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SENTECH Senior Marketing Manager Dr. Bernd Gruska stellte die neue Messlösung vor. Bild: SENTECH


SENperc PV awarded at photovoltaic exhibition in China

SENTECH’s new metrology tool for solar cell production was one of the "Top 10 Highlights" at the SNEC PV Power Expo 2016:

SENTECH presented the new, innovative SENperc PV – a metrology tool for quality control in PERC solar cell manufacturing. Al2O3/SiNx layer stacks and single films for passivation of PERC solar cells are measured. The SENperc...

v.l.: Klaus Hirzel (Geschäftsführer Lufft), Alexa Schick-Hirzel (Marketing Lufft), Ranga Yogeshwar (Journalist, Moderator). Quellenhinweis: KD Busch/compamedia


Lufft joins Germany's innovation elite

Sensor manufacturer ranks among the top 100 companies:

For the twenty-third time, the TOP 100 - Germany’s most innovative small and medium-sized companies - are acclaimed. This year, G. Lufft Mess- und Regeltechnik GmbH belongs to this innovation elite. The Fellbach company...

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Bessel Prize for Prof. Dr. Gabriele Travaglini

45.000 EUR for research at the institute of physics and IRIS Adlershof:

Prof. Dr. Gabriele Travaglini from Queen Mary University London receives the Friedrich-Wilhelm Bessel Prize from the Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation. The prize will enable him to spend one year of research at the...

Leibniz-Präsident Matthias Kleiner, Neysha Lobo Ploch, Walter Gibas, Jens Raß, Tim Kolbe (von links). Bild: Leibniz-Gemeinschaft


Adlershof start-up UVphotonics awarded with Leibniz-Gründerpreis 2016

UV photonics will bring innovative UV-LED technology to market:

FBH's start-up company UVphotonics NT GmbH has been awarded with the Leibniz-Gründerpreis (Founder Award) 2016. The prize is endowed with 50,000 Euro and is intended to help promising start-up companies with their market...


Thomas Elsaesser is the 2016 recipient of the Ellis R. Lippincott Award

Director at the Max-Born-Institute is honored for his seminal research contributions:

Thomas Elsaesser, Director at the Max-Born-Institute and Professor for Experimental Physics at Humboldt University, Berlin, receives the Ellis R. Lippincott Award for his “seminal contributions to the understanding of the...

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Younicos is among 2015’s Top Global Cleantech companies

Energy storage pioneer again recognized as innovation leader:

Younicos is among the 100 most innovative companies for green technologies around the globe. The energy storage pioneer was chosen by the prestigious Cleantech Group from almost 7,000 nominated companies as “best...

Dr. Ulrich von Hülsen (li.), Mitglied der Geschäftsleitung von Pfeiffer Vacuum, übergab den mit 1.000 Euro dotierten Preis an Dr. Andreas Mooser (re.) / Foto: G. Otto, GSI


Award for doctoral research on high-precision measurement of magnetic moment of proton

Pfeiffer Vacuum GmbH and GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH present joint doctoral candidate award:

For the second time, Pfeiffer Vacuum and GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung (GSI Helmholtz Center for Heavy Ion Research) have jointly presented a doctoral candidate award. The recipient is Dr. Andreas Mooser...

Frank Siewert. Foto: HZB


Frank Siewert wins Giovanni Sostero Award

Adlershof scientist honored for achievements in optics metrology:

Frank Siewert was honored in particular for his contributions on the development of latest metrology for Synchrotron Optics. He has “pushed the limits of X-ray optics metrology to an unprecedented level and gave a ...

Alexander Föhlisch. Foto: HZB


From Excited Atoms to Functionality

ERC Advanced Grant Awarded to Alexander Föhlisch:

Under the EU Horizon 2020 Programme for Research and Innovation, Alexander Föhlisch has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant. The physicists is holding a joint appointment at the Institute for Physics and Astronomy of the...

