Center for Free-Electron Laser Science

CFEL Building

The CFEL building on the DESY-Campus in Hamburg.

CFEL building

Interior view of the CFEL Building - with seminar rooms and CFEL Café etc.


DESY, the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, and the University of Hamburg established together the Center for Free-Electron Laser Science (CFEL) on the Hamburg University site next to the PETRA III experimental hall 'Max von Laue'.

CFEL focuses on developing and exploiting the scientific applications of the new radiation sources with outstanding properties. CFEL brings together all disciplines necessary to perform an adaquate research effort on the global scale.

CFEL has and will further contribute to the necessary training and education to ensure the dissemination of the knowledge generated into the academic and technological communities.

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