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CUI Arts & Science Exhibition "reloaded" in Hamburg City Hall from 8. to 23. August 2017

28 July 2017

Due to the positive response, the exhibition "Arts & Science" (by the cluster of excellence "The Hamburg Center for Ultrafast Imaging" (CUI) of the Universität Hamburg) is on display again in the foyer of Hamburg City Hall from the 8th to the 23rd of August 2017.

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Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship awarded to Jolijn Onvlee

27 July 2017

Jolijn Onvlee, postdoctoral researcher in the Controlled Molecule Imaging Group, was awarded a prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship for her research proposal regarding the hydrogen bond dynamics in indole-water.

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Yuan-Pin Chang is appointed as Assistant Professor at the National Sun Yat-Sen University in Taiwan

25 July 2017

Dr. Yuan-Pin Chang, former postdoctoral scientist in the CFEL Controlled Molecule Imaging group, accepted an Assistant Professorship position at the National Sun Yat-Sen University in Taiwan. He starts his independent research group in the Department of Chemistry focusing on research in physical and atmospheric chemistry.

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New publications on improved control of cold complex molecules

30 June 2017

Our publications entitled "Time-dependent analysis of the mixed-field orientation of molecules without rotational symmetry" and "Improved spatial separation of neutral molecules" have been accepted and published in the Journal of Chemical Physics.

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Visit of European Research Council president Bourguignon in Hamburg City Hall

19 June 2017

On the occasion of “Europe Week 2017” the Hamburg Ministry for Science (BWFG) hosts a ceremony in the Hamburg city hall on 19 June 2017, with European Research Council (ERC) President Prof. Jean-Pierre Bourguignon.

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Arts & Science 2017 exhibition in Hamburg town hall

01 June 2017

Scientific art from the Center for Ultrafast Imaging will be shown in an exhibit in the Hamburg City Hall (Rathaus), including multiple contributions from the CMI group.

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New publications on FLASH-Coulomb-explosion imaging of controlled difluoroiodobenzene molecules

15 May 2017

Our publication entitled “Alignment, Orientation, and Coulomb Explosion of Difluoroiodobenzene Studied with the Pixel Imaging Mass Spectrometry (PImMS) Camera” has been published in the Journal of Chemical Physics.

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Europa Woche Hamburg – COMOTION – an example of the prestigeous european financial support for research

05 May 2017

With the highly endowed grants of the European Research Council, top scientists from the field of fundamental research and pioneering research are awarded. Hamburg scientists are successful with their applications and so far have received a total of 50 ERC grants and funds of almost 85 million euros. One of them, Jochen Küpper, has received 2 million euros from the ERC for his research project COMOTION.

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Wissen vom Fass — Science on Tap, reloaded

27 April 2017

Jochen Küpper gave an entertaining presentation on "directing the molecular movie" to a general-public audience in tba||tobeannnounced on Thursday, 27. April 2017 at 19:00 h. Within the project Wissen vom Fass, Jochen Küpper discussed (not only) our CMI research with an interested audience over a glas of beer in this cute bar in Hamburg Ottensen.

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Jolijn Onvlee receives Dutch physics outreach award

07 April 2017

Every year, the Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde (NTvN), the Dutch Journal of Physics, by the Nederlandse Natuurkundige Vereniging (Netherlands' Physical Society) has a contest for PhD students and recently graduated postdocs to write an article on their dissertation that should be understandable for a broad public – the Dutch people interested in physics.

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New publication on the characterization of gas-flow from aerosol injectors in the Journal of Applied Physics

31 March 2017

Our paper entitled "Characterizing gas flow from aerosol particle injectors" has been published in the Journal of Applied Physics. We show the detection of helium gas emerging from one of our aerosol injectors down to absolute number densities of 4×1016 cm-3, essentially measuring the local pressure inside a vacuum chamber with a spatial resolution of ~2 µm.

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Helmholtz research grant for Daniel Horke

01 January 2017

Daniel Horke has been awarded a research grant of €200,000 from the Impuls und Vernetzungsfond (IVF) of the Helmholtz Association.

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