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An international research team has succeeded in gaining new insights into the chemical properties of the superheavy element flerovium — element 114 — at the accelerator facilities of the GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung in Darmstadt. The measurements show that flerovium is the most volatile metal in the periodic table. Flerovium is…

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The 19th International Workshop on Polarized Sources, Targets, and Polarimetry (PSTP 2022) will take place from 26 to 30 September 2022 at the Helmholtz Institute Mainz.

 

The workshop has been a tradition for more than 20 years, moving between Europe, USA, and Asia. The scientific program of this workshop includes topics related to spin…

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Mit der 4. Mainzer Science Week bringen die MAINZER WISSENSCHAFTSALLIANZ und die Landeshauptstadt Mainz vom 12. bis 18. September 2022 wieder eine Woche lang die Wissenschaft ins Herz der Stadt. Wie bei allen Angeboten der MAINZER WISSENSCHAFTSALLIANZ steht auch hier im Fokus: Mitmachen, Mitreden, Miterleben! Alle Mainzerinnen und Mainzer sind…

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The HIM Activity Report for the year 2021 is now available.

 

Find out about the research of our sections and many other activities in 2021. 

 

 

 

 

Activity Report 2021

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The first cryostat for the superconducting cw-linear accelerator HELIAC (HElmholtz LInear ACcelerator) has been recently delivered to the HIM lab.

 

All cryogenic components, as RF-cavities and other optical elements, will be assembled to a so called accelerating (cold) string in the HIM clean room and later on integrated into the cryostat. The…

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Simon Lauber and Julian List, both PhD students in the ACID1 section at the Helmholtz Institute Mainz (HIM), have been awarded a "Giersch Excellence Grant" for outstanding scientific work in the thesis project in the past year. The grant includes a funding sum of 2.500 € each.

 

 

The topic of Simon Lauber's PhD thesis is “Advanced numerical and…

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An international team of researchers with key participation from the PRISMA+ Cluster of Excellence at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) and the Helmholtz Institute Mainz (HIM) has published for the first time comprehensive data on the search for dark matter using a worldwide network of optical magnetometers. According to the scientists,…

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The “Erwin Schrödinger Prize 2021 — The Stifterverband Science Award” of the Hermann von Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers goes to an international team at the Helmholtz Institute Mainz HIM, a cooperation of the GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research and the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz: With the cost-effective and…

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Dr. Oliver Noll has received the PANDA PhD Prize 2021

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Internationales Forschungsteam mit Mainzer und Darmstädter Beteiligung misst Formfaktoren des Neutrons mit bisher unerreichter Präzision

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