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Press Release of 16.08.2019

A laser for penetrating waves

The "Landau-level laser" is an exciting concept for an unusual radiation source. It has the potential to efficiently generate so-called terahertz waves, which can be used to penetrate materials as well as for future data transmission. So far …


News of 15.08.2019

... und plötzlich wird alles anders

Zwölf junge Menschen starten im neuen Ausbildungsjahr am HZDR in ihr Berufsleben: Elf Auszubildende beginnen im August in sechs verschiedenen Lehrberufen, außerdem startet ein BA-Student am 1. Oktober sein duales Studium zum Strahlentechniker.


News of 13.08.2019

Stardust in the Antarctic

Every year, several thousand to tens of thousands of tons of cosmic dust shower down on Earth. Most of these tiny particles come from asteroids and comets in our solar system. A small proportion, however, comes from remote stars. The iron-60 …



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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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