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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...

Alexander Nützenadel, HU Berlin © WISTA Management GmbH


What will the future be like?

An economic historian from the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is examining how economic decision-making is affected by expectations:

People who invest their money have concrete expectations: they want to save their money, prevent it from being spent, and expect returns within a certain timeframe. How these expectations affect economic decisions, for...

TruTraTec © WISTA Management GmbH


PhoCatZo, or the fourth step

TruTraTrec is breaking new ground in wastewater treatment:

Mohammed Mehrjouei always knew he wanted to start his own company. ‘I have many ideas,’ says the 41-year-old. Seeking to break new ground in wastewater treatment, Mehrjouei conceived and developed a new photoreactor, which he...

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2nd International Conference on UV LED Technologies & Applications – ICULTA 2020

Two years after the first successful ‘International Conference on UV LED Technologies & Applications (ICULTA)’ the next conference will be held from April 26 to 29, 2020 in Berlin:

Once more, it will bring together pioneers, leaders, and experts from science and industry to discuss latest progress and innovations in the development of UV LEDs and their broad spectrum of applications. The conference is...

Steve Albrecht © HZB


Steve Albrecht wins the 2019 Karl Scheel Prize

The Physikalische Gesellschaft zu Berlin honours the researcher of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin for his work in the field of highly efficient tandem solar cell absorbers made of metal-halide perovskites:

The award will be presented to Prof. Steve Albrecht in Magnus House of the Physikalische Gesellschaft zu Berlin on Friday, June 28, 2019. Albrecht will also deliver a lecture entitled “Highly Efficient Tandem Solar Cell...

Chromicent Chromatografiesystem, Bild: © WISTA


Pharmaceutical service provider from Adlershof Chromicent GmbH offers solution for valsartan problems

Simultaneous detection of nitrosamines and other sartan-related impurities in active pharmaceutical ingredients by supercritical fluid chromatography:

Since July 2018, the pharmacological class of “sartans” has been the subject of considerable media and analytical interest, as it became known that they are contaminated with nitrosamines such as N-nitrosodimethylamine...

Poster session of PicoQuant’s Quantum Symposium. Credit: PicoQuant


PicoQuant’s Quantum Symposium covered a wide range of photonic quantum technologies

Mariella Minder from Cambridge University wins prize for best student talk:

From May 22 to 24, 2019, PicoQuant held its second international symposium on “Single Photon Based Quantum Technologies” in Berlin. The three day event brought together scientists from various areas of quantum technologies to...

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Organic electronics: a novel semiconductor from the family of carbon nitrides

Research teams from HU and HZB have investigated a triazine-based graphitic carbon nitride that is useful in optoelectronic applications:

Research teams from the Humboldt-Universität and the Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin (HZB) have investigated a new material from the family of carbon nitrides. Triazine-based graphitic carbon nitride (TGCN) is a semiconductor that...

Prof. Dr. Jan Lüning, Prof. Dr. Bernd Rech © HZB/P. Dera


New scientific management at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin

As of 1 June 2019, Prof. Dr. Bernd Rech and Prof. Dr. Jan Lüning are the new scientific directors of HZB:

As of 1 June 2019, Prof. Dr. Bernd Rech and Prof. Dr. Jan Lüning are the new scientific directors of Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie. Bernd Rech is responsible for the “Energy and Information” department...

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Accurate Probing of Magnetism with Light

MBI scientists provide the groundwork to interpret spectroscopic signals in dynamic microscopic processes:

Probing magnetic materials with extreme ultraviolet radiation allows to obtain a detailed microscopic picture of how magnetic systems interact with light – the fastest way to manipulate a magnetic material. A team of...


14th International Symposium on Functional π-Electron Systems in the Berlin-Adlershof Science and Technology park

More than 400 participants are expected to attend the conference on June 2nd to 7th, 2019:

The “14th International Symposium on Functional π-Electron Systems” is part of a regular international conference series that began in 1989 in Osaka, Japan. The 14th edition of this series is jointly organized by the...

Turnkey-Lasersystem FBH Adlershof, Bild: ©FBH/


Custom diode lasers and UV LEDs

FBH demonstrates systems for LiDAR & SERDS at Laser World of Photonics:

At Laser World of Photonics, FBH will present its capabilities in diode lasers and UV LEDs. It introduces compact live demonstrators for LiDAR and Raman spectroscopy. Results and advances in UV LEDs will be exhibited by FBH...

HIOS Logo, Screenshot aus dem HIOS-Film © SFB 951


Success in funding of innovative research

Collaborative Research Centre 951 (CRC 951) receives funding by the DFG for another four years:

The Collaborative Research Centre 951 "HIOS - Hybrid Inorganic / Organic Systems for Opto-Electronics" (HIOS) will receive funding for another four years. This was decided by the German Research Foundation (DFG) at this...

HySPRINT-Labor am HZB © HZB/P. Dera


Launch of European Perovskite Initiative EPKI

HZB is participating in the initiative for the development of Perovskite based solar technology:

Perovskite based solar cells have made tremendous progress over the last decade achieving lab-scale efficiencies of 24.2% early 2019 in single-junction architecture and up to 28% in tandem (perovskite associated with...

Silizium-28 Einkristall © IKZ


The NEW KILOGRAM: Powered by Adlershof Technology

Leibniz-Institut für Kristallzüchtung (IKZ) helped to replace original masure by new International System of Units (SI):

In addition to Ampere, Kelvin, Mol and Co., the kilogram also is now defined by a natural constant. In concrete terms, this means that the original kilogram, which has been the measure of all things for 130 years, has now...


New Chief Marketing Officer at PicoQuant

Frederik Siegmann strengthens the company’s aspiration to develop customer-centric solutions:

In September 2018, Frederik Siegmann joined PicoQuant as chief marketing officer to pursue a holistic approach including product management, marketing communication, and brand management. "We are very glad that we were able...

Tomographie einer Lithium-Elektrode. Copyright: M. Osenberg / I. Manke / HZB


3D tomographic imagery reveals how lithium batteries age

Researchers have documented the degradation process of lithium electrodes in detail for the first time:

Lithium batteries lose amp-hour capacity over time. Microstructures can form on the electrodes with each new charge cycle, which further reduces battery capacity. Now an HZB team together with battery researchers from...

Lasertreiber Taiko PDL M1 © PicoQuant


PicoQuant showcases the new Taiko PDL M1 at LASER World of PHOTONICS in Munich

The smart picosecond pulsed laser driver pairs an intuitive interface with unmatched operational flexibility:

During the LASER World of PHOTONICS trade fair taking place in Munich (Germany) from June 24 to 27, 2019, PicoQuant will present the latest additions to its photonics portfolio at booth #216, hall B2. Star of this year’s show...

Zeitlicher Verlauf des Spin- und Bahndrehimpulses von Gd und Fe in der Legierung. Bild: MBI


Laser-driven spin dynamics in ferrimagnets: How does the angular momentum flow?

With “x-ray vision”, MBI scientists observe demagnetization process in different materials:

When exposed to intense laser pulses, the magnetization of a material can be manipulated very fast. Fundamentally, magnetization is connected to the angular momentum of the electrons in the material. A team of researchers led...

Adlershof Journal Mai/Juni 2019 Cover


Adlershof Journal May/June 2019

Getting to the inside of things: The endless possibilities of analytical methods:

Help for asthma patients: Diagnoses by lasers //  Light impulses for isotopes: Conclusive proof of product origin //  Smart forestry: About rangers and woodpile scanners //