Overview of all news from the Controlled Molecule Imaging Group

Carey Foster PhD prize awarded to Alec Owens

28 October 2017

Alec Owens, postdoctoral researcher in the Controlled Molecule Imaging group, has been awarded the Carey Foster PhD Prize for outstanding postgraduate physics research in the Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Positron Physics (AMOPP) group at University College London (UCL).

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Guang Yang joins CMI as PhD Student

12 October 2017

Guang starts from October 2017 as a PhD student in the CMI Theory Team.

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Andrei Duchko - new PhD Student joins CMI

10 October 2017

Andrei Duchko joins the CMI Theory Team as a graduate student. His research focuses on fundamental properties of water: its physics and chemistry.

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Ahmed Al-Refaie joins the CMI group as a postdoctoral fellow

01 October 2017

Ahmed joins the the CMI group as a new post doctoral researcher and DAQ expert.

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Armando Estillore joins the CMI group as a postdoctoral fellow

08 September 2017

Armando joins the the CMI COMOTION team as a new postdoctoral researcher.

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Amine Gourram joins CMI as Doctoral Student

01 August 2017

Amine starts from August 2017 as a PhD student in the CMI COMOTION team.

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Nicolai Pohlmann joins CMI as Technician

01 August 2017

Nicolai supports as a technician from August 2017 researchers in the CMI COMOTION team.

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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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Muhamed Amin starts as Post Doc in CMI

03 July 2017

Since July 2017 Muhamed strengthens our CMI COMOTION team.

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Alec Owens starts as Post Doc in CMI

03 July 2017

Alec finished his PhD research project in theoretical molecular physics at the University College London. Since July 2017 he strengthens our CMI Theory team.

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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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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 „Imaging structure and dynamics using controlled 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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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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