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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

Chu Wang
Infection and Structural Biology
Christian Nweze
Photon Science / Nanoscience
Florian Christie
Daniel Marx
Event Calendar
08 May. 2020 to 01 Dec. 2020
Chaired by: Hans-Christian Wille
13 Jul. 2020 to 17 Jul. 2020
Chaired by: Manfred Lindner
Location: Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik
14 Jul. 2020 11:00
Speaker: Yohei Ema (DESY)
14 Jul. 2020 16:45
Speaker: Beate Heinemann (DESY and Freiburg University)
15 Jul. 2020 14:30
Location: build. 2a, SR2
16 Jul. 2020 15:30
Speaker: KUTAK, Krzysztof
Location: CMS meeting room
16 Jul. 2020 to 17 Jul. 2020
Chaired by: Gregor Kasieczka
Speaker: AMRAM, Oz (Institut fuer Experimentalphysik / UHH), CHENG, Taoli
17 Jul. 2020 14:00
Speaker: Ferdinand Schmidt-Kaler (Universität Mainz & Helmholtz Institut Mainz)
17 Jul. 2020 16:00
Speaker: Denis Anielski
Location: DESY-CFEL, Gebäude 99, SR I & II/Foyer, Luruper Chaussee 149, 22761 Hamburg
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