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11.03.2014

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...

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10.03.2014

Adlershof Dissertation Prize for Martin Hempel

Der Physiker promovierte über Defektmechanismen in Hochleistungs-Diodenlasern:

The three finalists who were competing against one another on 13 February really were the academic elite. All three of them completed their dissertation in Adlershof in the past 18 months. In order to win the Adlershof...

Weltrekordwert für die Leerlaufspannung für c-Si auf Glas. Bild: HZB

20.02.2014

Next generation technology of thin film silicon on glass

Demonstration of a world record value for the open-circuit voltage of 582 mV for c-Si on glass by HZB researchers:

MASDAR PV and HELMHOLTZ-ZENTRUM Berlin have strengthened their R&D partnership, focusing resources on development of next generation thin film Si technology. After successful cooperation in the development of Masdar PV´s...

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17.02.2014

Dr. Martin Hempel receives the Adlershof Dissertation Prize 2013

On February 13, the Adlershof Dissertation Award was granted to Dr. Martin Hempel of the Max-Born-Institute (MBI). In competition with two other nominees and according to the jury's unanimous opinion, he presented best his...

20.12.2013

Adlershof Scientists in the Top 10 of Physics 2013

MBI achieves breakthrough with observation of hydrogen atoms:

The top 10 breakthroughs in physics in 2013 have been announced today. Director Marc Vrakking of the Max Born Institute, Phd-student Aneta Stodolna from FOM Institute AMOLF in the Netherlands, and colleagues from Europe and...

Dr. Sebastian Brückner untersuchte Silizium- und Germaniumsubstrate für Hochleistungssolarzellen.

12.12.2013

Producing high performance solar cells at lower cost

Dr. Sebastian Brückner graduates “summa cum laude” on solar cells made from III-V semiconductors:

Solar cells made from III-V semiconductors achieve the highest efficiency of all solar cells. Researchers recently celebrated a new world record in which HZB was involved: They successfully developed a solar cell that reaches...

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13.11.2013

Successful story for WESTT SOLUTIONS

Engine manufacturer Price Induction installed an educational engine bench at the NASA in Cleveland:

The success of the WESTT educational tools of the engine manufacturer Price Induction is now established worldwide: the virtual engine test bench WESTT CS/BV has just been installed at the NASA in the USA, at the University...

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31.10.2013

Pfeiffer Vacuum receives an important development contract for the ITER fusion reactor

Developing new vacuum pumps essential for the fusion reactor:

Pfeiffer Vacuum has been awarded an important contract to develop special vacuum pumps for the ITER fusion reactor. With their bid, Pfeiffer Vacuum successfully managed to win out over well-known international competitors...

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26.11.2012

Innovation Prize Berlin Brandenburg 2012 was awarded to LUM

Perfect or poor? The award-winning Adhesion Analyser LUMiFrac will find out:

The Innovation Prize Berlin Brandenburg 2012 was awarded to LUM GmbH for the new Adhesion Analyser LUMiFrac®. Adhesive and tensile strength of composite materials, multi-layer films and bonded parts are determined online by...

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12.04.2012

Space Technology Hall of Fame Award for IQ Wireless and DLR

Successfull Fire-Watch System :

Space Foundation congratulates on the IQ Wireless’  innovative efforts which resulted in the selection of the FireWatch for induction into the 2012 Space Technology Hall of Fame.  IQ Wireless’ role in the successful...

Rotes Licht eines Laserpointers wird beim Durchgang durch die Flüssigkeit des photochemischen Hochkonverters in energiereiches gelbes Licht umgewandelt. Quelle: University of Sydney, Australien, Quelle: University of Sydney, Australien

29.02.2012

HZB: Photochemical Turbo Power for Solar Cells

How organic molecules make yellow light from red:

Modern silicon solar cells achieve a maximum efficiency of around 25 percent. Researchers around the world are running a race to increase this efficiency even further. However, a natural limit exists at around 30 percent...

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01.12.2011

Younicos to receive "European Solar Prize 2011"

Recognition for developing world’s first renewable energy system for Azorean island of Graciosa :

Younicos is to receive the "European Solar Prize 2011" for the development of the world's first energy system based on up to 100 percent renewable energy for the Azorean island of Graciosa. In its commendation, the European...

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20.09.2011

An eyecatcher for Adlershof

Sitac Parc in Adlershof is intended to combine commercial space with first-class sports and leisure businesses in an 85,000 square metres area situated on Teltow Canal, thus adding to the urbanity of the science location. ...

29.09.2011

New Innovative Solar Roof System from SOLON and Tata Steel

SOLbond Integra 10kg/qm & 155 Wp/qm :

SOLON and Tata Steel are pleased to introduce the innovative photovoltaic system SOLON ‘SOLbond Integra’. The system consists of high efficiency SOLON PV modules weighing less than 10 kg/m2; a pre-finished steel roof system...

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21.09.2011

Jenoptik is expanding its laser production at Berlin Adlershof

10 million EUR investment:

Jenoptik is expanding its laser production at the Berlin site as a result of high customer demand and is positioning as one of the market and technology leaders. The Group is to invest around 10 million euros as the existing...

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12.09.2011

Berlin resident is Europe's first ever finalist in Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking

Olivia Schofield rises above a pool of 30,000 contestants to reach top nine :

Olivia Schofield of Berlin is Europe's first Toastmaster finalist in its 85 year history. 30,000 Toastmasters from 116 countries competed  to become the World Champion of Public Speaking. 81 semi-finalist competed in Las...

31.08.2011

Particle characterization made by LUM opens new horizons

LUM presents innovations during PSA 2011 conference in Edinburgh:

LUM GmbH, Germany, welcomes all visitors to the Particulate Systems Analysis (PSA) 2011 conference in Edinburgh, Scotland to present innovations considerably simplifying the particle characterization in industry, research and...

29.08.2011

Operation starts at new solar module factory

Global Solar Energy produces most efficient flexible modules in the world:

 Thin-film manufacturer Global Solar Energy this month has commissioned its new production facility. Flexible modules that are currently the most efficient of their kind worldwide are now manufactured at the site in...

10.08.2011

Forth Dimension Displays at the National Museum of Scotland

The HMD now takes pride of place and can be found on level 1 of the museum:

Chambers Street in Edinburgh came alive last week in celebration of the re-opening of the National Museum of Scotland. The street was transformed with dancers, drummers and a dinosaur to boot and the launch evening, a huge...

20.06.2011

Forth Dimension Displays introduce Replicating Reality™ to Japan at IVR Expo

Definitely one to watch in consumer entertainment...:

Forth Dimensions Displays (ForthDD) is to exhibit at this year’s IVR 3D and Virtual Reality Expo, which will be held from June 22-24, at Tokyo International Exhibition Center (Tokyo Big Sight). At the expo, ForthDD will...