of November 2018. On 27 November 2018, H.E. Dr. Khaled Toukan, Chairman of the...

Bild: HZB

30.11.2018

Two new Helmholtz Young Investigator Groups approved at HZB

Competencies in catalysis research are strengthened:

Starting in 2019, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB) will be establishing two new Helmholtz Young Investigator Groups and thereby strengthening its competencies in catalysis research. The Helmholtz Association will be funding...

Fokussierung eines XUV-Lichtstrahls

28.11.2018

MBI researchers develop gas lens to focus XUV radiation

Atomic jet - the first lens for extreme-ultraviolet light developed :

Scientists from the Max Born Institute (MBI) have developed the first refractive lens that focuses extreme ultraviolet beams. Instead of using a glass lens, which is non-transparent in the extreme-ultraviolet region, the...

Prof. Zygmunt "Karol" Gryczynski and Christian Oelsner with the FluoTime 250

28.11.2018

FluoTime 250 – the plug and play time-resolved spectrometer

PicoQuant unveils its latest luminescence spectrometer that makes acquiring time-resolved data as simple as plugging it in and start measuring:

During its 16th course on the “Principles and Applications of Time-resolved Fluorescence Spectroscopy” held in Berlin from November 5-8, 2018, PicoQuant presented the FluoTime 250 to the 40 attendees and invited lecturers....

Prof.in Dr. Janina Kneipp Hu Berlin

28.11.2018

Physio-chemist Prof Dr Janina Kneipp is this year’s awardee of the Caroline von Humboldt-Professorship

The renowned professorship is funded with 80,000 euros annually:

The professorship named after Caroline von Humboldt is awarded each year to honour an excellent female professor at HU. It aims at increasing the recognition and visibility of female academics. This year’s awardee is the...

Dr. Yutsung Tsai

22.11.2018

“Make our Planet great again”

New Research Group on Photovoltaics at HZB:

The physicist Dr. Yutsung Tsai is setting up his own research group on photovoltaics at Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin. His goal is to develop two-dimensional transparent solar cells. Tsai receives research funding from the...

22.11.2018

Ipsen and 3BP announce First Patient Dosed in Phase I/II study for first-in-class radionuclide

Ipsen and 3BP announced the first patient has been dosed in a Phase I/II study for the first-in-class radionuclide177Lu-IPN01087 (formerly known as 3BP-227). IPN01087 is a compound that targets cancer cells in patients with...

Markus Krutzik

22.11.2018

“Top 40 under 40” - Markus Krutzik awarded by business magazine Capital

Adlershof scientist was honored as an outstanding talent:

The business magazine Capital has selected Dr. Markus Krutzik as a talent in the category "Society and Science" for its "Young Elite - Top 40 under 40". On November 21, the scientist, who researches at Humboldt-Universität zu...

MALDI Imaging MS

14.11.2018

More reliable method for pollen determination

BAM researchers clearly identify single pollen grains by mass spectrometry:

Pollen represent one major cause for allergic diseases. Even today, their conventional identification is performed by time-consuming microscopic determination of their morphology, although alternative spectroscopic and...

Silizium-Perowskit-Tandemsolarzelle. Bild: HZB

14.11.2018

New records in perovskite-silicon tandem solar cells

An HZB team has been able to increase the efficiency achieving 25.5 %, which is the highest published value to date:

Using microstructured layers, an HZB team has been able to increase the efficiency of perovskite-silicon tandem solar cells, achieving 25.5 %, which is the highest published value to date. At the same time, computational...

Young Scientists Award 2018

12.11.2018

Young Scientist Award 2019 starts application phase

LUM GmbH invited Young Scientists from Materials Testing, Particle and Dispersion Characterization to apply for the Award:

From 22-23 May 2019 LUM GmbH hosts the 9th International Conference Dispersion Analysis & Materials Testing in Berlin, Germany. Since 2014 the Young Scientist Award recognizes outstanding scientific work by young researchers...

Graphen Bandstruktur. Bild: HZB

12.11.2018

Graphene on the way to superconductivity

Scientists at HZB have found evidence that double layers of graphene have a property that may let them conduct current completely without resistance:

Scientists at HZB have found evidence that double layers of graphene have a property that may let them conduct current completely without resistance. They probed the bandstructure at BESSY II with extremely high resolution...

Dr. Daniela Rupp. Foto: Landesarchiv Berlin

08.11.2018

Dr. Daniela Rupp received the “Mayor‘s Young Talent Award”

The MBI researcher was honored for her achievements in the field of ultra-short-time physics:

In an award ceremony held at the Berlin town hall ("Rotes Rathaus") on Wednesday November 7th, Dr. Daniela Rupp, the leader of the Junior Research Group "Ultrafast Dynamics Dynamics in Nanoplasma" received the Mayor's Young...

Begrüßung durch Christian Rickerts / Photonik Tage Berlin Brandenburg

01.11.2018

“Berlin is the hub for photonics in Germany”

Over 600 visitors came to the Photonics Days Berlin Brandenburg 2018 in Adlershof:

Many of the local photonics experts could be met at the Photonics Days Berlin Brandenburg on 17 and 18 October in Berlin Adlershof. More than 600 visitors from Germany and all over the world came to discuss topics from the...

Adlershof Journal Cover

30.10.2018

Adlershof Journal November/December 2018

New Life Paths: This Is How We Do It:

The self-driving tram: Adlershof engineers co-developed it //  Starting out by dropping out: Highly sought after trainees //  Unbreakable: Research on ultra-strong glass //

Illustration: Dorothee Mahnkopf

30.10.2018

Just give up – and set new goals for yourself

Essay by Sven Marx:

It is not easy to live with two life-threatening medical diagnoses. My advice to everybody who is diagnosed with a life-changing disease: just give up! By that I don’t mean to give up on yourself but give up on your old life....

Nicole Acksteiner

30.10.2018

Meet: Event Manager Nicole Acksteiner

The future director of Acksteiner Events is organising the Science City Adlershof’s first annual ball:

Nicole Acksteiner has courage. She is not afraid of entering unknown terrain. The event manager is currently making a name for herself for among the people of Adlershof for hosting the Science City’s first annual ball, which...

Borsu Asisi

29.10.2018

The Online Revolutionary

Borsu Asisi is building a new foundation for digital communication:

For every technology, there is a time to step down. The steam engine was replaced by the combustion engine, the airship by the aeroplane, and propellers by jet fuel. For Borsu Asisi, this is the bottom line of 200 years...

Thomas Straubinger, IKZ

29.10.2018

Stepping out of the comfort zone

From scientist to entrepreneur and back – Two examples from Adlershof:

A fresh start. Not many people dare to make it. However, a change of perspective can be very rewarding as is shown by the example of two people from Campus Adlershof, who went from researcher to business founder and from...