Scientific program of ELBE

The radiation source ELBE is the largest and most versatile research instrument of the HZDR. The electron beam of the superconducting linear accelerator delivers different kinds of secondary radiation for various research purposes from materials science up to medicine.

Research Sector Health

Metaphase der Brustdrüsenepithelzelllinie

Radiation induced cell damage

Research Sector Energy

liquid lead radiator of nELBE 2Radiation induced transmutation

Research Sector Matter

Spectroscopy setupFEL-based semiconductor spectroscopy

THzstreakingHigh-field THz driven dynamics

Materialforschung mit PositronenMaterials research with positrons

Accelerator Research and Developement (ARD)

SRF-Gun Design CryostatSuperconducting RF Gun

SRF-Gun Design CryostatLaser - ion acceleration

SRF-Gun Design CryostatLaser - electron acceleration
Thomson scattering and optical undulators

Discrete 100_1TH- based diagnostic of quasi-cw accelerator-based photonsources


Opt. SynchronizationOptical Synchronization