Tomography shows high potential of copper sulphide solid-state batteries

Researchers from HZB, Hereon, HU and BAM succeed in observing solid-state batteries during charging and discharging:

Solid-state batteries enable even higher energy densities than lithium-ion batteries with high safety. A team led by Prof. Philipp Adelhelm and Dr. Ingo Manke succeeded in observing a solid-state battery during…


New at HZB: Tomography lab for AI-assisted battery research

Federal Ministry of Research and Education is funding the "TomoFestBattLab" project with 1.86 million euros:

At HZB, a laboratory for automated X-ray tomography on solid-state batteries is being set up. The special feature: 3D data during charge/discharge processes (operando) can be evaluated quickly and in a more versatile…


Berlin becomes a transfer region for green chemistry

Funding of €10 million for GreenCHEM concept to develop the capital region into an international hotspot for deep tech innovations in chemistry:

To set up an ecosystem for the transfer in the field of green chemistry, the five initial partners (Technische Universität Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, BERLIN-CHEMIE AG and…


Adlershof Thesis Award 2022

Proposals can be submitted until 1 November!:

Since 2002, IGAFA, together with the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and the WISTA Management GmbH have awarded the Adlershof Thesis Award. Young researchers are awarded for outstanding scientific achievements in the…


Data library for material researchers

The FAIRmat consortium is creating a platform for FAIR research data in materials science:

Terabytes of data: The aim of the FAIRmat consortium is not only to preserve the results and publications of materials research, but also the measurement data generated on the way there. In addition to avoiding…


Dr. Sven Ramelow was awarded an Einstein Junior Fellowship

The Einstein Foundation Berlin supports the HU scientist's research in the field of quantum optics:

The experimental physicist and head of the Emmy Noether junior research group "Nonlinear Quantum Optics", Dr. Sven Ramelow, is doing research in the project "Sensors with entangled photons in the middle infrared" at…


“Do not tarry, water carry”

The Einstein Research Unit “Climate and Water under Change” is sketching out the future of water in Berlin and Brandenburg in cooperation with the public:

Water as a resource in rural areas, the city, the ecosystem, and as part of municipal wastewater management: The research platform “Climate and Water under Change” (CliWaC) is bringing in the public to tackle the…


Successful "Women in Natural Science School 2022 – Energy for (your) future"

30 scientists from 14 countries held meeting in Blossin:

About 30 women of 14 different nationalities from all career levels who are active in different areas of natural sciences – from astrophysics to biochemistry, and from environmental science to mechanical engineering –…


Opening of the AdMaLab at IRIS Adlershof

The incubator programme for materials science start-ups encourages interdisciplinary cooperation:

On 12 May 2022, representatives of INAM e.V. and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin welcomed numerous guests from business, politics, research and teaching to the opening event of the incubator programme “AdMaLab – The…


Humboldt-Universität calls for donations

Sponsorship programme for students, doctoral candidates and researchers who have fled Ukraine:

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU) is very concerned to make it easier for the many refugee students, doctoral candidates and researchers from Ukraine to arrive in Germany. For this reason, Humboldt-Universität has…


Tropical dry forests are disappearing rapidly around the globe

Researchers from HU and Université Catholique de Louvain publish comprehensive global study on dry forest deforestation process in Nature Sustainability:

Dry tropical forests are important ecosystems, yet these forests are increasingly threatened, a new study discovers. An innovative approach to characterize how deforestation took place since 2000 showed that more than…


Eliminating harmful antibodies

Researchers of the “reCOVer” project, funded by the ministry of education, are testing a substance against Long Covid:

The infection is over – but the symptoms remain. Researchers worldwide are looking at where Long Covid comes from and what can be done against it. One of the triggers is an immune response gone off the rails. All…


HU researchers develop a light amplifier for efficient fiber optic networks

The nano-repeater has succeeded in amplifying light in a glass fiber in just one direction:

Today, optical fibers are the backbone of our information society. However, in order to transmit data over long distances using light in fiber optic networks, the light must be amplified regularly to compensate for…


Ukraine: how can the scientific community help scholars at risk?

IRIS Adlershof member Michael J. Bojdys explains cooperative measures to support refugees:

In the first 19 days following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, 6,300 Ukrainian scientists moved abroad. Michael J. Bojdys, member of IRIS Adlershof, has been a member of the Advisory Board of the…


The work psychologist

Franziska Kößler investigates employment and health:

Infection or job loss, what is more frightening? Do I feel inspired and enriched by cultural diversity? These are but some of the issues that Franziska Kößler deals with in her everyday academic life. What emotions do…

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