Archive of Announcements 2008

Dec. 15, 2008
Start of construction of the new European XFEL research facility on 8 January 2009 (Dec. 2008)

On December 12, 2008 all the partners involved met at DESY to sign the building contracts for the underground complex of the European XFEL facility. The contracts for the three lots that were called ...

Oct. 31, 2008
Professor Helmut Dosch takes the Chair of the DESY Directorate (Oct. 2008)

Professor Helmut Dosch will become the new Chair of the Directorate of DESY. Solid-state physicist Helmut Dosch, is at present Director of the Max Planck Institute for Metals Research in Stuttgart ...

Oct. 07, 2008
The Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for Jochen R. Schneider (Oct. 2008)

The German Federal President Horst Köhler awarded long-time DESY research director Jochen R. Schneider with the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany ('Bundesverdienstkreuz 1. Klasse') ...

Sep. 06, 2008
PHOTON SCIENCE Newsletter: First issue released (September 2008)

With this new PHOTON SCIENCE Newsletter (summer 2008) we would like to inform all users and colleagues at least twice a year about the unique perspectives coming up at DESY, one of the leading ...

Aug. 19, 2008
Joint Workshop on Detector Development for Future Particle Physics and Photon Science Experiment (October 2008)

Satellite Workshop of the 2008 IEEE NSS/MIC Symposium

Jul. 30, 2008
DORIS III: 'Hidden' Van Gogh painting revealed (July 2008)

Scientists from the TU Delft (Netherlands), University of Antwerp (Belgium), the Kröller-Müller Museum (Netherlands), ESRF (France) and HASYLAB/DESY successfully applied a special technique for ...

Jul. 10, 2008
Joint Research at DESYs Light Sources - Meeting of the “BMBF-Verbundforschung” (July 2008)

More than 120 researchers from universities throughout Germany met at DESY in Hamburg from July 9-11, 2008. Their projects at DESYs photon sources FLASH and PETRA III are funded with 27.5 million ...

Jul. 02, 2008
PETRA III experimental hall - construction site handed over to DESY (July 2008)

On July 1, 2008, exactly one year after the official PETRA III con­struction start, the experimental hall including the outside facilities were handed over to DESY. Silke Pförtner from the general ...

Jun. 27, 2008
FLASH: Ultrafast single-shot diffraction imaging of nanoscale dynamics (June 2008)

Scientists from Lawerence Livermore Nat. Lab. (USA), Standord (USA), Uppsala University (Sweden), University of Duisburg-Essen, University of Oxford, University of California (USA), CFEL and ...

Jun. 19, 2008
Inhouse Research: Hard X Ray Holographic Diffraction Imaging (June 2008)

Scientists from HASYLAB/DESY , together with colleagues from BESSY and ESRF (France), determined the absolute electron density of a lithographically grown nanostructure with 25 nm resolution. L. ...

May. 28, 2008
New THz beamline for pump probe experiments at FLASH (Spring 2008)

The new beam pipe was successfully tested at FLASH in January/February 2008. The nearly 70 metres long beamline transports very long wavelength radiation, so called far infrared/FIR or Terahertz /THz ...

May. 20, 2008
DORIS III: A combination of synchrotron and laboratory X-ray techniques for studying 2D and 3D metal distributions in 'waterfleas' (May 2008)

Scientists from the Ghent University (Belgium), University of Debrecen (Hungary), and HASYLAB/DESY contributed to the study of tissue-specific trace level metal distributions in Daphnia magna. ...

Feb. 15, 2008
"Matter in Coherent Light" - 404. Wilhelm and Else Heraeus-Seminar

17 - 20 March 2008 (in Bad Honnef)

Feb. 14, 2008
HASYLAB Annual Report 2007 online available

In the HASYLAB annual report the research results of in-house and external users are published together with latest information on technical developments and general information on the laboratory. ...

Jan. 31, 2008
Open positions at HASYLAB for students: Diploma, Master and PhD Theses (Jan. 2008)

Students can find a new list of vacancies at HASYLAB (diploma, master and PhD theses) on this website. We would be grateful if you would make this information available to members of your staff and ...

Jan. 31, 2008
Record Attendance at the HASYLAB Users Meeting 2008

Record attendance at the 4 days event at HASYLAB /DESY in Hamburg: about 380 scientists came to DESY to attend several workshops, the HASYLAB and the XFEL users' meetings as well as the colloquium ...

Jan. 11, 2008
GLOMAR Paper Award 2007 for publication on methane hydrate crystallite sizes - measured at DORIS III (Jan. 2008)

The graduate Stephan Klapp of the graduate school GLOMAR - Global change in the marine realm at the University of Bremen received the GLOMAR Paper Award 2007 for his contribution to the outstanding ...