16 May 2018 · Research Highlight

Worlds strongest bio-material outperforms steel and spider silk

At DESY's X-ray light source PETRA III, a team led by Swedish researchers has produced the strongest bio-material that has ever been made. The artifical, but bio-degradable ...

16 May 2018 · Research Highlight

Worlds fastest water heater - 100,000 degrees in 0.000 000 000 000 075 seconds

Scientists, also from DESY, have used a powerful X-ray laser to heat water from room temperature to 100,000 degrees Celsius in less than a tenth of a picosecond (millionth of a ...

09 May 2018 · Research Highlight

X-ray laser opens new view on Alzheimer proteins

A new experimental method, designed by DESY scientists, permits the X-ray analysis of amyloids, a class of large, filamentous biomolecules which are an important hallmark of diseases ...

02 May 2018 · Research Highlight

Freeze-framing nanosecond movements of nanoparticles

A team of scientists from DESY, the Advanced Photon Source APS and National Accelerator Laboratory SLAC, both in the US, have developed and integrated a new method for monitoring ...


01 Jun. 2018 - 14:00
Speaker: Roberto Merlin, Department of Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Location: CFEL SR I-III (Bldg. 99)
08 Jun. 2018 - 14:00
Speaker: Paolo Radaelli, Department of Physics, University of Oxford
Location: CFEL SR I-III (Bldg. 99)
15 Jun. 2018 - 14:00
Speaker: Katharina Kohse-Höinghaus, Bielefeld University, Department of Chemistry, Germany
Location: CFEL SR I-III (Bldg. 99)
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01 Jun. 2018 - 12:00
Location: FLASH SemR
15 Jul. 2018 to 20 Jul. 2018
Location: To be advised
20 Jul. 2018 - 08:00
Location: seminar room 4a
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