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25th anniversary single molecule workshop, Picture: © PicoQuant

15.08.2019

PicoQuant celebrates 25 years of Single Molecule Workshop

This years edition of the workshop hosts an impressive line-up of renowned speakers, including two Nobel prize laureates:

This year marks the 25th anniversary of PicoQuant’s annual workshop on “Single Molecule Spectroscopy and Super-resolution Microscopy in the Life Sciences”. The celebratory event, taking place in Berlin from September 3 to 6,...

Forscherteam unterrsucht Papyrus am Bessy II in Adlershof © HZB

14.08.2019

HZB researchers unveil “secret ink” on ancient Nile papyrus

Non-destructive examination of the fragile papyrus with Bessy II:

Researchers from the Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection, Berlin universities and Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin studied a small piece of papyrus that was excavated on the island of Elephantine on the River Nile a little over...

Bessy II Beamline Adlershof, Bild: © HZB

13.08.2019

German Russian collaboration further strengthened at HZB

New Research Group to Investigate Quantum Materials for Future Information Technologies:

HZB physicist Jaime Sanchez-Barriga can establish a "Helmholtz-RSF Joint Research Group". Over the next three years he will receive additional funding from the Helmholtz Association and the Russian Science Foundation (RSF) to...

07.08.2019

IKZ researcher Dr. Reinhard Uecker receives Frank Prize from the International Organization for Crystal Growth (IOCG)

Award for new findings in the field of crystal growing:

Prof. Dr. Darrell Schlom, Cornell University, USA, and Dr. Reinhard Uecker, Leibniz-Institut für Kristallzüchtung (IKZ), Germany, received the Frank Prize of the International Organization for Crystal Growth (IOCG) for their...

07.08.2019

Caroline Berlage, a student at PicoQuant, wins Physik-Studienpreis by the Physikalische Gesellschaft zu Berlin

The prize was awarded for her outstanding master’s degree in Physics:

Caroline Berlage, a former student at PicoQuant, is one of this year’s winners of the prestigious Physik-Studienpreis awarded by the Physikalische Gesellschaft zu Berlin. Caroline studied Physics at the Humboldt-Universität...

Bild: Matthias Heyde

22.07.2019

Berlin University Alliance Wins Excellence Status

Second huge success for three major Berlin universities and Charité in the German Excellence Strategy competition:

Major award for Berlin: The Berlin University Alliance has won funding as a group in the Universities of Excellence funding line of the German federal and state governments’ Excellence Strategy. The German Council of Science...

COFs © Bojdyslab

19.07.2019

More versatile materials

Article of IRIS junior research group leader Michael J. Bojdys published in Nature Communications:

The IRIS junior research group leader Michael J. Bojdys and his international team have achieved a great success: Their article “Real-time optical and electronic sensing with a β-amino enone linked, triazine-containing 2D...

Messsystem zur LSF-Bestimmung © Charité

12.07.2019

New approaches in standardized sun protection factor determination of sunscreens

Project team in the 'Advanced UV for Life' consortium presents measurement system for non-invasive determination:

In June 2019, a meeting of ISO committee "Cosmetics" (ISO/TC 217) working group "Sun protection test methods" (WG 7) was held in Brussels. Prof. Dr. Jürgen Lademann, head of the “Center of Experimental and Applied Cutaneous...

Copyright: M. Künsting/HZB

09.07.2019

Research team at HZB investigates electronic processes of metal atoms and their ligands for the first time

Short X-ray pulses of Bessy II were used to analyze charge transfer within transition metal dyes:

Transition-metal complexes in dye-based solar cells are responsible for converting light into electrical energy. A model of spatial charge separation within the molecule has been used to describe this conversion. However, an...

Falling Walls Lab Adlershof

28.06.2019

What (scientific) walls are falling at Adlershof?

Apply now for the Falling Walls Lab!:

Great minds, 3 minutes, 1 day  Falling Walls Labs take place globally throughout the year. The Lab is a platform for excellent academics, entrepreneurs and professionals from all disciplines who get the opportunity to...

Record magnetic moments © J.K. Dewhurst

28.06.2019

Experimental physicists redefine ultrafast, coherent magnetism

For the first time ever, physicists have been able to change the magnetic moment of a material using a light wave within one femtosecond – the fastest magnetic event ever observed:

For the first time ever, experimental physicists have been able to influence the magnetic moment of materials in sync with their electronic properties. The coupled optical and magnetic excitation within one femtosecond...

Adlershof Journal Cover

27.06.2019

Adlershof Journal July/August 2019

New Freedom: How We Work:

Pharma Parship: The Other Job Search //  Fluoride Innovation: Fire-Proof Cooperation Project //  PhoCatZo: New Ways in Wastewater Treatment //

Illustration: Dorothee Mahnkopf © WISTA Management GmbH

26.06.2019

Summertime at the office: When even the computers communicate in silence

Essay by Dilek Güngör, writer and journalist from Berlin:

Our office has two bathrooms. One of them has a shower, the other one even has a bathtub. I’ve never seen anybody bathing in it and have never bathed in it myself, which is a pity. I love taking baths. It’s not the water that...

Bild: optinoo

26.06.2019

“Pharma Parship”

In conversation with Katrin Sirach, provider of the professional partner agency optinoo:

Freedom is the highest good for Katrin Sirach. This might be one reason why she gave up a high-paid job at a pharmaceutical company with a corporate university to jump in the deep end. There, she founded optinoo GmbH in 2017,...

Sven Bauer, mirai medialab © WISTA Management GmbH

26.06.2019

Designing the future

Sven Bauer builds ‘experience models’ in Adlershof:

Two comfortable car seats, a steering wheel, a front window, brakes and an accelerator. Wheels are all that’s missing. This particular vehicle, however, won’t need them. Its route is purely virtual. What it does need is the...

Kurt Winter, IQ Wireless © WISTA Management GmbH

26.06.2019

Create, not manage

What drives entrepreneurs in Adlershof:

The Adlershof campus is one of the most successful technology parks in the country. And for good reasons. The most important are its resourceful, courageous, highly motivated risk-taking entrepreneurs. We wanted to find out...

Lumitos © WISTA Management GmbH

26.06.2019

Workplaces of the future

What will they look like in Adlershof?:

Companies like LUMITOS AG, Sicoya GmbH and kba Architekten und Ingenieure know that ensuring well-being at the workplace and creating spaces for creativity and teamwork are indispensable in today’s work environment. A key...

Erhard Kemnitz, Torsten Mehlhorn und Frank von Heyden im IGZ Adlershof © WISTA Management GmbH

26.06.2019

Neighbourly cooperation and fluoride innovation

How a meeting at a cafeteria resulted in a project to improve fire safety:

Sometimes all you need to advance potentially life-saving innovations is a lateral thinker, two specialists, and a random meet-up at the cafeteria. A typical story from Adlershof. They had been working on various floors of...

Mitutoyo © WISTA Management GmbH

26.06.2019

Japanese cherries and measurement technology

Japanese culture is everywhere at the Adlershof-based branch of the measurement technology company Mitutoyo:

‘Everything started with a calliper,’ says Ralph Streckfuß. The head of the Adlershof-based branch of the Japanese company Mitutoyo puts a curved, grey metallic tool on the table and starts turning on its screw. The tool is...

Olaf Krüger (FBH) © WISTA Management GmbH

25.06.2019

From research into practice

Numerous spin-offs of FBH and BAM prove how cooperation is boosted in Adlershof:

Laser, proteins, plasma – every day a vast network of scientists works to advance research of new and improved products for the benefit of society. Cooperating with the private sector can prove essential for research to come...