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The Hamburg Centre for Ultrafast Imaging (CUI)

The world is not static. This simple perception directly leads to one of the greatest and most exciting challenges of contemporary science: observing the movement of the elementary building blocks of nature.

Atoms, molecules and electrons move, form bonds between each other and break apart unimaginably fast. Scientists at The Hamburg Centre for Ultrafast Imaging (CUI) want to observe and understand these ultrafast processes directly on the atomic level of detail, so that maybe, one day, they will even be able to control them systematically.

Ultrafast processes in slow motion

Since this undertaking will require the expertise of many disciplines, scientist from Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Medicine have joined forces under the umbrella of the CUI cluster of excellence to study fundamental processes in the field of Photon and Nano Science and thus realising the dream experiment of watching atoms live in action. Additional important features are the promotion of junior researchers as well as a clear focus on gender and families.

More info at www.cui.uni-hamburg.de/en/.

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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