10 August 2022

DESY launches new Website for PETRA IV

It is the outstanding future project of DESY and a central pillar of the future vision "Science City Hamburg Bahrenfeld": the planned X-ray light source PETRA IV. With comprehensive information, images, videos ...

26 July 2022 · Research Highlight

Salutary delay in the reaction of crystal atoms to avalanche of photons

Using X-ray laser pulses, the structure of matter can be studied with previously unprecedented accuracy. However, the pulses are so intense that they destroy the sample being irradiated. Notwithstanding, an ...

12 July 2022 · Research Highlight

Research team investigates nano-crystals for greater strength of sandstone at DESY

Many historical buildings were built of limestone, such as Vienna's St. Stephen's Cathedral. Limestone is easy to work with, but does not withstand weathering well. It consists mainly of calcite minerals that ...

11 July 2022 · Research Highlight

Study at PETRA III on toxic soil

When exposed to fire, chromium compounds in the soil can transform from harmless chemical forms into potentially toxic time bombs, a research team from the University of Bari “Aldo Moro” and the ...


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