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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
Parisa Bayat
Jhilik Majumdar
Particle and Astroparticle Physics
Event Calendar
Today - 14:15
Speaker: Ruth Britto (Trinity College Dublin)
Location: SR2
24 Jan. 2020 11:00
Speaker: Tim Stefaniak (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY)
24 Jan. 2020 14:00
Speaker: Siegfried Glenzer (Stanford University, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, CA, USA)
Location: CFEL SR I-III (Bldg. 99)
24 Jan. 2020 14:30
Speaker: Jürgen Schmitt (Universität Hamburg)
Location: Bldg. 2a, SR 2
27 Jan. 2020 to 28 Jan. 2020
Chaired by: Gennaro Miele
Speaker: Dr. LISI, Eligio (University of Naples Federico II), Prof. MIELE, Gennaro
Location: 2G26-2G27
27 Jan. 2020 to 28 Jan. 2020
Chaired by: Motoaki Nakatsutsumi
Location: XTOB E1.01
27 Jan. 2020 15:00
Speaker: Bradley Kavanagh (GRAPPA Amsterdam)
Location: SR2
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