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Press Release of 06.01.2022

Artificial lightning to prompt nuclear fusion: Fusion processes can be triggered by pulsed electric fields

Pulsed electric fields, such as the ones caused by lightning strikes, manifest themselves as voltage spikes, posing a destructive threat to electronic components and causing considerable damage. Scientists from the Helmholtz-Zentrum …


Press Release of 03.01.2022

Bringing the Sun into the lab: Liquid-metal experiment provides insight into the heating mechanism of the Sun's corona

Why the Sun's corona reaches temperatures of several million degrees Celsius is one of the great mysteries of solar physics. A "hot" trail to explain this effect leads to a region of the solar atmosphere just below the corona, where …


Highlight of 22.12.2021

We wish you a Merry Christmas…

At the end of an exciting and challenging year we wish all collaboration partners and research friends relaxing holidays and a good start into a happy, successful and above all healthy new year 2022. From December 23, 2021 to January 2, 2022 …



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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