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Press Release of 07.01.2021

Solstice: Liquid metals for energy storage

Reliable and economical systems for storing large amounts of energy are needed for industrial nations such as Germany to succeed in making strides toward a regenerative energy supply. An international team led by Tom Weier and Norbert Weber from …


Press Release of 05.01.2021

Strahlen­der Helfer: HZDR und ROTOP stellen Radionuklid für Medikament zur Parkinson-Diagnostik her

Die Parkinson-Krankheit ist nach Demenz die zweithäufigste Nervenerkrankung weltweit. Allein in Deutschland sind nach Angaben der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Parkinson und Bewegungsstörungen etwa 400.000 Menschen erkrankt. Parkinson ist zwar nicht …


Press Release of 17.12.2020

Power boost thanks to gold lamellae: Research team develops new material system to con­vert and generate terahertz waves

On the electromagnetic spectrum, terahertz light is located between infrared radiation and microwaves. It holds enormous potential for tomorrow’s technologies: Among other things, it might succeed 5G by enabling extremely fast …



No space for discrimination

The Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) condemns all forms of discrimination and racism. "In no area of our society can we tolerate or simply condone exclusion based on ethnic origin, skin color, nationality, religion, culture, age, disability, sexual identity, gender or pregnancy", emphasizes HZDR’s Scientific Director, Prof. Sebastian M. Schmidt.More

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