Younicos ISO Certificate. Bild: Younicos


Younicos achieves ISO 9001:2008 certification

One of the first companies in the energy storage industry to reach this level of standardized excellence:

Younicos, a global leader in intelligent grid-scale energy storage solutions, is pleased to announce that it has received ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems certification from the international certification body...

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Financial stimulus for Helmholtz Research

Joint Lab BeJEL receives 1.4 million EUR grant:

The Berlin Joint EPR Laboratory (BeJEL) operated by HZB and Freie Universität Berlin has pulled in six of 27 subprojects within a DFG priority program to address “New Frontiers in Sensitivity for EPR Spectroscopy – from...

Anja Hanßke, Institut für Energietechnik der TU Berlin. Bild: © Adlershof Special


Adlershof to network cold, heat, and regenerative electricity

Primary energy needs shall achieve a 30 percent cut by 2020 in spite of the growth:

About a thousand companies, sixteen research institutes, and nearly 22,000 people are working in Adlershof. The Technology and Science Park is growing – and with it the hunger for energy. Yet all this is to change through...

Xiaozhuo Wang, Gründer von Brilliance Fab Berlin. Bild: © Adlershof Special


Laser technology for the world market

Adlershof Ferdinand-Braun-Institut has pooled its resources with the Chinese company Sino Nitride Semiconductor:

The potential is enormous: With a view to developing products based on German laser technology, the Adlershof Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibniz-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik (FBH) has pooled its resources with the...

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Femto-snapshots of reaction kinetics

International team decodes bonding behaviour of iron pentacarbonyl / Application as a catalyst for storing solar energy:

Following six years’ work, an international team comprising eleven research institutions has been successful in observing precisely how light affects the outer electrons of a metallic compound and activates this compound as a...

Künstliche Katalysatoren ahmen das Prinzip der Photosynthese nach. Grafik: HZB


The path to artificial photosynthesis

HZB researchers describe efficient manganese catalyst capable of converting light to chemical energy:

Scientists at the Helmholtz Center for Materials and Energy (HZB) in collaboration with the School of Chemistry and ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science at Monash University, Australia, have precisely...

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Adlershof Equipment for Nobel Prize Winners

Congratulations to Stefan W. Hell, W.E. Moerner, and Eric Betzig:

PicoQuant congratulates Stefan W. Hell, W.E. Moerner, and Eric Betzig, who have been awarded this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the development of "super-resolved fluorescence microscopy". We are proud to support the...

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Emad Aziz receives Nernst-Haber-Bodenstein-Award

German Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry has honored the Adlershof scientist for outstanding scientific achievements:

On 29. May 2014, the German Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry has honored Prof. Dr. Emad Flear Aziz with the Nernst-Haber-Bodenstein-Award. Aziz is leading research teams at HZB and „Freie Universität Berlin“,  where he...

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Younicos wins GreenTec Award 2014

WEMAG battery park is laureate in the category energy:

Younicos is celebrating a triple achievement. The specialists for intelligent storage and grids have won the GreenTec Award for 2014. Berlin-based Younicos had been nominated in the category energy in recognition of the green...

Pfeiffer Vacuum Katalog „The Vacuum Technology Book“ wurde als bester Industriekatalog ausgezeichnet. Bild: Pfeiffer Vacuum


INKA Award for „The Vacuum Technology Book“

Pfeiffer Vacuum receives award for best industry catalog:

Pfeiffer Vacuum is the winner of the "INKA" 2013 Award for the best catalog in the Print category. The Pfeiffer Vacuum catalog called "The Vacuum Technology Book" won first prize in the "machinery/equipment" sector, and is...

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Adlershof Great Minds

What they research. What they are working on. Why they feel at home in Adlershof:

They invent new materials and technologies, discover smart measuring devices and ensure continued progress in the turnaround of energy policy. their ideas are changing the world and their enthusiasm and courage have...