Publications & Acknowledgements


Publications resulting from experimental or theoretical activities at DESY Photon Science are an essential measure of the scientific productivity of our facilities and of utmost importance for the evaluation by funding agencies. Therefore please note: The use of the facilities is only free of charge if the results of your experiments at DESY Photon Science are published according to established standards.

Submission of publication references to DESY Publication Database

In order to keep our publication database as complete and updated as possible we strongly rely on your support. Please register all your publications related to your research activities at DESY Photon Science via DOOR .
All submitted publications are retrievable in the online DESY Publication Database (pubdb) and will be visible on the webpages of the respective beamline.

Acknowledgement to DESY Photon Science

In publications based in total or in part on research carried out at DESY Photon Science, the following note should always be included in the acknowledgements, giving reference to the station(s) used, supporting beamline staff or any other assistance or information as appropriate, e.g. EU contract numbers, proposal numbers.

"We acknowledge DESY (Hamburg, Germany), a member of the Helmholtz Association HGF, for the provision of experimental facilities. Parts of this research were carried out at (1) and we would like to thank (2) for assistance in using (3)."

1FLASH / PETRA III / DESY NanoLab / laboratory / etc
2Name(s) of the local staff who assisted the experiment, in case that they are not co-authors
3Name(s) of the DESY instrumentation used, such as photon beamline(s)/ off-line instrument / support laboratory / laser system / major software package, etc.

A similar acknowledgement should be included in conference presentations, proceedings and any other public presentation of your results. Researchers must observe the principles of integrity in scientific research, such as fairness in providing references and giving credit.

Acknowledging financial support for travel

If your group has received financial support from the EU (further details) or DESY, please acknowledge this support in your publication as well.