18 July 2016 · Research Highlight

Scientists X-ray the most abundant mineral of Earth

Using DESY's bright X-ray light source PETRA III, a team of scientists has discovered unexpected facts about the most abundant mineral on Earth. The mineral bridgmanite ...

07 July 2016

New focused ion beam strengthens nano and high-pressure science

A new “nano scalpel” enables scientists at DESY to prepare samples or materials with nanometre precision while following the process with a scanning electron ...

27 June 2016 · Research Highlight

Study at PETRA III: Arsenic accumulates in the nuclei of plants’ cells

Toxic arsenic initially accumulates in the nuclei of plants’ cells. This has been revealed by an X-ray examination of the aquatic plant rigid hornwort ...

01 June 2016 · Research Highlight

Ironing out the mystery of Earth’s magnetic field

The earth's magnetic field has been existing for at least 3.4 billion years thanks to the low heat conduction capability of iron in the planet's core. This is the ...


14 Sep. 2016 to 16 Sep. 2016
Location: FLASH Seminar room
14 Sep. 2016 - 17:00
Location: Petra III Experimental hall (Bldg. 46g)
16 Nov. 2016 to 18 Nov. 2016
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