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The DESY research centre is one of the world’s leading facilities for building and operating large particle accelerators. DESY and Universität Hamburg have closely collaborated on accelerator research for decades now. Together, the two partners develop new technologies and study accelerator physics at existing facilities. The partnership has led to the creation of the new Voss-Wideröe Centre for Accelerators. Current research topics include ring accelerators for synchrotron radiation sources, electron sources with pulse lengths in the attosecond to femtosecond range, new types of plasma accelerators and superconducting linear accelerators for free-electron lasers and particle physics colliders. Postgraduate positions are offered for doctoral candidates working on accelerator theory and on numerous experimental topics.

Research Groups

Jennifer Popp
Particle and Astroparticle Physics
Leonardo Ranasinghe
Linda Vanessa Thesing
Photon Science
Ángel Ferran Pousa
Event Calendar
08 Sep. 2022 to 27 Oct. 2022
Chaired by: Stefanie Tepass (PIER (PIER))
Location: DESY Campus Bahrenfeld
Room: Building 3, Room SRBAH2
04 Oct. 2022 - 13:15
Speaker: David Canelo (Helmholtz-Zentrum hereon GmbH)
Location: Online
04 Oct. 2022 - 16:00
Chaired by: Carl Mikael Berggren (FLC (FTX Fachgruppe SLB)) ; Juergen Reuter (T (Phenomenology))
Location: DESY Hamburg
Room: Seminar Room 2, Bldg. 2a
05 Oct. 2022 to 07 Oct. 2022
Speaker: Carl Mikael Berggren (FLC (FTX Fachgruppe SLB)) ; Daniel Jeans (KEK) et al.
Location: DESY Hamburg
Room: Auditorium
05 Oct. 2022 to 07 Oct. 2022
Location: Maritim Hotel, Timmendorfer Strand
Room: ball room
05 Oct. 2022 - 09:00
Chaired by: Mirko Siemssen (PIER (PIER))
Location: link will follow
Room: online
05 Oct. 2022 to 07 Oct. 2022
Location: DESY
Room: Auditorium
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