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DIRIS B02-Board


Video Recorder Board replaces Frame Grabber, Display Controller and Text Generator

DIRIS-Boards minimize effort for development and production of devices comprising video visualization and recording:

At the Embedded World Exhibition (Feb 27th to Mar 1st, 2018 in Nuremberg) X‑SPEX from Berlin/Germany presents the DIRIS video recorder boards with...

Simplified cross-section of a perovskite solar cell. Picture: HZB


Perovskite solar cells: perfection not required!

Experiments at BESSY II reveal why even inhomogeneous perovskite films are highly functional:

Metal-organic perovskite layers for solar cells are frequently fabricated using the spin coating technique. If you follow the simplest synthesis...

Adlershof Journal


Adlershof Journal January/February 2018

Some clouds, but mostly sunny: Forecasts on digitisation:

Secure networks: About the risks and side-effects of going digital //  High-Performance Chips for Data Centres: Sicoya develops novel...

Refugee camp Mam Rashan. Credit: atmosfair


Autarsys sets out to bring renewable energy to a refugee camp

Adlershof-based renewable energy company to develop state-of-the-art energy storage system for Mam Rashan in Northern Iraq:

In partnership with German non-profit Atmosfair, with funding from the state of Baden-Württemberg, Autarsys sets out to bring renewable energy to a...


Oxford PV collaborates with HZB

To move perovskite solar cells closer to commercialisation:

Perovskite solar technology leader Oxford PV collaborates with leading German research centre to support the accelerated transfer of its technology...

A look into the lab where the components of the electron source were tested.


Milestone reached: electron source for bERLinPro produces its first beam

Components for linear accelerator tested successfully:

On the HZB Adlershof campus, researchers are building a prototype of an energy-recovery linear accelerator (bERLinPro). Intensive research has been...


At home in the world of data

In conversation with Susann Niemeyer, head of the Technology Centres for IT and Media in Adlershof:

She originally wanted to become a chemist like her father and her grandfather. She touched down in information technology because she couldn’t get a...


The Freshwater Man

Thomas Pfeiffer develops affordable desalinisation and irrigation systems:

It started with a chance discovery in his inbox. Thomas Pfeiffer said to his business partner: “That sounds like a good idea. Let’s do it and see...


The Technology Park waves goodbye to analog

How Adlershof-based entrepreneurs adapt to the digital age:

Naturally, the digital transformation is also changing companies in Adlershof. However, changes vary across business sectors and do not always make...


Secure networks

About the risks and side-effects of going digital:

Many researchers and entrepreneurs have somewhat overlooked the issue of cyber security. A panel debate on 29th January 2018 aims at shedding light...


The Data Logisticians

Quibiq builds virtual data highways:

Quibiq is taking care that all users in a company have quick access to the data they need - regardless of whether these are stored in conventional...


BESSY upgrade

Two forward-looking projects at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB):

Variable light pulses and better use of sunlight – these are the two future projects at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin for Materials and Energy, which...


Election debates only take place every four years

Interview with Nick Zimmermann and Mike Krüger from Studio Berlin about turbulent times, the digitisation of business and the recovery of companies:

The “Kanzlerduell” TV debate, German elections – The past month have surely been eventful. Are you happy with 2017?Zimmermann: We had a very positive...

Niels Pinkwart, HU


The Future of Learning

Students at the Humboldt-Universität’s department for computer science are trained to become the IT specialists of tomorrow:

How is higher education adapting to the digital age? In Adlershof, students at the Humboldt-Universität’s department for computer science are trained...

Credit: Sicoya


High-Performance Chips for Data Centres

Sicoya develops novel high-efficiency chips for transmitting data in data centres:

The young Sicoya GmbH develops novel high-efficiency chips for transmitting data in data centres. Their silicon chips bring together optical and...


Boreal Light is European Food Startup of the Year

Adlershof company wins FoodNexus Startup Challenge :

15 startups from 8 European countries pitched their innovation to experts. The jury unanimously voted for Boreal Light as the winner.. More...

Best of Adlershof


Best of Adlershof

Novel vaccines, effective energy storage systems, sophisticated camera robots – these are only some of many things that are “made in Adlershof”:

Read a compilation of the most interesting articles from Adlershof Journal and Adlershof Special at

Sketch of the Photosystem II. Credit: SLAC


Scientists observe individual steps of photosynthetic water oxidation

Novel soft X-ray spectrometer makes it possible:

HZB scientists have developed a novel spectrometer at BESSY II that enables researchers to obtain detailed insights about catalytic processes in...

Prof. Dr. Bernd Rech. Credit: HZB/M. Setzpfandt


Prof. Dr. Bernd Rech has become a new member of acatech

Accolade and social commitment at the same time:

The German “National Academy of Science and Engineering – acatech” has admitted Prof. Dr. Bernd Rech, an expert in renewable energies, into its...

Compact laser module ©FBH/


Full value chain – tailored diode lasers and UV LEDs

Ferdinand-Braun-Institut at Photonics West 2018 trade show:

FBH presents its capability in diode lasers and UV LEDs at the Photonics West 2018 trade show and the accompanying conferences. All devices are...