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November 20, 2013 — PETRA III

Novel Material Stores Unusually Large Amounts of Hydrogen

X-ray study reveals the formation of iridium trihydride at high pressure An international team of researchers has synthesized a new material that...
November 6, 2013 — PETRA III

X-rays reveal inner structure of the Earth's ancient magma ocean

First look into magma at deep mantle conditions Using the world's most brilliant X-ray source, scientists have for the first time peered into molten...
September 30, 2013 — PETRA III

The world's sharpest X-ray beam shines at DESY

Researchers of the University of Göttingen substantially increase resolution at DESY´s light source PETRA III The world’s sharpest X-ray beam shines...
September 4, 2013 — PETRA III

Worldwide unique centre for infection research

Ground-breaking ceremony for Centre for Structural Systems Biology with German federal research minister Wanka and Hamburg science senator...
April 12, 2013 — PETRA III

Liquid on liquid goes solid

Kiel based research group discovers nano-crystals at the interface between two liquids Not all liquids are mixable. Researchers from the Institute of...
April 10, 2013 — PETRA III

X-rays Reveal Coexisting Structures in Glass

PETRA establish missing link between mechanical and structural properties of glass Hamburg, 10 April 2013. The craft of glassmaking extends way back...
April 9, 2013 — PETRA III

Surprising turn of microscopic particles in capillaries

X-rays reveal unexpected re-orientation When small particles flow through thin capillaries, they display an unusual orientation behaviour. This has...
March 14, 2013 — PETRA III

X-ray laser allows scientists taking live snapshots of chemical reactions

An international team under the leadership of Hamburg scientists has observed a catalyst in action on the molecular level with the world’s strongest...
January 24, 2013 — PETRA III

Mysterious Rembrandt

Mysterious Rembrandt X-ray analysis of detailed mock-up shows how to reveal hidden paintings A sophisticated X-ray technology paves the way to...
September 20, 2012 — PETRA III

Federal Chancellor Merkel visits DESY

-PETRA III experimental hall is symbolically baptised after Nobel laureate Max von Laue- Federal Chancellor Merkel on Wednesday visited the research...