Archive of Announcements 2006

Dec. 01, 2006
HASYLAB Users Meeting: Jan. 26, 2007 (and Satellite Meetings: Jan. 25) at DESY in Hamburg

All users and colleagues are very welcome to participate in this meeting and to present a poster! If you intend to come to the HASYLAB users' meeting please register in advance. On Thursday ...

Nov. 13, 2006
DESY's free-electron laser FLASH illuminates the nano-world

Experiments with ultra-short X-ray laser pulses open up new era in structural research

Oct. 27, 2006
XFEL and FLASH are part of a Roadmap of the European Union

The European XFEL facility is one of the 35 projects which form the recently published roadmap of the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI). A second project is named IRUVX-FEL ...

Oct. 20, 2006
Submissions to the 2006 HASYLAB Annual Report

Deadline: Nov. 30, 2006

Sep. 07, 2006
World Record at FLASH: the free-electron laser at DESY delivers highest power at shortest wavelengths and reaches water window!

In the worldwide competition towards the highest laser power at the shortest wavelengths, the FLASH facility at the DESY research center in Hamburg established a new world record. In operation, the ...

Sep. 07, 2006
Distinction for Two DESY Physicists: FEL Prize 2006 goes to Jörg Rossbach and Evgueni Saldin

Jörg Rossbach (professor at the University of Hamburg) and Evgueni Saldin (physicist at DESY) have been working on the optimization of shortwave free-electron lasers at DESY for several years. Their ...

Aug. 18, 2006
Call for Expressions of Interest to develop and deliver large area pixellated X-ray detectors (Deadline Sept. 30)

This is a call to the international detector development community for Expressions of Interest (EoI) to develop, construct and deliver one or more of the large area pixellated X-ray detectors needed ...

Jun. 20, 2006
Scientists from EMBL and MPIIB reveal structure of a key tuberculosis protein

Tuberculosis remains one of the deadliest threats to public health. Every year two million people die of the disease, which is caused by the microorganism Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Roughly one ...

May. 08, 2006
Start of 2nd Measuring Period at FLASH

After the positive results of the first measuring period, the – mostly external – users of DESY’s new free-electron laser FLASH (formerly VUV-FEL) are starting today into the second measuring ...

Apr. 20, 2006
Free-Electron Laser VUV-FEL renamed FLASH: Free-Electron LASer in Hamburg

Stimulated by the users of the VUV-FEL and the first exciting results obtained, the suggestion was made to find a compact name for the facility which is more attractive and easier to pronounce in ...

Mar. 28, 2006
First Measuring Period at DESY’s New Free-Electron Laser VUV-FEL Successfully Concluded

The first measuring period for external users at the new X-ray radiation source VUV-FEL at DESY in Hamburg has been successfully concluded. Since its official startup in August 2005, a total of 14 ...

Feb. 20, 2006
Call for Letters of Intent for new experiments at the VUV-FEL: Deadline April 1, 2006

The VUV-FEL at DESY, the first free-electron laser built for the vacuum-ultraviolet and soft X-Ray region, has started user operation in August 2005. Currently the FEL is working at 32 nm wavelength ...

Feb. 03, 2006
The People’s Republic of China Plans to Participate in the European X-ray Laser Project XFEL

Within the framework of the meeting of the international XFEL Steering Committee in Berlin, today two representatives of the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Science and Technology signed ...

Feb. 02, 2006
DESY Online Office for Research with Photons

New User Online Office for Submission of Proposals: DOOR (DESY Online Office for Research with Photons) Link to DOOR