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DESY  (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron) is one of the world’s leading accelerator centres. The research centre, which is a member of the Helmholtz Association, develops, builds and operates large accelerator facilities, which it uses to investigate the structure of matter. DESY’s combination of accelerator development, research with photons and particle physics is unique in Europe. All in all, more than 3,000 scientists from 40 countries come to Hamburg each year to work at DESY.

Large-scale research facilities and international projects

The centre’s research programme is not restricted to its large-scale research facilities. DESY is also actively involved in major international projects such as the European XFEL X-ray laser in Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein, the LHC photon accelerator in Geneva, the international neutrino telescope IceCube at the South Pole and the International Linear Collider (ILC). DESY is actively involved in elementary particle physics, astroparticle physics and research with photons. This research involves the development, construction and use of accelerators and detectors. The new radiation sources, the free electron laser FLASHand its upgradeFLASH II, the synchrotron radiation source PETRA III and the European XFEL X-ray laser create unique cooperation opportunities in Hamburg for researchers from a wide variety of scientific disciplines.

For example, the Departments of Biology and Chemistry and the School of Medicine at Universität Hamburg are already using the unique possibilities offered by DESY’s large-scale research facilities. The establishment of the Centre for Structural Systems Biology (CSSB) is further expanding these possibilities, especially in the areas of infection and structural biology research. All of the doctoral candidates at the PIER Helmholtz Graduate School greatly benefit from these large-scale research facilities.

More information at www.desy.de

Jennifer Popp
Particle and Astroparticle Physics
Leonardo Ranasinghe
Linda Vanessa Thesing
Photon Science
Ángel Ferran Pousa
Event Calendar
21 Jan. 2021 to 25 Nov. 2021
Chaired by: Thomas Tschentscher (European XFEL) ; Changbum Kim (PAL-XFEL) et al.
Location: Zoom
14 Jun. 2021 to 18 Jun. 2021
Chaired by: Kartik Ayyer, James Cryan
Location: CFEL
Room: ZOOM
15 Jun. 2021 to 16 Jun. 2021
Chaired by: Patrick Nonn (MSK (Strahlkontrollen)) ; Gohar Ayvazyan (DESY) et al.
Location: DESY Hamburg
Room: online on Zoom
Today - 13:15
Speaker: Qing Chen (FS-PETRA-D (FS-PET-D Fachgruppe P03))
Today - 16:00
Speaker: Gianfranco Bertone (GRAPPA, University of Amsterdam)
Location: DESY Hamburg
Room: Zoom
Today - 16:00
17 Jun. 2021 - 10:00
Speaker: Dieter Bauer (Institute of Physics, University of Rostock)
Location: Location: Zoom virtual meeting https://desy.zoom.us/j/91202137161 (Meeting-ID: 912 0213 7161, Password: 845021)
17 Jun. 2021 - 11:30
Speaker: Aleksandr Chatrchyan (T (Cosmology))
17 Jun. 2021 - 15:00
Speaker: Christoph Weniger (GRAPPA Amsterdam)
18 Jun. 2021 - 14:00
Speaker: Hitoki Yoneda (Institute for Laser Science, University of Electro-Communicatons,Tokyo, Japan)
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