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Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II)

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21.12.2017

With angelic patience to the pure atomic arrangement

CsCuCl3 crystallizes in a right and left form. Under normal conditions, it is impossible to separate these two so-called chiral forms and to obtain a crystal with a purely right or purely left atomic arrangement. The Japanese scientist Dr. Yusuke Kousaka has not only managed to grow pure monochiral crystals, but also to prove the direct...[more]

18.12.2017

8.8 million euros for the research on electronic correlations

The transregional collaborative research center TRR 80 "From electronic correlations to functionality" successfully enters the third funding period. The German Research Foundation DFG will continue to support the consortium of the University of Augsburg and the Technical University of Munich with another 8.8 million euros for the next four years....[more]

11.12.2017

"Cloppenburg" analyzed with neutrons

Cloppenburg is a city in Lower Saxony and therefore namesake for a strange stone, which was there already found in March 2017. Experts from the German Aerospace Center (DLR) were able to confirm beyond doubt that this is a piece of meteorite from the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. He was named after his locality "Cloppenburg"...[more]