19 June 2017 · Research Highlight

First atomic structure of an intact virus deciphered with an X-ray laser

An international team of scientists, including researchers from DESY, has for the first time used an X-ray free-electron laser to unravel the structure of an intact virus ...

15 June 2017 · Research Highlight

Organic crystals behave like steel

Scientists, including researchers from DESY,  have been fascinated by thermosalient crystals for some time: when placed on a hotplate, these inconspicuous crystals ...

13 June 2017

Journal of Physics designated Giovanni Cirmi an 'Emerging Leader'

CFEL/DESY scientist Giovanni Cirmi has been identified by the Editorial Board of Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics  as one ...

07 June 2017 · Research Highlight

X-ray analysis reveals unexpected behaviour of silica minerals

With high-pressure experiments at DESY's X-ray light source PETRA III and other facilities, a research team around Leonid Dubrovinsky from the University of Bayreuth has ...


Today - 14:00
Speaker: Ulf Zastrau, European XFEL Schenefeld, Germany
Location: CFEL, Bldg. 99
30 Jun. 2017 - 14:00
Speaker: Linda Young, Argonne National Laboratory & the University of Chicago, Illinois, USA
Location: CFEL, Bldg. 99
07 Jul. 2017 - 14:00
Speaker: Jochen Liske, Hamburg Observatory, Department of Physics, University of Hamburg
Location: CFEL, Bldg. 99
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