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Quantum technology on its way into society: In the joint project DiaQNOS, researchers from JGU and the Helmholtz Institute Mainz are developing quantum sensors to improve brain tumor surgery.

 

Removing a brain tumor presents surgeons with special challenges: They must remove the tumor, but without damaging healthy brain tissue. Among other…

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A PhD student in the MAM section, Till Lenz, has successfully defended his PhD Thesis on 05.10.2022, graduating with Summa Cum Laude distinction.

 

Till works on physics and applications of color centers in diamond. His results include magnetic microscopy of flux vortices in high-temperature superconductors and development of new measurement…

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An international team at the Helmholtz Institute Mainz (HIM), a branch of the GSI Helmholtzzentrum in cooperation with the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU), has received the “Erwin Schrödinger Prize — Science Award of the Stifterverband” of the year 2021 for important advances in the field of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The award…

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Vom 12. bis 18.09.2022 fand die 4. Mainzer Science Week statt, die von der Mainzer Wissenschaftsallianz und der Landeshauptstadt Mainz veranstaltet wurde. Die Forschungssektion SPECF (Spectroscopy and Flavour) des HIM hat sich mit zwei Veranstaltungen beteiligt.

 

Eine unterhaltsame und lehrreiche Fahrt erlebten die Gäste der Mainzer Science Tram…

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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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