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Press Release of 07.12.2018

Iron-Rich Lamellae in the Semiconductor

There is often a pronounced symmetry when you look at the lattice of crystals: it doesn’t matter where you look – the atoms are uniformly arranged in every direction. This behavior was also to be expected by a crystal, which physicists at the …


Press Release of 29.11.2018

High-Contrast Imaging for Cancer Therapy with Protons

Medical physicist Dr. Aswin Hoffmann and his team from the Institute of Radiooncology – OncoRay at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) are the first researchers worldwide to combine magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with a proton beam …


Press Release of 27.11.2018

Supermikro­skop beobachtet Lithium-Atome auf Wander­schaft

Mit Hilfe des Supermikroskops SALVE konnten Wissenschaftler aus Stuttgart, Ulm und Dresden in atomarer Auflösung zeigen, wie sich Lithium-Ionen bei elektrochemischen Be- und Entladungsprozessen verhalten. Sie haben damit nachgewiesen, wie die …



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Cancer Research in Dresden

Interdisciplinary research is essential to make progress in the fight against cancer. A close cooperation therefore connects the HZDR with the University Hospital and the Technische Universität Dresden at the jointly operated OncoRay Center. Together with the DKFZ in Heidelberg, the three institutions are expanding Dresden to a partner site of the National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT).More

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