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Press Release of 02.02.2023

Precise X-ray thermo­meter for warm dense mat­ter

Warm dense matter (WDM) measures thousands of degrees in temperature and is under the pressure of thousands of Earth's atmospheres. Found in numerous places throughout the universe, it is expected to have beneficial applications on …


Press Release of 31.01.2023

Magnetic sandwich mediating between two worlds: Scientists couple terahertz radiation with spin waves

An international research team led by the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) has developed a new method for the efficient coupling of terahertz waves with much shorter wavelengths, so-called spin waves. As the experts …


News of 31.01.2023

Nobel laureate Donna Strickland to visit Dresden

Prof. Donna Strickland is considered a pioneer in the research field of pulsed lasers. For her method of the so-called chirped pulse amplification, she received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2018 – as the third woman to do so in history. In the …



Solidarity with the Ukrainian people

There is no justification for Russia's military attack on Ukraine on February 24, 2022. As an international research center, the HZDR condemns this blatant breach of international law. We reject any use of force to resolve political issues. The people of Ukraine – and especially our research partners there – can count on our solidarity. We call on the Russian government to end all military action immediately and we will support Russian civilians in their position against this senseless war.More

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