Overview of all news from the Controlled Molecule Imaging Group

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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Sarah Scheitz and Jörn Liedtke started their internships in CMI

03 April 2017

Today Sarah Scheitz and Jörn Liedtke joined the CMI group.

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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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CMI Workshop and Retreat 2017

23 March 2017

On Thursday, March 23rd, the CMI group set out towards Stralsund and towards three days of scientific discussions and social activities, together with invited collaborators - Nadja Doslic, Bas van de Meerakker and Markus Perbandt.

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Thomas Kierspel defended his Doctoral Thesis

03 March 2017

Thomas succesfully defended his PhD Thesis entitled "Ultrafast isomerization dynamics of conformer-selected aligned gas-phase molecules". The disputation took place on March 3rd, 2017 in CFEL. Congratulations Thomas!

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Pau González-Caminal - sucessful defense of Master Thesis

16 February 2017

On Thursday, February 16th, Pau succesfully defended his Master Thesis entitled "Laser Sheet Imaging of Dynamically Focused Ammonia Molecules". Congratulations Pau!

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Jolijn Onvlee succesfully defended doctoral thesis

10 February 2017

Jolijn succesfully defended her PhD Thesis entitled "Unraveling Molecular Collisions: Experiments and Theory". The official ceremony took place on February 10th at the Radboud Universiteit in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Congratulations Jolijn!

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New intern student in CMI - Jean-François Olivieri

07 February 2017

On February 7th, CMI welcomed Jean-François, who will work on his Master project within our group.

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Jolijn Onvlee started as a Post Doc researcher in CMI

01 January 2017

Jolijn joined the CMI group as a postdoctoral researcher in the “imaging chemical dynamics” team.

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