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Overview of all news from the Controlled Molecule Imaging Group

Physics in the real world – relationship podcasts on atoms and quanta

27 October 2020

Jochen was guest in two podcasts on scientific basics in a podcast-series on scientific 'advise' for relationships, which are now going online.

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Electrons’ ballet in real time

21 May 2020

Scientists take important step towards quantum molecular movies

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Top 50 Nature Communications physics articles of 2019

12 March 2020

We are delighted that our article "Molecular movie of ultrafast coherent rotational dynamics of OCS" was among the 50 most read articles in Nature Communications in the category Physics in 2019.

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Featured article on x-ray diffractive imaging of controlled gas-phase molecules reveals the molecular structure of 2,5-diiodothiophene

28 February 2020

Structure determines function. This simple statement is the key motivation behind diffraction experiments of small molecules, viruses or bacteria, which are performed in order to understand their function. Featured as Editor's Choice and highlighted in an AIP Scilight.

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Doctoral promotion Linda Thesing

21 February 2020

Linda Thesing successfully defended her doctoral thesis entitled “Alignment and Orientation of Complex Molecules” on Friday 21. February 2020. The disputation took place at the Center for Free-electron Laser Science in Hamburg.

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Strong CMI coverage in DESY research magazine FEMTO

03 February 2020

The FEMTO research magazine covers a wide variety of topics about research on DESY campus. The spectrum ranges from the origins of the universe and the hidden dimensions of the quantum world to live recordings of atoms and molecules in new materials and biological systems.

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Our article was selected as 2019 Editor's Choice Article

31 January 2020

Our article "Atomic-resolution imaging of carbonyl sulfide by laser-induced electron diffraction" was selected as 2019 Editor's Choice Article by the Journal of Chemical Physics. In addition, our collaborator Arnaud Rouzée was awarded the 2020 Editor's Choice award for this joint research work.

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HELIOS: Helmholtz Association and City of Hamburg support German-Swedish graduate school

15 January 2020

The new “Helmholtz-Lund International Graduate School” (HELIOS) is intended to create educational opportunities for doctoral students in Hamburg and Lund to prepare them for a new age in the study of matter on different time and length scales.

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