“Swiss army knife” for electrons wins innovation award

22 November 2019

DESY scientist Dongfang Zhang has been awarded the new Prize for Frontiers of Information Optoelectronics at the International Photonics and Optoelectronics Meeting POEM in Wuhan, China.

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Coupled terahertz device significantly improves electron beam quality

28 June 2019

Scientists at DESY have achieved a new world record for an experimental type of miniature particle accelerator: For the first time, a terahertz powered accelerator more than doubled the energy of the injected electrons.

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Milestone for compact particle accelerators

14 June 2019

The team headed by Andreas Maier from the University of Hamburg and by Franz Kärtner from DESY is presenting its findings in the current issue of Nature Communications.

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Cycle, a DESY spin-off in Femtosecond lasers

29 April 2019

Cycle, a DESY spin-off was founded 3 years ago with the mission of building innovative ultrafast technology for science and industry applications.

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Article featured in femto, The DESY research magazine

01 January 2019

"We want to realise the first X-ray source based on terahertz technology here," explains Franz.

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